Intro to Google Webmaster Tools Now Called Google Search Console
Google Search Console (Formerly Known As Google Webmaster Tools)
Google Search Console is a free online service that provides valuable metrics to website owners. If you’re looking for a simple free way to gather useful information about your website, submit a sitemap, and you just feel like somedays Google Analytics doesn't give you enough information (note sarcasm) then allow me to show you the essentials of Google Search Console.
Its fine if you don't have Google Analytics yet, I will add an introduction to Google Analytics soon.
What is Google Search Console?
Among many other things, Google Search Console’s main functions allow you to check your index status, optimize your site by eliminating errors commonly overlooked, and gives you pre site search analytics data. Used properly (ideally in conjunction with Google Analytics) can be a very powerful tool to help you get the most out of your your website.
Let’s get right into it!