Google Search Console is a platform that tracks the status of websites and web pages, showing where they rank in Google Search results. It was formerly known as Webmaster Tools. It’s a useful tool for website owners, developers, and content creators to see their site and page interactions on Google and track any growth or problems over a period of time. Google Search Console provides tips and advice for new users the first time they go through Search Console’s tabs, explaining what they can do with that section.
Google Search Console is a useful tool for anyone who owns, manages, or works with a website, including:
Google Search Console’s features allow website owners and managers to see Google Search data and problems that Google is having with their site:
Search Console is free for Google users. To set up an account first requires having a Google account; existing Google users should create a Google Search Console account. They’ll need to select the domain or specific URLs the account will monitor. Google Search Console will require some type of verification proving that the user actually owns the site they’ve entered.
Google Search Console is a useful tool for quickly identifying website errors. Google is the biggest search engine, and it’s important that it can crawl websites. Sometimes it won’t be able to crawl a site, and site owners will want to know and resolve the issue. Google sends email notifications about site problems to the Gmail accounts that are connected to that site in Search Console, so that owners can identify problems more quickly.