Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Google, Bing and Alexa Meta Tag Verification

Posted by Sonal Kumawat
If you want to show the statistics of your website in Google, Bing and Alexa, then you have to verify your website. With the help of these tools, you know your websites statistics and performance in web using Google webmaster toolsBing webmaster and Alexa Tool.

I have already describe lot of about best free SEO tools. All the above three have different type of verification method like code upload, XML upload, using domain name provider, html file upload and more, but they all have in common is Meta Tag verification method. This post helps you to on Meta tag verification in Google, Bing and Alexa.
Here I am going to clarify one by one: 

Meta tag verification for Google

When you added your website in Google webmaster tools you will notice an option “verify your site” click and check HTML tag verification method and you will see a Meta tag like this

<meta name=”google-site-verification” content=“B5QHUWNuEQGDUWttu6FqmNM5ECQ_2CpzLfcCytRbrEk” />

Now, first thing you need to do is just copy it and paste it into your website home page <head> section. If you are using blogspot you can add it from your Dashboard > Template > Edit HTML and find the “<head>, add below the <head> tag and then save it. After this whole process you can click verify in your Google webmaster tools.

And if you are using wordpress you can add it from your Dashboard > Appearance > Editor and select header.php and add below the <head> tag and After this whole process you can click verify in your Google webmaster tools.   

Meta tag verification for Bing

For ing verification, login in Bing webmaster tool, then go to “Configure my site” and you will see the “verify your site” open and you will have two options one XML and other Meta tag verification.

As we are doing to add Meta tags then you will click on Meta tag verification for Bing like this

<meta name=”msvalidate.01″ content=“6C7D022907E51B82307D7E77E0D16D30”/> copy the complete tag and paste it below <head> tag  and your Google verification code and verify your site in Bing.

 Meta tag verification for Alexa 

This is really helpful for your website. After login in Alexa Dashboard, you can find the “claim your site” option in site management button. Open it and you will be given a verification id like this [WJi_Y4O0K4M8sinO-p5nSZ9ssDICopy that code and paste it to your <head> section or you can use the code like this  
<meta name=”alexaVerifyID” content=“WJi_Y4O0K4M8sinO-p5nSZ9ssDI” />

Note: For stay verified, do not remove these Meta tags from your website.

Hope you found this article useful on Meta tag verification for Google, Bing and Alexa. If you need any advice on Google Webmaster Tool, Bing Webmaster tool and Alexa, please free to ask.

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