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Questions tagged [site-verification]

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Can not verify my website via metatag

I have to verify my website to different platforms such as G-Suite via meta tag verification but it fails every time and in all platforms. This is my HTML header code: <title>Website title</...
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Multiple Google Webmaster Verification Code on Single Website

I got a website for SEO, But the site is already having a Google verification code. They don't want to share the account details and not giving the account access. So we want to generate a new ...
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Google Analytics verification failure but we're still seeing the data

Today I saw this in Google Search Console: This clearly says the Google Analytics verification failed. But we have all the info, charts, real online users, etc... in the Google Analytics panel. So ...
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Why does Google recommend the 'HTML file' verification method?

I'm using meta tags rather than HTML files to verify my site ownership, because I want to keep my root directory clean. In contrast, Google recommends the 'HTML file' method. My quick web search didn'...
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After moving to a new domain, should I remove the properties for the old domain from Google Search Console?

We currently have two properties in our Search Console account: https://www.NewURL.tld (this is our canonical URL) https://www.OldURL.tld (now redirects to www.NewURL.tld) We just went through a ...
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Newly verified property is not showing up in Webmaster Google Search Console

UPDATE: (2018-04-23) - While revising this post to add more detail I went through the steps to add a property again. However, this time I googled "Google Webmaster Tools" and then used the link in ...
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Showing company name in address bar requires SSL EV certificate, or OV also OK?

I remember in the past I had to buy an SSL EV certificate (which are much more expensive than regular SSL certificates) to get the company name displaying next to the green lock in the address bar. I ...
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After using the HTML file upload verification method, Search Console reports a 404 error that prevents verification

I'm trying to verify a client's subdomain in Google Search Console but I get a 404 error even after uploading the HTML file that Google gives me. The customer's site is actually available only at ...
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Multiple Google Verifications on Same Domain?

I have a domain and I need to verify different services with Google by making a TXT record in my DNS. My company wants to verify their Youtube account with our domain, but there is already a TXT ...
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Verifying in GSC through Yoast with HTML Tag

Each time my team tries to verify using the HTML tag in the Yoast plugin, we receive a message saying that it can't be verified. Checking source code confirms that the tag is placed properly. After a ...
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Deleting property (verification history) on Webmaster Tools

I truly hope someone can shine some light on my stupidity... The situation: With limited knowledge, I added my site (non-www) as a property on GWT. After verifying, I deleted the html file from the ...
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Unable to verify ownership of property/website In Google Webmaster Tools / Search Console

Google Search Console will not see a website I manage as my property. So far I have: - Added a TXT Record - Added a CNAME Record - Added META tag And all have failed to verify. Here is where it ...
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How to claim ownership of a website in Webmaster tools if that website redirects to another site

Ive got an old website that i want to 301 redirect to another website (using .htaccess). I want to claim ownership of the property in Google Webmaster tools, to do this i usually use the file upload ...
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Should I submit https:// and http:// in Google Search Console both with and without the www?

In my site I'm redirecting everything (http://, http://www., https://) to https://www.example.com. Google webmaster tools says: Make sure you add both "www" and "non-www" versions for your site. Also,...
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Google: Where, in my google account, is the meta tag to verify my domain?

I have a Google APPS account which uses my domain, like support@my-business-domain.com. I was working fine but yesterday I just launch my new website at: www.my-business-domain.com and delete the old ...
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How to verify real people?

For a music community, I want bands to be able to verify themselves. What is the best way to do this? For example I could let the record label mail me, but some bands are indepedent. I could also ask ...
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How to add DNS txt record in cpanel and what to name it?

I have a domain, where I have to add a DNS text change. More specifically, I have to do the following: "You should now create a DNS text record with the meta tag value shown below for the domain you'...
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How to verify a website powered by Google App Engine backend site to Google Webmaster Tools?

I have my backend servlet like following : public class BackendServlet extends HttpServlet { private static final long serialVersionUID = 1L; private static final Logger LOG = Logger....
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Is compatibility mode in IE enough for verification?

I wish to verify that my web site looks ok on different versions of Internet Explorer. Do you consider it to be enough to install latest version of IE and use it in compatibility mode when verifying ...
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How to fix Google Apps for Business reverification failures?

We have one member of the company using Google Apps for Business so he can use the Google SMTP server with domain email. We verified him as an owner of the domain by uploading an HTML file to the ...
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google apps domain verification issues

I apologize for asking this here instead of Google's forums, but I find that they tend to yield no results at all, ever. I have a domain verified on Google Apps through HTML file upload, which I am ...
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How can I do? I accidentally delete google and alexa verification meta code

I accidentally delete Google and Alexa verification <meta> code from <head> and all have gone. I went to both Google Webmaster tools and Alexa but I cannot find where I can get ...
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Googlebot requesting a different verification file from my site, should I worry?

The Google-Bot seems to be hitting my site with the incorrect verification method. I have Google Webmasters set up to use a meta-tag for verification, but I am still receiving requests for the html ...