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Google Webmaster Tools – Adding Meta Tags to Word Press.Com

June 17, 2010

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Google Webmaster Tools – Adding Meta Tags to Word Press.Com - 20 Steps for more than one blog or set of websites , 17 steps for one website.

#1

Open Google Web Master Tools

http://bit.ly/aMEBZg

#2

Home

#2

ADD a SITE (put the name of your blog site url here)

example:

themunroeseries.wordpress.com

#4

Verify Owner Ship

#5

Verification Method

#6

Choose Meta Tag (wordpress)

Copy the meta tag below, and paste it into your site’s home page. It should go in the <head> section, before the first <body> section.

copy the link shown for THAT particular website this is an example of what it looks like:

<head>

<meta name=”google-site-verification” content=”oVxv_XTN56_6Jfen_fFPMWhUze9nw2vXwhSd7Cq-flM” />

<title> My title </title>

</head>
<body>

page contents
</body>
#7

go to your WORD PRESS BLOG

#8

My Dashboards

#9

Click on name of your blog

#10

Left side Menu of Dashboard

LOOK UNDER APPEARANCE FOR

TOOLS

#11

pick

TOOLS

#12

WEB MASTER TOOLS VERIFICATION

Enter your meta key “content” value to verify your blog with Google Webmaster ToolsYahoo! Site Explorer, and Bing Webmaster Center

Google Webmaster Tools  (PUT YOUR SITES META TAG HERE)
#13
save changes
#14
IT WILL SAY AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE IF GOOGLE HAS VERIFIED IT.
#15
NOW ADD YOUR SITE MAP
CLICK ADD SITEMAP
#16
JUST ADD TO THE URL of YOUR BLOG THAT’S ALREADY THERE
Word press site map extension just add   sitemap.xml

EXAMPLE:

http://themunroeseries.wordpress.com/(add the words sitemap.xml here)

I think you have to hit save

#17

IT WILL AUTOMATICALLY MAKE A NEW SITE MAP FOR YOU

** see #18 – #20 if you need to add more blogs**

I finally figured it out today.

Ive been trying to do this for a year now.

I’ll post one for Squidoo once I figure that one out.

good luck!

If you want to do more blogs

#18

top right says

BACK TO HOME

click on that

#19

and add a new site

#20

repeat the steps #1 – #17  all over again.

I found this site AFTER I figured it out LOL

http://www.stgermaine.ca/add-a-wordpress-site-to-google-webmaster-tools/

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. November 12, 2010 5:24 pm

    Thanks for the walk through.

  2. December 11, 2010 4:36 pm

    Hi Linda,Im impressed at the diversity of your work and projects.For this very useful instructions on how to Add Meta Tags to Word Press.Com…Is it possible to add a little screenshot for the instructions or make a video?I cannot get to the part of homepage title on my wordpress.com blog…or is this for wordpress.org blogs?
    congrats for your work and thanks!

  3. March 9, 2011 5:44 pm

    Thank you very much! your post was really helpful !!

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