WHAT IS GOOGLE SITE KIT FOR WORDPRESS?

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WHAT IS GOOGLE SITE KIT FOR WORDPRESS?

Site Kit is the official WordPress plugin from Google launched in late November 2019. Google Site kit brings all the insights about how people find and use your site. Google Site Kit is the one-stop solution to deploy, manage, and get insights from Google services to make the site successful on the web. Google Site Kit offers free up-to-date insights from multiple Google products directly on the WordPress dashboard.

GOOGLE SITE KIT BRINGS ALL YOUR GOOGLE DATA ON YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

Site Kit includes powerful features that make using these Google products seamless and flexible:

  • Easy-to-understand stats directly on your WordPress dashboard
  • Official stats from multiple Google tools, all in one dashboard
  • Quick setup for multiple Google tools without having to edit the source code of your site
  • Metrics for your entire site and for individual posts
  • Easy-to-manage, granular permissions across WordPress and different Google products

ALL YOUR GOOGLE SERVICES ON YOUR WORDPRESS WEBSITE

Site Kit shows key metrics and insights from different Google products:

  • Search Console: Understand how Google Search discovers and displays your pages in Google Search. Track how many people saw your site in Search results, and what query they used to search for your site.
  • Analytics: Explore how users navigate your site and track goals you’ve set up for your users to complete.
  • AdSense: Keep track of how much your site is earning you.
  • PageSpeed Insights: See how your pages perform compared to other real-world sites. Improve performance with actionable tips from PageSpeed Insights.
  • Tag Manager: Use Site Kit to easily set up Tag Manager- no code editing required. Then, manage your tags in Tag Manager.
  • Optimize: Use Site Kit to easily set up Optimize- no code editing required. Then, set up A/B tests in Optimize.

HOW TO ACTIVATE AND SET UP GOOGLE SITE KIT ON YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

Follow the below instructions:

  1. Sign in to your WordPress site
  2. Click on Plugins
  3. Click on Add new
  4. Search for “Site Kit”
  5. Activate Site Kit plugin
  6. Your Google Site kit is now active but has not been set up. Now you need to set it up.
  7. A new “Google” item should appear on your WordPress Dashboard vertical menu on your left. Click on that “Google” menu item
  8. Google will need to verify that you are the real owner of your WordPress site. You will grant permission for Google to access your Google Account data. You’ll need to sign in with your Google Account to start the process.
  9. Google will need to add a verification token to your site HTML code.
  10. Add the verification token to before the </head> HTML of your website.
  11. Viola, you have successfully set up Google Site Kit on your WordPress Dashboard.

You successfully set up Site Kit on your WordPress Site. You can now see how your site appears in Google search, how many visitors you got from Google search, your popular pages, and how people found them from Google search.

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