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How do I confirm my site on Google Webmaster, Bing Webmaster, Pinterest and other sites?

So you need to prove you have ownership of your site to another site. That website provides you a unique code. Put it on your website.

The Metadata Tool is your answer.

Sample Code from a Third Party

Below is a sample of code from Pinterest to be added to your site.

There are two important things in this code sample: the name within the quotes following name= and the value within the quotes that follows content= or value=.

NOTE: We blurred the actual unique number to protect the innocent.

Sample Code from a Third Party

Open the Metadata Tool

Open the Metadata Tool

Under Editorial, select the Metadata Tool > Search & Edit

Select the record with the metadata title of /

This is the metadata record for your homepage.

Enter the unique meta header name / value pair provided by the third-party site.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Meta Header Name / Value.

Type the header name.

From the sample code, enter the name content that was between the ". (In red below)

Sample Code:

<meta name="p:domain-verify" value="4cda25uaa8r592084jasldfj808"/>

 

Enter the header value.

Enter the header value.

From the sample code, enter the value content that was between the "." (in red below)

Sample Code:

<meta name="p:domain-verify" value="4cda25uaa8r592084jasldfj808"/>

Hit Save.

Clear site cache or wait.

Either clear your website's cache or wait up to 4 hours for the update to take effect.

Confirm site ownership on the third-party site

Return to the website that requested you add the verification code to complete confirmation.

If you have any questions, please contact your project manager.