Jun 25, 2009

Basic Help for using Google Webmaster Tools

After launching the website, webmaster next step is to improve the site visibility on search engine perspective. Submitting website to major search engines like Google, yahoo, Bing helps to crawl the website quickly but takes more time to index all the web pages. Sometimes Google bot fail to index few pages due to crawl errors. Problem in identifying the reasons? Submit your website to Google webmaster tools to identify the crawl error and to identify bot status on your website.

Adding a Site: Multiple websites can be managed on a single account.

Verification File: Each website should be verified to complete the submission process. Either you can META tag code on Home Page or upload the html file to the root directory of the website.

• Track Inbound links, Internal links and Top search queries used by the visitors to enter the website.

Crawl Information: Identify Crawl status, Crawl error and Broken links details from the “Diagnostic” tab.

Removing URL: Webmaster can remove specific pages from Google indexing using Robots.txt file.

Settings: Webmaster can customize the Crawler rate to increase Google bot traffic on your website.

Sitemap: Submitting sitemap to Google webmaster tools helps for better indexing.

1 comment:

search engine placement said...

Hi, great tips there. It's the first time I've considered verification files. Thanks for the reminder.