One reason for me setting up my blog is to share all of the lessons that I am learning whilst starting out my career in SEO. This is so that for all others out there that think they may be interested in getting into SEO, or simply wish to have a play with some of the tools that SEO’s use, they will look to my website as a useful reference point.
- For Firefox users, either go view/page source (see below) or simply press Ctrl + U (Windows) and Cmd + U (Mac)
- For Chrome users, click view/developer/page source (see below) or simply press Ctrl + U (Windows) and Cmd + + U (Mac)
- For Internet Explorer users, click view/source
This will show you a scary amount of code (like that shown below for www.nedpoulter.com) which, if you have no experience with code don’t fret about. The key to getting to know and understand HTML code is to use the ‘find’ function. With the source page open click Ctrl + F (Windows) and Cmd + F (Mac) and in the find box search for ‘UA-‘ this will show you the unique code that Google uses to track that URL. You can see below that the code that Google is using to track my site is ‘UA-19608868-1’: