In the last blog, we discussed on “Google Search Console” its uses, who use the tool, step by step its set up, and its verification process. Today we will go forward with it.
Today we will discuss its whole work. Learn how to use the “Google Search Console” of a website and how it will help us monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain your website appearance on the search engine result pages.
So let’s start,
After your website gets verified with the Google search console account, you will see the data of your website here.
Sometimes, it takes time, but you will see the tools mentioned below in the Google Search console once it does.
It gives you an idea that you are getting traffic on which keyword and how much and from where.
Plus, you will see the crawler has indexed your site or not. If indexed, then on which date, its last crawling date, etc., you can analyze from there.
Plus, It also helps you check that Googlebot is facing an error or not while visiting your site.
Under URL Inspection, you can inspect your website URL that which are on Google or which are not or which need to be indexed and which need to be not. It would help if you typed your URL into the search bar at the top of the screen, then you will get the result that how Google sees your URL.
Under the performance section, you will able to see the presentation of your website on the SERP. You can check how many clicks you are getting on your website. And also how many impressions you are getting on your site, Average CTR, and Average Position.
The performance section is divided into two parts: Search Results + Discover.
- In the search result, you will get the result-driven from searches on Google for your website.
- In discover, the results come from that how many have visited your site by finding your site.
The index section is categorized into three parts:
Coverage >> Under the Coverage section, we can see the website page report. It is further divided into some sections: “Pages with an error,” “valid with warnings,” “valid,” and “excluded.”
If your website is facing any error, then you will get a mail about the error. With this section, you will get to know which pages you are getting an error on and which type of error you are getting to solve that error with the help of a website developer.
Remember, you should try that your website has no errors or warnings.
Sitemaps >> in the last blog, we explained that the list of WebPages called sitemaps.
In Search Engine Optimization, we submit a sitemap on Google Search Console. It is the way of telling search engines that we have these pages on our website. So that crawlers get crawled the pages easily.
In an XML format, the sitemap has to be submitted.
Under Enhancement, you will see the option “Mobile Usability.” Under this, you can see that which page of your website is responsive or which is not.
Note: Your all pages should be responsive and with no errors.
Few more options you will see at the bottom of the menu bar. Let’s dive into those:
• Security and Manual Actions
According to the Google Support team, it means “flagged as spam by a human.”
You will get a message here if your site seems spammy.
“No issues detected,” if you see on this page, then your website is OK, and if you do not see the same, then it means that you have done something wrong which you need to fix immediately.
In the links section, you will get an idea of where your site is receiving links, where they are linking to, and what they are saying.
Internal links and External links are its two categories.
Internal links refer to the links you are getting from other sites. On the other hand, external links refer to the links from your sites to others.
In SEO, links are the backbone. The best way to increase your rankings on Google is to get more sites to link to you.
I hope, here we have provided you complete information about “Google Search Console” in detail.
Also Read: Google Search Console: Introduction