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6 Easy steps to verify an Opencart CMS website on Search Console Setup

Preface

If you are using a WordPress CMS adding google search console HTML verification code in the head tag is a piece of cake using any header and footer plugin available in WordPress CMS without actually accessing the HTML file. But the Opencart CMS on search console setup is a little different because you need to access the HTML file to add the HTML verification code.

How to add an HTML verification code in the head tag of an Opencart CMS interface?

Search Google search console or click here to visit it, if you are a new user sign up and you will see this add property page

Welcome to Google Search Console page Image
Welcome To Google Search Console

In URL prefix enter your website URL and click on Continue, you will have a verify ownership pop-up like below

Google Search Console Verify ownership pop-up
verification pop-up google search console

To keep your website SEO optimized click on the HTML tag, it will ask you to copy an HTML script on the head tag of your website

HTML tag - verify ownership - Google Search Console
HTML tag – verify ownership – Google Search Console

Now, click on copy button here.

Then go to your Opencart CMS website dashboard by searching this URL “https://yourwebsitedomain/admin”.

Opencart CMS website login page
Opencart CMS website login page

Log in with your credentials and navigate to the following to reach the header.twig file.

Design/Theme Editor/Common/header.twig

Header.twig file editor - Opencart CMS
Header.twig file editor – Opencart CMS

Now in the Header file (i.e., anywhere in between <head> </head>) paste your verify ownership HTML tag that you had copied from the google search console and click on save button.

Head tag in common/heard.twig
Head tag in common/heard.twig

After saving the changes, on the search console click on verify button.

HTML Tag - Verify Ownership - Google search console
HTML Tag – Verify Ownership – Google search console
Ownership auto verified popup - Google Search Console
Ownership auto verified popup – Google Search Console

Now click on Go To Property and it will tell you to wait for a day or 48 hours to fetch the data.

Overview - Google search console
Overview – Google search console

That’s it! You have successfully done Opencart Google Search Console Setup now sit back.

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