Verifying your site with Google Webmaster Tools or Bing Webmaster Tools provides a number of insights and benefits to site administrators.
Some of the insights include advanced search metrics, reports on how many pages of your site are currently indexed, and any problems your site may have.
The benefits include quicker, more reliable indexing in the search engines, along with detailed knowledge of the overall health and status of your site.
And now these insights and benefits are only a few steps away, thanks to Thesis’ simple Site Verification integration.
Setting up Google and Bing Site Verification
First, you’ll need to obtain the verification codes from Google and Bing. Once you have them, you can return to Thesis Admin → Site → Site Verification, paste the
content string (from the provided
<meta> tag) into the appropriate fields, and then hit the save button.
You don’t need to sign for both Google and Bing Webmaster tools; you can sign up for either one, or for neither. However, we recommend signing up for both in order to maximize your site’s exposure.
Update: Example video removed because it incorrectly showed pasting the entire
<meta> tag in the available fields; instead, you should only paste the