How to view the page source of your site

Most SEO data is output behind the scenes in the source code for your site. So, how do you know if [XYZ] feature is working? Check the source code by following the steps below.

You can, also, check the source code of your sitemaps, admin pages, and pretty much every page that your browser can display.

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Chrome

As with most things on a desktop, there are a number of ways to get to the same spot. So if the steps below don’t work, try these alternate options.

  1. View the page for which you want to see the source code.
  2. Right-click the page and click on ‘View page source’ in the drop-down menu. 
    Chrome: View Source

Safari

  1. Click on Safari menu > Preferences > Advanced.

  2. Check ‘Show Develop menu in menu bar’.

    Safari: Show Develop menu

  3. Close the Preferences window.

  4. Go to the Develop menu > Show Page Source.

    Safari: View Source

Firefox

As with most things on a desktop, there are a number of ways to get to the same spot. So if the steps below don’t work, try these alternate options.

  1. View the page for which you want to see the source code.
  2. Right-click the page and click on ‘View Page Source’.
    Firefox: View Source

Other browsers

Please contact the support team for your browser for information on how to view page source.

How do I search for a specific tag in the source code?

Once you are viewing the source code, sometimes you may need to search for a tag. You can do this by finding the search function of your different browsers below:

Chrome
FireFox

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