How to Add WordPress Website to Google via Domain?

There are various ways to add your website to google. Out of all the ways adding your website to google search console via add a domain property is the best one. You would not have to reverify your website again and it covers all the prefixes and pages of your website automatically. Its a one-time effort but worth the pain. It isn’t tough and I have provided a step by step guide.

Also Read : Why should you add your website to google?

  • A functional Google Account.
  • A Website that is live.
  • Login access to CPanel of the hosting account.

Let’s get you started

Step1: Creating an Google search console Account

Search for Google Search Console

Login to with your google account

Step2: Verify via Domain

Once you have logged in to your account you will see an option to verify via domain or via URL prefix.

Select Domain

In domain, enter your website URL address and click continue:

Copy Generated Code

Once you click continue, you would be shown a code you need to copy that and open a new tab in your browser.

Login to the CPanel of Your Hosting Account

Login to the CPanel of your hosting account and select the DNS Zone editor.

Change the values

Once you enter the editor you need to add a TXT record with the value of what you copied in the google verification screen.

Verify

Go back to google search console and click on verify. It most cases it happens instantly. But in some cases, it might take some time to verify possibly even 24 hours. So don’t worry, just log back in after 24 hours and you would still be able to verify.

Voila, it’s done !! Now your website is verified with google search console and it will be indexed by google shortly. One extra thing you might need to do is add a sitemap. This will enable Google to crawl and index your website faster. Here is a guide on how to create and add a sitemap to Google.

Hope so you found this article helpful. If you have any doubt or are in need of any help. Comment Below and I will revert back asap. You can also contact me on my Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

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Geet Dhillon

Teacher, Web Designer/Developer by profession and a travel enthusiast who loves to meet people and make new friends. My name is Geet Dhillon and I am inspired by Artists, Writers, Entrepreneur & Visionaries. I try to find way to help, promote their talent and creativity.
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