Wix Answers

Do not post confidential info such as passwords or financial information.
Cancel
Post Question
Jo Wix Team

Yes! You can verify your site ownership with Google Webmaster Tools using header code meta tags. 

 

Follow the instructions below to verify your site with Google Webmaster tools: 

 

1. Click here, and follow steps 1 through 3 to copy the header code meta tag .

2. From the Wix Editor, click 'Settings' > 'SEO (Google)' > 'Advanced SEO Settings', paste the code, and click 'Apply'.

 

*After pasting the code, do not add any additional text.*

 

3. Navigate back to Google Webmaster tools, and click 'Verify' to complete the process.

 

Your Site is verified. 

 

We recommend  that you view the video below:

 

 
For more information about adding Header Code Meta Tags, click here,

 

Replies (180 replies total)

Show my replies first
  • farmpac

    Replied by farmpac 13 hours ago

    Google webmaster tools cannot verify site - error message google analytics cannot contact server.....???

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support 7 hours ago

      Hi,

      Please follow the steps provided in the "Best Reply". If you have - please re-check your webmasters code. Make sure you have published your site before you've attempted to verify it if you've added the codes.

      Dror - Wix Team
  • aladdinkhan36

    Replied by aladdinkhan36 April 16, 2014

    "Dear wix admin,
    I am using Google Apps and I need to add the following TXT record to verify my domain with them:

    TXT:          google-site-verification=ZDqhbwFRjqmY1DNIljVxjZ64qHN2HBqjcaOLdXHrZ1A

    • Tal Wix Team

      Replied by Tal April 17, 2014

      Hi,

       

      Please clarify what exactly do you wish to add to your site, a Google site verification code or a TXT record to your domain?

      In case it is the first one, please check the best reply at he top of this page.

      In case you need to add a TXT record, please go here.

      Tal, Wix Team
  • coachscottgraham

    Replied by coachscottgraham April 10, 2014

    I have a WIX premium account and cannot find anywhere to enter the bing webmaster meta tag nor the google webmaster meta tag.

    Under Site Optimization, there are only options for site title, description and keywords.

    Can you help me figure this out or put this code in for me?

    Thanks!

    Scott Graham

    http://www.8leadershipdimensions.com/

    • oryi Wix Team

      Replied by oryi April 10, 2014

      The instructions apply for HTML5 sites only.

       

      If you wish, you may switch to HTML5, a far better and more customized option than Flash, though please note that it is impossible to automatically convert your website to HTML5. For further information, please consult the comparisons between HTML5 and Flash: here and here.

       

      Please let us know should you require any further help.

      All the best, Or
  • zoomerbwoy

    Replied by zoomerbwoy April 4, 2014

    Im trying to verify my website on google+

    it gives me this code - 

    <a href="https://plus.google.com/110775671094474548243" rel="publisher">Google+</a>

    Which i paste into the Advanced SEO page but wix says the following 

    Why wont it work please?

    Thanks

    Lloyd

    • Tali Wix Team

      Replied by Tali April 4, 2014

      Hey Lloyd

      Please make sure to submit a code in the following format:

      <link rel=”publisher” href=”Google+ Page URL“>

      or

      <link href=”Google+ Page URL“ rel=”publisher”>

       

      Let us know should you require any further assistance.

      Tali, Wix Team
    • zoomerbwoy

      Replied by zoomerbwoy April 5, 2014

      Hi i tried this as you suggested 

      Which WIX says is accepted and works but google+ says not - 

      How can I a get this sorted please?

      Thanks

    • Natty Wix Team

      Replied by Natty April 6, 2014

      Hey,

       

      Please click  here  for more information on linking a Wix site to Google+.

      This requires the use of  Google Webmaster Tools.

    • zoomerbwoy

      Replied by zoomerbwoy April 14, 2014

      That doesn't help at all. 

      Im paying for premium customer service. where is it?

      You tell me one thing, then another. whats the deal?

    • Alina Wix Team

      Replied by Alina April 15, 2014

      Hey, 

      I apologize for the confusion and the inconvenience this issue has caused you. 

      Please try using the following code:
      <link href="https://plus.google.com/110775671094474548243" rel="publisher"/>

      Please let us know if the issue persists. 

      Thanks, 

      Alina, Wix Support Team
  • davstrickland

    Replied by davstrickland March 20, 2014

    I followed the steps to putting the Google metatag into my Wix site:

    Settings' > 'SEO (Google)' > 'Advanced SEO Settings', paste the code, and click 'Apply'......

    But the Google SEO Meta tag is not working. Google cannot verify it. I have tried several times. What now? I need this to work.

    • Gat Wix Team

      Replied by Gat March 21, 2014

      Hi,

      Thank you for contacting Wix support!

      I am sorry to hear you are experiencing difficulties.

      Are you getting any error message?

      Please provide us with a screen shot showing the problem. For instructions on how to take a screenshot, please use this link.
       

