Google Apps: How to verify your domain name using cPanel

After signing up for Google, you will need to verify ownership of your domain

STEP 1: Log in to your Google Apps admin console via

STEP 2 Click on the Verify Domain button – see image below


STEP 3: Click on the Begin Verification button



STEP 4: Click on the Alternate methods tab


STEP 5: Select the HTML file upload button and click this HTML verification file link to download the file.



STEP 6: Log into your domain’s hosting cPanel via

STEP 7: Click on File Manager icon


STEP 8: If the directory selection pop up box appears (it may not appear) select WebRoot(public_htm/www) and click the GO button.


STEP 9: Ensure you are at public_html. Click on the Upload icon


STEP 10: Tick the necessary boxes to ensure the file permission is set at 755


STEP 11: Click on the Choose File button and then find the downloaded Google file


STEP 12: Once the file is uploaded you will see the “complete” message


STEP 13: Return to the Google apps admin console and click on the Verify button



Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest

Related Posts

 Is Google Workspace for Education Free? 

In the ever-evolving landscape of education technology, institutions are constantly seeking efficient tools to enhance teaching, learning, and collaboration. Google Workspace for Education emerges as

Microsoft 365 vs Microsoft Personal

In this exploration, we delve into the intricacies of two renowned subscription plans: Microsoft 365 Home and Microsoft 365 Personal. Stemming from the Office 365

Leave a comment