"Google Search Console" is a no-charge web service by Google for webmasters. It allows webmasters to check indexing status, looking for search traffic performance and optimize visibility of their websites.
Verify Google search Console
Step 1. Login Google Search Console
Go to Google Search Console then sign in to your Gmail account.
Step 2. Add your Store URL
Add a property by inputting your site's domain in "URL prefix" section, and click CONTINUE.
Step 3. Choose verify method
Go to "Other alternate methods" and click on HTML tag.
Step 4. Copy HTML Tag
Click COPY and back to the SHOPLINE Admin panel.
Step 5. Paste content code
In the Admin panel [Settings] > [Basic Settings] > "Third Party Domain Tools" > "Google Search Console" and paste the tag. Keep only the characters and numbers between content=" ". Click Update to save the changes.
Step 6. Check out the Shop Status
After filling out "Google Search Console", please scroll up page to check out your "Shop Status". The Shop Status must be "Open", then you can complete the verification.
If it is "Closed", please change it into "Open", then click the "Update" button.
Step 7. Complete the verification
After we confirmed with you that the linking is done, just press the "VERIFY" button on this page and your site will already be added to your Google Search Console.
You should be able to see the following message upon successful linking of your new property on Google Search Console.
Submit Website Sitemap
Adding a sitemap can help search engines crawl through all your relevant pages and understand the path and structure of your site content. For more information regarding sitemaps, please visit this link.
When you build your store, SHOPLINE will automatically create a sitemap of your online store. Your sitemap will be www.yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml
Step 1. Go to Sitemaps setting page
Go to the main menu and choose the Sitemaps section under "Index".
Step 2. Fill in sitemap.xml
Fill in sitemap.xml into "Enter sitemap URL" then click SUBMIT.
After you successfully submitted a sitemap, you can check the status showing "Success".