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Google Site Kit, Google's new performance tool for WordPress

Anyone who owns a Web site these days is familiar with Google performance tools such as Google Analytics and Google Search Console. Collecting data to measure online per-page performance can sometimes be perceived as difficult, due to the many different Tools.

To facilitate the above process, google has developed a new performance tool for WordPress use, “Google Site Kit.” As Google itself calls it, “Site Kit is a one-stop solution for WordPress users to use everything Google has to offer to make them successful on the web.”

Google Sit Kit is a collection of 6 different Google tools:

  1. Google Search Console
  2. Google Analytics
  3. Google Adsense
  4. Google Pagespeed Insights
  5. Google Tag Manager
  6. Google Optimize

Google Site Kit provides insight into key metrics from the 6 Google tools, the image below paints a picture of the dashboard.

It also provides insights at the page level, so when optimizing you can get instant feedback on what the performance is.

If you also want to use Google Site Kit on your WordPress website, you can do so very easily. Just follow the steps below and you can use the tool

How do I install and configure Google Site Kit

  1. Download the file
  2. Install it within your WordPress environment by clicking on the Plugins tab and then click new plugin. Upload the file and click install.
  3. Create the link between your Google Account and Google Site Kit by clicking “Sign in with Google” and follow the instructions.
  4. Done, you can now choose in settings to link multiple Tools so you get a complete overview of your web performance.

After installing Google Site Kit, we can now start using the tool:

If you have any questions about the operation, or installation process of the tool feel free to leave a message below.

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