      To upload the screenshot, simply click on the "Upload" button and follow the steps.
       

      Thanks,

      Gat Wix Team.
  • smogavc

    Replied by smogavc March 18, 2014

    verification of website

    i wanna verify my site through google webmaster

     

     

    please help :)

    • Darth V. Wix Team

      Replied by Darth V. March 18, 2014

      Hi,

       

      Please check the Best reply in this thread. 

      Best regards, WIX Team
  • 4thfloordesigns

    Replied by 4thfloordesigns March 11, 2014

    I just added the meta tag to advanced SEO in my wix editor to verify my site trough google webmaster tool. Google cant verify my site www.4thfloordesigns.com. Can you help me with this issue?

    Tag code is : <meta name="google-site-verification" content="q-P5fPn_16U27817haklBv4JfiVXM6hONvMBQRukd3g" />

    Thanx a million!

    Anja

    • Ben Wix Team

      Replied by Ben March 11, 2014

      I have verified that you have added the meta tag '<meta name="google-site-verification" content="q-P5fPn_16U27817haklBv4JfiVXM6hONvMBQRukd3g" />' to the head section of your Wix site without issue.

       

      Please clarify as to at what stage you are encountering an issue. Please provide us with a screen shot of the problem. For instructions on how to take a screenshot, please use this link.

       

      To upload the screenshot, simply click on the "Upload" button and follow the steps.
       

       

    • 4thfloordesigns

      Replied by 4thfloordesigns March 11, 2014

    • Itamar Wix Team

      Replied by Itamar March 11, 2014

      Please note I answered your question here.

      Itamar, Wix team
  • khalidnaqsh

    Replied by khalidnaqsh March 9, 2014

    verify my site

    Hi, I try to verify my site and I put this meta code but still errors Please Help

    <meta name="google-site-verification" content="pFZ4RQWNY14gntdQAyj7bS8eocepAob2J_VMqMJehso" />

  • micketyboo

    Replied by micketyboo March 1, 2014

    In the Wix Editor:

    1. Open your editor
    2. Click 'Settings' > 'SEO (Google)' > 'Advanced SEO Settings'
    3. Paste the code in the following format: 

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Im not finding this at all in my editor, all I have under settings is..

    General>appearance>extras>site optimization>stats

    Where exactly is 'Advanced SEO Settings' ??

    Im starting to get really annoyed just lately of the limitations provided by Wix.

    • Daniel M Wix Team

      Replied by Daniel M March 1, 2014

      Hi there,

       

      Thanks for contacting us. It seems you've been following the HTML Learning Center instructions, here is the flash equivalent.

       

      As your working on both platforms (Flash and HTML), please note you may toggle between the different Learning Centers by clicking the options seen below:

       

      I hope this was helpful,

      - Daniel M, Wix team.
    • micketyboo

      Replied by micketyboo March 3, 2014

      No it was not helpful at all, switching to the flash learning centre does not tell me where I can view/edit my page source code, why cant we just have a cpanel? It seems like you are abandoning support for flash users in favour of those using html5.

    • Daniel M Wix Team

      Replied by Daniel M March 3, 2014

      Hi,

      In general we recommend users to move to HTML as we are no longer engaged in developing the Flash platform. However, since there is no conversion service to transfer your site from Flash to HTML we understand if you choose to stay with Flash.

       

      There is a way you can verify your Flash site with Google, and that's by using Google Analytics. 

      With Google Analytics you can track information including the number of visitors and page views, where visitors come from, how long they stay, what keywords they are using to find your site, and more.

      For more information and a video tutorial, please click here. (it's the HTML support but it's relevant for Flash as well)

      To add your code:
      Copy the part that looks like UA-1111111-1 from your Analytics account > from the Wix editor > Settings (top menu) > paste the code under Stats.

      You will start getting data on your Wix website within three days.
      Please note that we are working on adding a counter to the Wix document. 

       

       

      - Daniel M, Wix team.
    • micketyboo

      Replied by micketyboo March 3, 2014

      Thank you for your reply, it would be my preference to move the site to HTML but it would mean me building the website all over again and transferring it over.

      I will use the Google Analytic route for now.

      Regards.

    • Daniel M Wix Team

      Replied by Daniel M March 3, 2014

      I understand this is somewhat frustrating. We apologize for the inconvenience.

      Please let us know should you require any further assistance, 

      - Daniel M, Wix team.
  • quy895

    Replied by quy895 February 25, 2014

    Google webmaster

    Hey im trying to connect my website to the Google webmaster tool through wix.com

    The error message i get from wix is following:

     

    Internal Server Error
    Error 500

    • Mascha Wix Team

      Replied by Mascha February 25, 2014

      Hi quy895,

       

      Please follow the instructions in the Best Reply above to verify your site with Google Webmaster Tools.

       

      Thanks,

      Mascha, Support-Team Wix

Add reply

Mark this reply as Best Reply
Close open child tickets
Post reply