Google has announced a new way for users to verify their domains in Webmaster tools. Google Webmaster tools is a service which provides important data regarding the performance of a site and helps identify issues that may have arisen – because this service shares sensitive data on the site owner’s behalf the domain has to be verified first.

Normally to verify a domain in Webmaster tools you have 3 options. They are to upload a HTML file to the site, add a meta tag to the sites homepage or use the sites Google analytics account however the analytics code has to be on the site in theto be able to do this.