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How to Setup Google Search Console ​

Google Search Console is a free tool that helps you to understand and optimize your site's performance on Google's search results. When Google visits your website for tracking purposes, it performs what's called crawling and indexing, a process of adding webpages into its search results.

The console will allow you to add or remove certain content from Google's search results. The tool will also help you learn which keywords trigger your site to appear in Google's ranking, and which third-party sites are linking to yours. It also allows you to monitor your site's performance on search, including locating any errors on your pages. Here is a step-by-step guide for adding a Google Search Console to your RebelMouse website.


Adding a Property at Google Search Console

First, go to Google Search Console page. You will be redirected to a page that looks like this:

Click on the button "ADD A PROPERTY."

Copy and paste your website URL on the text box when prompted. Then, click "Add."

Now, select the tab "Alternate methods."


Select the option "HTML tag" and copy the code. This code will be added yo your RebelMouse website.

Next, log into your RebelMouse account as an Admin. Click on the hamburger menu in the left corner and select the "Layout & Design" option.

Select the hamburger menu again.

Select the "Top Bar" option.



Click on the "Add" option to add a new element in your top bar.

Select the "Header Code" element to include it in your top bar.



Give a name for your header code. Then, paste the code you copied on the text box below the title "HTML Code."


Click on the "SAVE" button.

Finally, go back to your Google Search Console and click on "VERIFY."

That is it! Now your website is successfully registered on Google Search Console.

How to Add New Users in Your Google Search Console

If you want to include a new user to help you to manage your website Google Console, click on the button "ADD A NEW USER."

Include the user's email you want in the text box. Then, select the permission you want the person to have and click "ADD."




Submit Your Sitemap to Your Google Search Console

Now, the next step is to submit the sitemap in your Google Search Console. Click here for the tutorial. Then, click here to learn more about our SEO Keyword Win feature, which shows what keywords you've won in the search engines so you can adjust your URL slug and related articles to improve SEO even further.

How to Include Interactive Elements in Posts

Enhance your articles with rich and creative media

Every article is a fresh chance to grab new readers and nurture loyal followers. This is why we give creators every opportunity to build content rich with media elements that enhance every reader's experience.

Add More Layers to Your Content

You can easily add interactive elements, like charts, to posts on our platform. For example, if you need to embed iframe code into a post, this can be done via our Add Media Bar. To do so, click the code icon (< >):

A text box will appear so you can insert your code:

Embedded Code Across Platforms

One important thing to keep in mind is that Google AMP, AppleNews, and Facebook Instant Articles will not always support embedded code. So if you use an iframe, it's best to turn off distribution to those channels for that particular post. If you have a lot of posts that require embedded code, this could be problematic for growth across those important platforms.

If you do want to use an iframe on a post destined for Google AMP distribution, it can be possible if the iframe is not at the top of the page or within the first 75% of the viewport when the page is scrolled to the top (whichever is smaller). AMP is a fast technology designed for mobile users and iframes are loaded using arbitrary timing that AMP's technology cannot ensure. For this reason, it's suggested that iframes be included in places that are not visible by users upon load.

If you have an article that needs to include an iframe at the top of the page, or within the first 75% of the viewport, AMP can be turned off for that individual article within Entry Editor.

If you don't need an interactive chart to be interactive in nature, can turn it into an image and upload it directly to your post. This way it will work on all platforms, including Google AMP, Apple News, and Facebook Instant Articles. This option, when possible, is ideal to ensure you're optimized for page speed.

Take Advantage of Shortcodes

Another great way to embed media is through our shortcodes functionality. Click here to learn more about shortcodes. Shortcodes can also inserted using the Add Media Bar. Click the brackets icon ([ ]) to choose the shortcode you want to use.

Here's an example of a chart on an article page that's been inserted using a shortcode:

If you have any questions about how to add interactive elements to your content, please email support@rebelmouse.com or talk to your account manager today.

Shortcodes Dashboard: Dynamic Media in Just a Few Clicks

Create multidimensional content with easy-to-find shortcodes

We believe static media is dead, and that every piece of content should be multidimensional and engaging. This is why our platform enables creators so they can add dynamic media to their content in easy and efficient ways.

One simple way to add interactive content to any post is through the use of shortcodes. Shortcodes are small snippets of code that are easier to remember than longer sequences. They typically will activate a feature or embed media into an article.

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