Google Webmaster Tools Renamed to Google Search Console
Google has decided to rebrand its Webmaster tools to ‘Google Search Console’ in the light of the studies conducted on its users. The major reason behind renaming the ten year-old Webmaster tools is that Google wants to make it more inclusive. Michael Fink, Product Manager, Google Search Console says, “We have all kinds of Webmaster Tools fans: hobbyists, small business owners, SEO experts, marketers, programmers, designers, app developers, and, of course, webmasters as well.
What you all share is a desire to make your work available online, and to make it findable through Google Search. So, to make sure that our product includes everyone who cares about Search, we’ve decided to rebrand Google Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console.” Everything else regarding the tools remains the same. Even the link has not been changed. However, Google added a short URL: g.co/SearchConsole. Google announced that it would add new features soon and asked the users to stay tuned.
Source : Google