Google Launched Site Kit Plugin for WordPress
Set Up New Google Services To Get More Insights With Site Kit Plugin
Good news for WordPress Site Owners and Developers. Google has launched the Site Kit version 1.0 for every one that can be install from WordPress plugin directory. Mariya Moeva, Product Manager at Google Inc, wrote in the blog post that “Google makes it easy for WordPress site owners to understand how their site is doing and what to do next.”
The Site Kit is Google’s official WordPress plugin, is the one-stop solution to deploy, manage, and get insights from critical Google tools to make the site successful on the web. Site Kit provides authoritative, up-to-date insights from multiple Google service directly on the WordPress dashboard for easy access, all for free.
Site Kit Plugin installation don’t need code editing – means that you can easily setup and manage Google Analytics without any developer experience. The plugin compile website data from Google Search Console, Google Analytics, PageSpeed Insights, and AdSense.
Google Bringing The Best Tool For WordPress:
Google is making simple and easier for WordPress Site Owner. Site Kit includes powerful features that make using these Google products seamless and flexible:
- Easy-to-understand stats directly on your WordPress dashboard
- Official stats from multiple Google tools, all in one dashboard
- Quick setup for multiple Google tools without having to edit the source code of your site
- Metrics for your entire site and for individual posts
- Easy-to-manage, granular permissions across WordPress and different Google products
Supported Google Services:
Site Kit shows key metrics and insights from different Google products:
Search Console: Understand how Google Search discovers and displays your pages in Google Search. Track how many people saw your site in Search results, and what query they used to search for your site.
Google Analytics: Explore how users navigate your site and track goals you’ve set up for your users to complete.
Google AdSense: Keep track of how much your site is earning you.
PageSpeed Insights: See how your pages perform compared to other real-world sites. Improve performance with actionable tips from PageSpeed Insights.
Tag Manager: Use Site Kit to easily set up Tag Manager- no code editing required. Then, manage your tags in Tag Manager.
Optimize: Use Site Kit to easily set up Optimize- no code editing required. Then, set up A/B tests in Optimize.
How To Install Site Kit 1.o WordPress Plugin:
To install Site Kit you need to follow the steps.
- Log in to your WordPress website.
- In the left navigation menu, click Plugins.
- Click Add new.
- Enter “Site Kit” in the search bar. You should see the Site Kit plugin in a search results page.
- Click Install.
- Click Activate.
After you install Site Kit, you can activate other Google tools:
- Go to the main Site Kit dashboard, which already displays key metrics from Search Console.
- Under Site Kit > Settings, connect additional Google tools.
Site Kit Key Features:
The main dashboard enable you to see the most important information about how your site is doing at a glance: how people are finding your site (traffic sources), your most popular pages, and what people search for to find your site.
Individual Page Stats:
You check how a specific page is performing, search for the title or URL from the main dashboard, and you’ll be able to narrow down to stats for just that one page.
Admin Bar Stats:
If you’re browsing your site while logged in, you can see key stats about the page you’re currently viewing directly from the admin bar.
Personally, I have not installed this Plugin but after see and review all the features, I am thinking to go for it. If you have installed so please share your experience with me and comments. You can get started with Site Kit, simply install it from your WordPress dashboard.