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The Google team has developed a kit for WordPress, including all the required stuff you need for your website. It includes most of the powerful Google features. The kit can be installed on your WordPress website like a plugin. It is flexible, lightweight, and gives you the opportunity to track your website through the WordPress dashboard. In today’s article, we are going to review the Google Site Kit WordPress plugin and show you how to properly set it up!
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Site Kit by Google Review
The Site kit’s primary function is to create shortcuts in your WordPress dashboard to the most used Google tools like Google Analytics and the Search Console. In this way, the kit plugin saves you a lot of time jumping from one tool to another and gives you the convenience to use all the tools from one place.
The tool is easy-to-manage and shows key metrics and insights from different Google products like:
Search Console (Understand how Google Search discovers and displays your pages in Google Search. Track how many people saw your site in search results, and what query they used to search for your website.)
Analytics (Explore how users navigate your site and track goals you’ve set up for your users to complete.)
AdSense (Keep track of how much your site is earning you.)
PageSpeed Insights (See how your pages perform compared to other real-world sites. Improve performance with actionable tips from PageSpeed Insights.)
Tag Manager (Use Site Kit to set up Tag Manager quickly- no code editing required. Then, manage your tags in Tag Manager.)
Optimize (Use Site Kit to set up Optimize easily – no code editing required. Then, set up A/B tests in Optimize.)
Site Kit by Google – How to Set Up
To set up the Google Site Kit you need to go to their page, then you have full info about the plugin and all its possibilities. Navigate to the right upper corner and click “Instal Site Kit“. After clicking you will be redirected to the WordPress market from where you can install the kit again click “download“. and download the .zip file.
After you have are ready with all these steps and you have the Site Kit already downloaded you need to go to your WordPress website dashboard. Go to “Plugins” –> “Add New“. Then click “Upload Plugin” –>”Choose file“. And the only thing you need to do is to find the .zip file, which is usually in the Downloads folder open the file and click “Install“. When the plugin is already installed you need to activate it, after that you need to make a quick set up which is clearly navigated by Google instructions and can be done without any effort even from a beginner.