Google Site Kit for WordPress

Site Kit 1.0 main dash

Date: 31 – October – 2019


Google announced today their Site Kit plugin is officially available for everyone to download from the WordPress plugin directory, this is great news for website owners who use WordPress to run their sites.


WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) with about 60% of the market share, this means that 33.5% of ALL websites are running on WordPress, by using this plugin website owners can easily and access multiple Google tools that previously required a third-party software or visit each tool separately.


With the Google Site Kit plugin for WordPress, you can have access to the most important data if your site from Google Search Console, Google Analytics, PageSpeed Insights, and AdSense, without having to leave the WordPress dashboard.  


By using the plugin, you can easily verify the ownership of the site without having to paste the code snippet, also you have access to site performance stats and improvement recommendations from Google for your site and you can assign roles and permissions to manage access to the site’s data.  


For installing the plugin on your site you can download it from the WordPress plugin directory or go to the Plugins section on your dashboard, click over Add New and search for Google Site Kit and install it, then follow the setup process.