Google Search Console is an essential tool for any digital marketer, web designer or business owner trying to get their site noticed by Google. In a nutshell, running your site through shows Google your content. So, how do we make sure Google gets a complete picture of your website? As websites have different versions, you would have Google search console index every version (http, https, www and non-www) of your site separately. Luckily, Google released new domain properties and improved how it now gathers data from websites that are index. Read below for a summary of this update!
How Domain Properties Can Help your Site
Domain properties show data for all URLs under the domain name, including all protocols, subdomains, and paths.This will automatically ensure that Google has a wider picture of your site without you having to manually tell Google there are different versions of your site.
It does not matter whether you use m-dot URLs for mobile pages, or are migrating to HTTPS, Search Console is now able to help with a complete view of your site’s data with regards to how Google Search sees it. Here’s how the Search Console looks automatically taking into account all versions of your website:
If you already have DNS verification set up in Search Console, it will automatically create new domain properties for your site with data over all reports. If, on the other hand, you have never added domain properties in Google Search Console, make sure to read this guide by Search Console Help Center
Would like to learn more about domain properties? check out the official post on Google’s Webmaster Central Blog.
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