Google Search Console (GSC) is a jumping-off point to keep track of how your website performs and shows up on the web. And if there are some guys who are doing SEO for you as a third party, they will need access to your GSC data sooner or later.
Some website owners find it tricky to enable other users to navigate through their GSC insights without sharing their account passwords. If this sounds like you, read on to find out how to play it safe and, at the same time, let SEO specialists do their job without hindrance.
Sharing access has never been easier
Here is the roundup of 7 simple steps to take:
Sign in to your Google account if you haven’t done that yet.
Use the Google app bar on the right to find the icon for Webmaster Tools.
You’re now in your Search Console account. The first thing to do is to select the needed property from the list on the upper left. Once it’s clicked, go down to find the Settings section.
Here’s what comes up. Without further ado, click on Users and Permissions. This section will then list everyone you provide access with.
What you’re looking for is now right in front of you. The Add User button sits in the top right corner.
You’re almost there! The only step left is to enter or paste a Google email of the user you want to grant access to. Once done, select the permission type and hit Add.
- Ask the new user to add your property to their own Search Console list so that they can access it.
Keep your passwords safe by bookmarking this guide. It will help you ensure obstacle-free cooperation with your SEO agency whenever you need it.