Google webmaster helps you track your site’s search performance with Google Search Console and browse around for more webmaster resources. Even if something’s wrong with your site, get help fast using google’s top issues list, support documentation and testing tools.
Step 1: How to setup Google Webmaster account
Open google webmaster in the browser – GOOGLE WEBMASTER LOGIN
Step 2: After Singing In, click Add a property
Step 3: Google will ask you to verify your site
There are various options from the above list that you can choose from, we prefer HTML tag as it is easy to be updated.
All you need to do is to copy the meta tag content as seen below
Step 4: Go to YOAST SEO and click Webmaster tools
Now, you just need to paste the content key in the Google Search console field and Yoast SEO will do the remaining things.
Step 5: Go back to webmasters and click VERIFY.
After clicking verify you’ll see this green tick which means google webmaster has successfully verified the ownership of your site.
Step 6: How to upload XML Site map on google webmaster tool
As per Wikipedia – A site map (or sitemap) is a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users. It can be either a document in any form used as a planning tool for Web design, or a Web page that lists the pages on a Web site, typically organized in hierarchical fashion.
Follow this tutorial to learn how to upload XML site map on google webmaster Click on the sitemap on the lower bottom
Click on Add/Test Sitemap
In the meantime go to your blog’s backend (WP-admin) and make sure that you’ve installed YOAST SEO
Click SEO > XML Sitemaps
Then click XML sitemap, alternatively you can click user sitemap option as well.
Now here is a list of all the XML sitemap that YOAST SEO has created it for your site.
POST and PAGE sitemap are the one’s that we will be submitting to Google webmaster, because they are the one which contain the information about our blog.
Copy it, refer to the screenshot below.
Paste the same in your Google Webmaster and click SUBMIT.
repeat the same for PAGE sitemap.
Once you are done with adding the sitemaps, refresh the page.
Here is your google webmaster dashboard showing your sitemap added.