While Google and MSN have Webmaster tools account to share website statistics and information with webmasters, Yahoo does not have Webmaster tools account. Well, at least Yahoo does not call it Webmaster tools account.
Who is a Webmaster?
Webmaster is a person responsible for maintaining a website. For a large website, this could be a person managing many web developers and web designers. For a small website or blog, this could be website owner or blogger.
What are Webmaster Tools?
Webmaster tools let a webmaster access and analyze information, statistics, and issues about website. Webmasters can see useful information such as Search Engine Rankings, Pages indexing, Keywords information, External and internal links to website. Webmaster can than use the information to take corrective actions.
What is a Webmaster Tools Account?
A Webmaster Tools Account let webmasters access information about website and than let them take actions to help Search Engine crawl and index website in better way and fix certain errors. Webmaster need to verify ownership of the website by uploading a file or adding a Meta tag in the code. After that, actions can be taken such as adding a sitemap to help Search Engine index all the pages.
What is Yahoo Webmaster tools account called?
While Google and MSN call the account Webmaster tools account, Yahoo call it Site Explorer account. It just takes few minutes to add the website to yahoo, and it is totally worth the time.