How To Add A Website To Yandex Webmaster Tools In Less Than 5 Minutes

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Curious about learning how to add website to Yandex webmaster tool?
Great, today in this blog you will get to know about how to add website to Yandex webmaster tool from scratch.
Before, letting you know, it will be a good idea for you to know why this tool is essential for adding website.

What Is Yandex Webmaster Tools?

Yandex webmaster is a very popular Russian search engine after Google. Almost 62% of the total users used this search engine between the time period of January to March 2022. The other popular search engines in Russia are Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, and Yahoo search.

Being a popular search engine in Russia, Yandex search engine provides various types of web services like Google provides. These services include Internet search engine, information services, e-commerce, transportation, maps and navigation, mobile applications, and online advertising.

To get your web pages indexed in Yandex, webmasters need to add their website to their SEO tool termed as Yandex webmaster tools. This tool is used to monitor the performance of a website in Yandex search engine.

The benefit of adding URL or website to Yandex search console are that it helps sites to perform better in Yandex Search engine and helps in getting more queries and organic traffic from Russia.

Now, lets get into the detail and understand why it is vital to add your website to Yandex webmaster tools.

Why is it important to add your website to Yandex Webmaster Tools?

Yandex search console is the accumulation of list of SEO tools that helps to monitor the website and its pages performance in Yandex search engine. The benefit of using this tool are

  1. You can measure the search performance and impression of the queries you are getting in Yandex search engine,
  2. Submit sitemap so that your webpages get indexed quickly.
  3. You can find the list of keywords performing better in the search results.
  4. Report spam remove your site listing in the Yandex search engine.
  5. Analyse your website’s Robots.txt file, which will show if you’ve prevented the Yandex spider from crawling your site or not.
  6. You can troubleshoot Violations and security threats on the site very easily.
  7. If there is any site issue then you can check using Yandex webmaster tools.
  8. You can retrieve the Crawl statistics data of your webpages.
  9. You can easily check the website’s status in the Yandex search engine like how many pages have been listed and excluded.
  10. Mobile-friendliness of your site.
  11. You can manage your site structure using Yandex Webmaster Tools.
  12. You can easily check the website’s status in the Yandex search engine like how many pages have been listed and excluded.

How to add your website to Yandex Webmaster Tools

As you have understood the benefits of adding URL to Yandex webmaster tool. Now, its our turn to let you know systematically about how to add website to Yandex Webmaster tools.

  1. STEP 1:

    Go to the Yandex webmaster site.

  2. STEP 2:

    Login, if you are a registered user using your mail or phone number, otherwise create an id to register it or directly login with your Facebook, Gmail, QR code or Twitter. (Depends on your preference). Here I will be signing up using my Gmail.

  3. STEP 3:

    If you are using your Gmail, the first thing you need to choose your account so that you can continue it with Yandex. To continue with Google, it is advisable to read the privacy policy and terms of service of Yandex. Here you will understand what type of data you are giving access to them.

  4. STEP 4:

    Before authorization or clicking the “Accept” button, read the User Agreement of Yandex service.

  5. STEP 5:

    When the “Accept” button is clicked, your account will get created with Yandex and it will lead you to homepage.

  6. STEP 6:

    Now, to add your website to Yandex webmaster tool, click the “Go” button. This will lead you to the “Add site” dashboard where the website will be added.

  7. STEP 7:

    Click the “Add Site” button to add your website preferred URL by hitting the “Add” button.

  8. STEP 8:

    The next step will redirect you to the verification process page. Now, verify your site using any of the three methods. These are HTML file, Meta Tag, and DNS record.  If you are using CMS like WordPress, or WIX then you can verify it using meta tag along with I would recommend you to read an article on How to confirm management rights to a site via CMS. Here, in this tutorial, I will be helping you to verify your site using the first of the three methods. That is via HTML file verification.

  9. STEP 9:

    Verifying the site using an HTML file is one of the easiest ways to verify. To do so download the Yandex file and then upload it in the root directory of your web server. To achieve this goal, go to the cPanel and then File Manger and click the Public_html folder to upload the file.

  10. STEP 10:

    The other process of of verifying the site is Meta tag and DNS record. If you choose the second process then you would need to add the meta tag on the header section of a website where as if you go with the DNS record, then you would need to add the “TXT” given under the DNS record tab.

  11. STEP 11:

    As in this guide we were verifying using t he first method (HTML file). Once the file is added under the root directory click the “Check” button below on the right bottom corner and wait for few minutes.

  12. STEP 12:

    Finally, you will get a pop up notification to confirm the email address where the Yandex webmaster tool will send you notifications.

  13. STEP 13:

    After verifying your site don’t forget to add your sitemap in Yandex search console. To add your sitemap, follow the path indexing> Sitemap files. Now, let the webmaster works for you from the behind. Once the process is done then the data will be updated automatically.

To sum things up…

How easy is this isn’t?
This is the process of adding website to Yandex webmaster tools. Reasons why we have not elaborated the other two methods was to avoid confusions. Our goal is to let you now the easiest method to verify website in Yandex webmaster tools irrespective of CMS. That is why we stuck with the easiest method to very website. If your site is built using WordPress the best way to verify site is by using SEO plugins like RankMath or Yoast SEO.

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