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I see many questions concerning the Google Search Console and Google Webmaster Tools. What is the major differences between the two services and which one should I be using for my Website? Is it possible to just use one or do I need to use both services to submit a sitemap?

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What is the major differences between the two services?

None. Nada. Zip. Bupkis.

They are precisely the same thing. Webmaster tools was renamed Search Console.

Thanks to @w3dk - He was able to find the original announcement here:

https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2015/05/announcing-google-search-console-new.html

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From what I have seen it looks like Google Webmasters is converting to Google Search Console. I have had google webmasters bookmarked since inception and once I signed up for google search console my webmaster bookmark redirects to search console.

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It is the same service. The service is called search console and is also referred to as webmaster tools. You have "webmasters/tools" in the URL and "search console" as the title of the page.

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=en

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