For webmasters who use Google Tag Manager to add and update site tags, the container snippet code will let you quickly and easily verify ownership of your site on the Webmaster Tools. 

Here's how you can use the container snippet code:

1. Open the Webmaster Tools home page and click on Manage site for the site that you want to verify. Select Verify this site. In case you haven't added the site yet, you can click on the Add a site button present in the top right corner of the page.

Use Google Tag Manager to Verify your Website on Webmaster Tools!

Please note that you should have "View, Edit, and Manage" account level permissions in the Google Tag Manager to do this check.

2. Select the Google Tag Manager as the verification method on the Verification page and follow the steps on the screen.

Use Google Tag Manager to Verify your Website on Webmaster Tools!

3. Click Verify and you are done.

In case you have any questions or doubts regarding the verification method, you can take help from the Webmaster Help Forum.


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