6 Ways to Use Google s Webmaster Tools for SEO

Webmaster Tools for SEO

Tools / May 15, 2021

Google Webmaster Tools Site Defaults2. Set Site Defaults
Tell Google to show your page with the www or without, set a geographic target and select if you want the images show up in Google’s enhanced image search; aka Google Image Labeler.

3. Analyze Meta Descriptions and Title Tags
Google will provide a list of URLs that have duplicate title tags or duplicate meta descriptions as well as if there are pages with to short, or to long, meta descriptions or titles.

Google Webmaster Tools Analyzing Meta Data

4. Top Search Queries
Ever wondered what people search for that your show up for? Outside of the obvious of course. This type of information is available in Google Webmaster Tools. It shows what a site is showing up for and what people are clicking though on along with your ranking. It can even be filtered by type of search (web, image, mobile) and by country.

5. Manage Sitelinks
If a site is lucky enough to get an additional block of links under their listing in Google, these can be managed in Google Webmaster Tools.Google Webmaster Tools Top Search Queries You can’t tell Google what pages to add, but you can tell Google not to show a sitelink it has created.

6. Enhance 404 Error Pages
Google can provide a bit of JavaScript that can be embed on a 404 error page so that when it loads, Google will try to guess what the user was looking for based on what Google has indexed. It also comes with a handy Google site search box.

Google Sitelinks Google Webmaster Tools Enhanced 404 Error Pages

Source: www.toprankblog.com