WordPress, one of the most popular content management systems, powers over 29% of all websites on the internet. Yandex Webmaster Tools can help you generate more traffic from search engines, so you should add your WordPress site to Yandex Webmaster Tools to make it easier for Google and other search engines to see your site in their search results. Check out these steps on how to add your wordpress site in Yandex webmaster tools and enjoy better search engine results.
Step 1 – find a support ticket
The first step is finding a support ticket that allows you to add sites. Simply open any support ticket and search for add site or add a website, if you don’t find one, file a request asking if it can be added. Once you have found a ticket that supports adding websites, submit your request there. The representative may ask you some additional questions before opening up a new ticket for site approval. Due to the large number of requests received by Yandex every day, response time may vary depending on the priority of the request.
Step 2 – login, fill out the required info
The top most field is yours to fill out – title: how to add your wordpress site in Yandex webmaster tools. If you choose 2 for the method, everything below that will be filled out automatically. This can also be an advanced method of adding a post if you have a lot of existing info. You’ll then need to enter the URL for the site and paste it into the input box with the words enter URL next to it. Yandex will then crawl your website and find all of the links on it. If you need help figuring out what this means, contact their support team who are waiting to answer any questions you may have.
Step 3 – Upload a file with meta tags
Create a new post, insert a title eg. How to add your WordPress site in Yandex Webmaster Tools, insert a description of our work and write 3-5 keywords you want to be associated with it. Next, select File Editor and click on Add Media icon. Choose the file with meta tags we created before and upload it. In the Title field type Meta tags and the Content, field paste the meta tags text from before. Click on the Preview button at the bottom of the page to make sure everything is ok before publishing this post as a live blog post.
Step 4 – submit the form
Now you are ready to submit your form and hopefully get approval. Click on Save & Close when you have filled out all of your details then go ahead and click on Submit for Approval which is right below where you entered everything. You should receive an email saying that it has been submitted, however, sometimes it can take up to 24 hours or more before they approve so don’t be alarmed if they don’t respond right away. Just keep checking back until they approve and then you’re ready to start blogging.
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