How to Add Your WordPress Site in Yandex Webmaster Tools

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In this blog post, we will show you how to add your WordPress site in Yandex Webmaster Tools and verify your ownership. This will help you to improve your site’s visibility and ranking on Yandex.

What Is Yandex Search Engine?

Yandex is one of the most popular search engines in Russia and some other countries like google and Bing. It offers various services and tools for webmasters, such as analytics, advertising, and SEO. This is a free service that allows website owners to monitor their website’s indexing status, search traffic, and other important metrics and optimize your site’s performance on Yandex search results.

What is Yoast SEO tool?

Yoast SEO is a popular plugin for WordPress that helps website owners optimize their site for search engines. While Yoast SEO provides a lot of useful features for optimizing your site, it doesn’t have any specific integration with Yandex Webmaster Tools.

However, you can still use Yandex Webmaster Tools to monitor your site’s performance in Yandex search even if you use Yoast SEO. To do this, you will need to verify your site with Yandex Webmaster Tools and submit a sitemap of your site to Yandex.

Step 1: Create a Yandex account

  • Go to
  • click on the “Log in” button at the top right corner of the page.
Yandex webmaster tool login
  • You will be redirected to a login page where you can enter your existing Yandex account credentials or create a new one.
  • If account already not available then create new account by following instructions step by step given on screen.

Step 2: Add your site in Yandex Webmaster Tools

  • After logging in, you will a button to add a new site.
yandex webmaster tool
  • Click on the “Add site” button and enter your site’s URL in the field. Then click on the “Add” button.
yandex webmaster tool

To ensure that you’re the owner of the website you’re trying to add, Yandex Webmaster Tools will ask you to verify your ownership. There are three ways to do this:

  • Verify by uploading a file: You’ll need to upload a verification file to your website’s root directory.
  • Verify by adding Meta tag: You’ll need to add a meta tag to your website’s HTML code.
  • DNS verification: You’ll need to add a TXT record to your domain’s DNS settings.

Here, Meta Tag option is selected to verify website ownership with WordPress plugin tool Yoast SEO.

Step 3: Verify ownership of your website

To use Yandex Webmaster Tools, you need to verify that you own the site that you added. There are several methods to do this, such as uploading a file, adding a meta tag, or using DNS records.

  • The easiest method for WordPress users is to use the Yoast SEO plugin.
  • If you don’t have it installed, you can install Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress, go to Plugin >> Add New >> Yoast SEO.
  • After installing and activating the plugin, go to SEO > General > Webmaster Tools in your WordPress dashboard. You will see a field for Yandex verification code.
Yandex Webmaster tool verification code
  • Go back to Yandex Webmaster Tools and click on “Verify” next to your site’s URL. You will see a meta tag with a verification code. Copy the code and paste it in the field for Yandex verification code in Yoast SEO.
  • Then click on “Save changes” in Yoast SEO and “Check” in Yandex Webmaster Tools. If everything is done correctly, you will see a message to be delighted verification is completed. then you asked to verify email address on Yandex email server.
Yandex webmaster code verified successfully.


Yandex Webmaster Tools is a useful service for webmasters who want to optimize their site’s performance on Yandex search results. By adding your WordPress site in Yandex Webmaster Tools, you can monitor.

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