Google Site Kit Installation

Google Site Kit Installation
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Last Updated 21/01/2024

Google Site Kit Installation

This article will walk you through a Google Site Kit Installation.

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Installing Site Kit

There are a couple of steps to a Google Site Kit Installation. However, Google has made it a click-to-authorise process. Scan the step-by-step bullet points or look at the screenshots in case you get stuck. 

Installing Google Site Kit is like any other WordPress Plugin.

  1. Log into the Back Office
  2. Select plugins in the left-hand side panel
  3. Search for Google Site Kit
  4. Install and activate
Google Site Kit Plugin

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Set up Site Kit

Once installed, you will now see the Site Kit in the side panel of your Dashboard.

To set up the Site Kit plugin:

  1. Select “Site Kit” from the left-hand side panel
  2. Check the “Connect Google Analytics as part of your setup” box
  3. Click the “Sign in with Google” button
  4. This will open Sign in with Google – Select your account
  5. Agree to Google T&Cs
  6. In the Site Kit Verification window, click “Verify”
  7. In the Turn on Metrics window, click “Allow”
  8. In the Set up Search Console window, click “Set up”
  9. In the Set up Google Analytics window, click “Next”

You will be redirected back to your website’s Site Kit dashboard.

That is the Google Site Kit all installed and ready to go! Below are some screenshots to for each step of the process.

Set Up Google Site Kit
Google Site Kit Installation

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Troubleshooting Site Kit Installation

It may take a day or two for things to connect and data to start pulling through, so make sure to check back after some time.

If your website is still not connected to Site Kit, check your emails for a verification email or visit Google Site Kit Troubleshooting help article.

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