What is Webmaster Tools?
Webmaster tools are very useful in improving a website for ensuring user-friendly site navigation, diagnostic tools to identify error pages or broken links and tools for analyzing traffic. They help you to detect issues in your site and know if it has been infected with any malware. The Site Dashboard contains links to all details which you can utilize. The dashboard’s home-screen comprises of New, Important and Current Status. New and Important is the area which shows latest messages related to your activities including the changes made by you or some other significant news.
The Current Status offers you with a snapshot of the performance of your website. You can quickly view search queries, sitemaps and crawl errors and click on them for greater detail. It is used for analyzing the title, snippet, sitelinks, for searching within a site, URL, even-rich snippet, Breadcrumbs and product-rich snippet.
Webmaster tools play a major role in optimizing a website. Using free tools such as Google Webmaster Tool and Bing Webmaster Tool, you can optimize your website in the best way possible.