How to register with Google Webmaster Tools

Updated on: 09 May 2016

Google Webmaster Tools (also known as Google Search Console) is a handy tool you can use to register and manage your site with Google. All you need is a Google account, which you can create through the Google website.

If you have a Google account simply head to your admin panel and link your online store to Google Webmaster Tools by following the steps below:

  1. In the admin panel go to ‘Marketing/Google Search Console’.
  2. Click ‘Connect to Google’ and log in using your Google account.
  3. If your site is already in the list, select it and click ‘Save’ to establish a link immediately.
  4. If your site is not in the list, click on ‘Verify my online store’. Your site will then automatically be added to Google Webmaster Tools. Click ‘Save’ to establish a link immediately.

You can then log in to Google Webmaster Tools to register your sitemap. Click here for further instructions.

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