How to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console 2019 (For Dummies)
If you are someone who does not know anything about Google Search Console, Google Webmaster Tools, SEO, etc. and still want to RANK Higher on Google then this is the first step for you! READ IT! 🙂
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#1 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console – Login to GOOGLE ACCOUNT
The first step is for you to login to your google account; which is basically the email account you used to signup with Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Console. (Confused? No problem move to next Step)
#2 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console – Login/Signup with GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Login to Google Analytics using whatever email you are logged in with. If you already signed up in past with Google Analytics using that EMAIL it will take you to a Page like one given in Image and if not it will ask you to sign up.
#3 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console – After Signup
If you logged in and did not find the data as given in the image above then it means you still have to integrate GOOGLE ANALYTICS with your website. For that You have to Copy a Tracking Code from Google Analytics and Paste it in the HEADER File of your Website which will automatically start tracking and populating data in GOOGLE ANALYTICS including REALTIME Data like User Count, Location, Page User Viewing, Time Spend, etc.
#4 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console– Login/Signup Google Webmasters Console
Exactly the same way you were able to signup and login or integrate your website with Google Analytics you have to do it to get access to Google Webmasters Console. The only difference is you can use GOOGLE ANALYTICS to Prove that you own the website since GA only works if you place a code in a Website’s Index File and for that you must be Owner or must have access to the website.
#5 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console – Analyze Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Console
When you compare both of the Google Great Tools you will find that they have lot of common information about your website i.e. Users, Page Data, Clicks, Impressions, etc.
The major difference in both is that Google Webmasters is mainly showing how your website interacts with Google Search Engine whereas Google Analytics shows you the data you have from your website itself i.e. Conversions, Users, Time Spend, Pages Per Session, etc.
Keep in mind that GA and GSC both work hand in hand and they feed data to each other as well after integration. (So lets do it in next step so you do not have to jump back and forth between the two as much)
#6 of 6 Steps to Setup Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Search Console – Integrate Google Analytics and Google Webmasters Console
To integrate both of them you need to first have both signed up and set. Once done you can Go to Google Analytics > Acquisition > Search Console > Set up Search Console data sharing (click it) > It will take you to Property Setting Page > Click on the Adjust Console button in the bottom as in the image below:
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