Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Dashboards & Navigation

May 8, 2012 - 8:14 am 1 by

Google Webmaster ToolsGoogle has updated Google Webmaster Tools to add new dashboards, updated the navigation and added a compact view for the home page site-list.

The dashboard is what you see when you go to a site profile. On this view, you are able to see crawl errors, search queries and sitemaps indexing graphs right there:

Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Dashboards  - click for full size

Google also updated the navigation on the left hand side, here is the new navigation:

  • Dashboard
  • Messages
  • Configuration
    • Settings
    • Sitelinks
    • URL Parameters
    • Change of Address
  • Health
    • Crawl Errors
    • Crawl Stats
    • Blocked URLs
    • Fetch as Google
    • Malware
  • Traffic
    • Search Queries
    • Links to Your Site
    • Internal Links
    • +1 Reports
  • Optimization
    • Sitemaps
    • Remove URLs
    • HTML Improvements
    • Content Keywords
    • Other Resources
  • Labs
    • Custom Search
    • Instant Previews
    • Site performance

Google explains each category as follows:

  • Configuration: Things you configure and generally don't change very often.
  • Health: Where you look to make sure things are OK.
  • Traffic: Where you go to understand how your site is doing in Google search, who's linking to you; where you can explore the data about your site.
  • Optimization: Where you can find ideas to enhance your site, which enables us to better understand and represent your site in Search and other services.

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