Are you looking for ways to improve your Google SEO Score and Ranking? Google Analytics and Search Console, are great tools used for “keywords Discovery”. These are keywords that already bring you the most valuable organic traffic. However, finding your way round such tools maybe overwhelming and time consuming.
So wouldn’t it be great having reports of keywords you are ranking for, right inside your WordPress dashboard?
Well, if you are a WordPress user, you are in for a treat. MonsterInsights, a Google Analytics plugin. Is one ideal plugin that helps you to connect your site with Google Analytics. And shows you keywords data right inside your WordPress dashboard.
In this article, we’ll show you how you can see keywords people use to find your website. This data will be right in your WordPress Dashboard via MonsterInsights reports.
Why Track Keywords Your Site Already Ranks For?
Knowing keywords that bring you the most organic traffic from search engines, is an important thing to consider. And here is why;
- It greatly helps you to easily optimize your existing SEO strategy.
- It shows you your sites search engine performance. And you can easily see your less competitive keywords in your SEO strategies.
- From keywords your website already ranks for, you can get new ideas for more site content. Which further increases your search engine presence.
- You will have a better understanding and discover the interests of your blog readers.
How to Connect Google Search Console Reports to WordPress Dashboard
With the help of MonsterInsights plugin, you can get all the keywords results directly in your WordPress dashboard.
To Connect and view Google Search Console reports within your WordPress Dashboard, follow these steps:
Install the MonsterInsights plugin
Download the MonsterInsights WordPress Plugin from here. First, log in to your MonsterInsights account by clicking the Login link at the top of the page. Then click the Downloads tab and then the Download link on the right next to the MonsterInsights Pro plugin.
Integrate your site with Google Analytics
After installation. You can easily connect your site with Google Analytics. All done in a few clicks with no coding required.
First, head-over to MonsterInsights >> Settings. Bellow the settings tab you will see “Connect Monsterinsights”, click on it and follow the further on-screen instructions.
Connect your Search Console reports to WordPress dashboard
To get Search Console reports connect your site with Analytics. Refer to step 2 for whole process.
Make sure that your site is connected and verified in search console. And that you have purchased at least the Plus plan because Search Console report isn’t available on the Basic plan.
Viewing Search Console Keyword Reports In WordPress
You basically have 3 methods on how to view your website keywords using Google Search Console:
- In Your WordPress Dashboard with MonsterInsights
- In Your Search Console Account
- In Your Google Analytics Account
Once you have verified your site in Search Console. By default MonsterInsights, shows you your site’s top 50 search terms in your MonsterInsights reports.
To view the Search Console report, you’ll need to navigate to Insights » Reports from your WordPress dashboard. There, you’ll see your site’s analytics overview report. Go to the Search Console tab in the top of the report. From there, you’ll see the top 50 search terms for your website.
The report shows you the number of impressions, clicks, click-through-rate, and average position for each of your sites keywords.
You also get the option to View Full Queries Reports by clicking on the button at the bottom of the report.
This simply redirets you to Google Analytics’s website and opens Analytics » Acquisition » Search Console » Queries. This is the third method of the 3 indicated above.
For the second method. Firstly, sign in to your Search Console account. Select the website you want to view.
Then, your Search Console Dashboard will open. Click on Search Analytics, there you go, those are your keywords.
For the new Google Search Console Dashboard, when you’ve selected the site you want to view, just click on performance. And follow on screen instructions.Get MonsterInsights
By now, we hope you have learnt something on how to view the keywords people use to find your website.