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How do I verify my wordpress site on Google Webmaster Tools?

The Wordpress plugin All in One Webmaster lets you verify your website in the respective Webmaster tools of the top search engines like Google and Bing (MSN).

To install the All in One Webmaster plugin:

  1. Log in to your Wordpress Dashboard.
  2. Click on Plugins > Add New.

Plugins > Add New - Wordpress

  1. On the Install Plugins screen, under the Search tab, enter All in One Webmaster into the Search field, and click Search Plugins.

Add Plugin - Wordpress

  1. On the Search Results page, look for All in One Webmaster and then click Install Now button. 
    Search Results All In One Webmaster - Wordpress


  1. Click OK on the message box that comes up.

  1. After the plugin has been successfully installed, activate it by clicking Activate Plugin.

Activate All In One Wordpress Plugin​ 


To verify your site in Google Webmaster tools using the All in One Webmaster plugin:

  1. In your Google Webmaster Tools account, select Add a meta tag to your site's home page as the verification method.

  1. It will then give you a code similar to the code below. Copy the value defined for content. Make sure you copy every characters enclosed in the quotation marks.
<meta name="google-site-verification" content="PehhLzWlwY-C4I0rdd0rBhQuVX7HvRuNNerhkmpsooI" />
  1. In your Wordpress Dashboard, go to All In One Webmaster.

AIO Webmaster - Dashboard Wordpress

  1. Paste the code you copied earlier from your Google Webmaster Tools account into the Google WebMaster Central field. If you also already have your Bing Webmaster Center and Yahoo Site Explorer codes, enter them into the corresponding fields as well.



  1. Scroll down and click the Update Options button.



  1. Go back to your Google Webmaster Tools account and click on the Verify button.