Google Webmaster Tools, or Webmaster Central, is to be considered on of the more useful tools in the SEO toolkit that google is providing. Some of its features include showing how Google crawls, indexes and rank your site, the way people find your site in search result and the CTR on the clicks that follow by those result pages. Also you can find out, although limited, who is linking to you and to what pages, receive (email) notifications or alerts when your site contains malware, your WordPress installation needs an update or other issues that have been detected.
Why use Google Webmaster Tools?
So why should you use Webmaster Tools? Some of its features mentioned earlier already indicate why it might be helpful to verify your site and look into it periodically. Let’s go into some of the features that are available and understand how they can be of help to basically any webmaster or SEO. (more…)