Integration with Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools)

Connect your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) account to us and enjoy extra link data without extra cost or work.

FYI: Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) does not show all the links, and especially not all links you need for a fast Google Penalty Recovery. But it helps, as they are just another data source to contribute with links to the mix that we combine, filter, and cleanup for you.

 To connect your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) with LRT please:

  1. Click on “Settings”
  2. Click on “Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools)” under “External API Keys”
  3. A new Tab opens. Please click on the “Connect Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) and follow the instructions

Step 1 - Authorize your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) account for LRT

Step 1 - Authorize your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) account for LRT

To authorize your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) account, you will need to give us permission to access your backlinks data.

  1. Click the “Connect to Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools)” button
  2. You will be directed to the Google Login page unless you are already signed into your Google account
  3. Log in with the Google account that has FULL privileges to your site
  4. Restricted users do not work here
  5. You are taken to a screen like the one shown below. Click the Accept button to continue

Step 2 - Connect your site with LinkResearchTools with a restricted user

The next step is to connect your website with your LinkResearchTools account. At the bottom of the page, you can find your accounts that have been connected to the LinkResearchTools account. Each account includes your sites that are also in your Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools).

You can use “connect with LinkResearchTools” button next to each site and:

  1. Click Manage Site
  2. Click Add or remove users
  3. Add User Email wmt.lrt.9@gmail.com
  4. Select Restricted permission
  5. Click Add

Usage LinkResearchTools

Once you have Google Search Console (Google Webmaster Tools) connected to your account, we will pull all the link data from Google into the following tools (in detail mode):

  • Link Detox (DTOX)
  • Link Alerts (LA)
  • Competitive Link Detox (CDTOX)
  • Competitive Landscape Analyzer (CLA)
  • Backlink Profiler (BLP)
  • Link Juice Recovery (LJR)