Website Verification Module

This is a short example of how to enable and configure, the Web Site Verification Module using Google Webmaster Tools. This module will allow you to claim ownership of your website with several search engines.

Enabling the Module

  1. Read the module documentation on drupal.org
  2. Login as the site admin to your website (https://yoursite.ucsf.edu/user)
  3. Click on the "Modules" text in the admin menu
  4. Type site_verify into the the filter list box
  5. Check the Site Verification box in the "enabled" column
  6. Click the "save configuration" button near the bottom left of the page
  7. The module is now enabled

Obtaining Verification Metatag

  1. Login to the Google Webmaster tools
  2. Add "yoursite.ucsf.edu" to the search box and click "add property"
  3. On the verification page select the "alternate methods" tab
  4. Select "HTML tag"
  5. Copy the tag

Configuring this Module

  1. Login as the site admin to your website (https://yoursite.ucsf.edu/user)
  2. Click on the "Modules" text in the admin menu
  3. Type Site Verification into the the filter list box
  4. Click the configure link next to the Site Verification module
  5. Select add verification
  6. Select Google and click next
  7. Paste your google meta tag into the "Verification Meta Tag"
  8. Save it

Your site has now been verified by Google.