Whether you are an old blogger or you have just stepped into the world of blogging, if you want your blog to be displayed in Google search results as soon as possible, then this is just the right article for you. Although, Google knows about a blogger’s blog when it is uploaded but it takes time for it to retrieve that information and you definitely do not want to wait that long!
Google search engine is widely used by people around the world followed by others such as Bing, Yahoo etc., hence the verification of your blogger blog is one of the major initial steps that you should take in order to get your blog to Google search results quickly.
The steps mentioned below show how you can verify your blog through Google webmaster tools, as this is a major function that should not be missed at any cost. Keep following these simple steps to carry out this process.
Steps To Verify Your Blogger Blog In Google Webmaster Tools
Sign in into Google Webmaster Tools (preferably with the same Gmail you use to open your blogger blog)
add site to webmaster tools You will find a red button, click on it. the button looks like the image above.
After clicking on it, you will find a box asking you to enter your blogger blog address.
After writing your blogger blog address, click on the continue button.
You will be asked to verify your blog ownership, this is to prove that you own the blog before you claim someone else blog. There are two methods that you will be offered during the verification which is “Recommended Methods” and “Alternate Methods“.
But you should pick the Alternate Method.
The Alternate method involves you inserting an HTML code into your blogger template, at the head tag to be specific, the code normally looks like this
< meta name=”google-site-verification” content=”zuXppNI6Ov58_sKYPYmclkJQGc3rroRIL7Y4-DzGel4″ />
Login to your Blogger dashboard and edit the template to get to the head tag, when you have click on Edit HTML under the Template. insert it under thisand before the.
Check the Google Webmaster tools and confirm the verification.