What is Google Search Console?

Google Search Console used to be called Google Webmaster Tools, it is a free-of-charge Google product that allows Webmasters to check indexing status and optimise visibility of websites.

Google Console looks at and checks for errors on the following:

  • Search Appearance
  • Search Traffic
  • Google Index
  • Crawl
  • Security Issues

To add MindVision to your Google Search Console so we can manage and analyse your data.

Go to Google Search Console (Please note if it is not set up we can set it up for you)

1. Click on your website

2. On the right-hand side click on the cog, then select ‘Users and Property Owners’:google search console admin

3. Click on ‘Add a New User’ on the right-hand side:

add a new user

Add MindVision as a ‘Full’ user:

add a new user google search console

HTTP and HTTPS in Webmaster Tools

If you have added HTTPS to your website make sure you add the HTTPS version to the console. You should also add the site with both the www. and non www. versions.