How to Use Google Search Console for SEO

In this tutorial section, I will tell you How to Use Google Search Console for SEO, What is Google Search Console, Overview, Performance, URL Inspection Coverage, and Sitemaps full explanation for beginners. 

What is Google Search Console

Google Webmaster also know as Google Search Console. Google Webmaster is a web service developed by Google. Google webmasters allow you to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their sites and you can check your keywords ranking reports and more. 

Initially, from 20 May 2015, this tool was known by the name of Google Webmaster but in the update of January 2018, Google changed its name to the search console, since then everyone knows this tool by the name of Google search console.

If you have to rank your website in google, then in Google Search Console (search.google.com/search-console) you will have to verify your site and verification is easy, normally go to the official site of Search Console, you can verify your site if you do not know or if there is an issue at the time of verification, then you can tell me in the comment box, I will make your tutorials quickly.

You can submit your sitemap in Google Search Console and you can also see SEO related issues of your website in Search Console and you can improve your SEO even more by fixing those issues.

How to Use Google Search Console for SEO

In this section, I will tell you How to Use Google Search Console for SEO and how you can improve your SEO by using Google Search Console and will tell you about all its tools beginner to advance.

How to Use Google Search Console for SEO

Google Search Console Overview

In this section, you can see all the overactivity of your website, here you can see the performance, coverage, and enhancement of your website, only on this page, you can see the error, validation, trend, total web search clicks you can see, etc.

Performance

In this performance section you can see the total web search clicks of your website, on this you can see how much traffic has come on your website for the last 3 months.

Google Search Console Overview

Coverage

In this coverage section you can see the error of all the pages of your website and the validation of them, that too for the last 3 months.

Coverage

Enhancements

In this Enhancements section, you can see the error, validation, or trend of your website’s Core Web Vitals, Mobile Usability, or schema.

Enhancements

Google Search Console Performance

Total Click

You can see the organic click on your website under the Total Click section, in this, you can see how many users have clicked on your site.

Total Impressions

Within the Total Impressions section, you can see how many users have seen any of your URLs in Google search results while searching for any keywords or queries. 

Average CTR

CTR’s full form is click-through rate. Average CTR is the percentage of clicks received by the impression, it is shown that the average percentage of clicks that have come in the total impression.

Average Position

Average Position section represents the average position of your website in a google search result, it mostly counts only those pages whose position is in google search result top 100.

Google Search Console Performance

In this section, you can see the queries/keywords of your website and can also see your pages, countries, devices, search appearance, and dates and you can analyze from which platform the traffic on your website is maximum. It is coming as well as you can see clicks, impressions, CTR, and position coming from all the platforms.

Queries and Keywords

Google Search Console URL Inspection 

You can inspect any URL of your website under the URL Inspection section, in this you can see that on which day your page has been cached and whether that page is mobile friendly as well as if you did that page If you have used any schema, then you can also see it, if any of these things are not valid, then you can also fix the validation of that.

URL Inspection

 

Google Search Console URL Inspection

Google Search Console Coverage

You can see those pages of your website under the Coverage section, there is an error, warning and excluded in gene pages, as well as you can see your valid pages, you can see all your pages on this and you can see the pages that you have submitted in a sitemap.

Google Search Console Coverage

Google Search Console Sitemaps

This is a sitemaps panel, on this you can submit your sitemap and you can see the type, submitted date, last read, status, and discover URL of the submitted sitemap if there is an error in that sitemap submission so Google Search Console will show that error.

Google Search Console Sitemaps

Google Search Console Removals

If you want to remove any of your pages inside the Removals section from Google’s search results, then you can remove from the Removals section, and as soon as you submit any of your URLs inside the Removals section, exactly 1 – 2 hours after that. That page will be removed from search results of Google and if you want, you can cancel this request before about 20 days, if you try to cancel after that, it will not cancel and if you do not cancel then That page will be removed for 6 months straight.

Google Search Console Removals

Google Search Console Core Web Vitals 

You can see compatibility with your website on mobile and desktop platforms in the Core Web Vitals section, in this, you can see what issue is coming when your website is running in mobile and when your website desktop What is going on in it, what is the issue coming in it? Basically, all these issues bring about the speed of the pages of your site. If your website’s pages speed is good, then this issue is rarely seen.

Google Search Console Core Web Vitals 

In this section you can see poor URLs, URLs need improvement and good URLs and you can open these reports and analyze in full details.

Below this section you will also find a lot of sections like schema of Mobile Usability and schema is optional if you have used schema on your website, only then you can see schema otherwise it does not look.

Schema Section

If you do not know about schema, how to use it on your website and how to improve the SEO ranking of your site with the help of schema, then you can tell me in the comment section that I will try for you quickly. make a tutorial on a schema

Google Search Console Links

Under this links section, you can see your total inbound links, you can see your total external links, total internal links, top linking sites, and top linking text in this section, in this you can analyze all your backlinks.

 

Google Search Console Links

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