en WordPress.com Forums › Support My blog won’t verify with google… Author Posts December 16, 2008 at 7:42 pm #307918 singshinekimMember I did what was recommended to me regarding adding the html file as a page. However, google says “We’ve detected that your verification file returns a status of 404 (Not found)in the header. Please help. December 16, 2008 at 7:51 pm #308019 raincoasterMember We can’t help without a link to your blog, starting with http. December 16, 2008 at 8:03 pm #308022 filipspagnoliMember Maybe you labeled the page as “private”. If so, make it “public”, verify, and then make it “private” again. Also, no need to put .html in the title of the page, just the code generated by google. December 17, 2008 at 5:43 pm #308210 singshinekimMember Thanks so much! That did the trick. I took off “html”. Finally! Author Posts The topic ‘My blog won’t verify with google…’ is closed to new replies.