Below are steps you should take for adding meta tag to a homepage of your Wordpress site to verify its ownership:

  1. Go to your Wordpress site's admin page
  2. Go to Plugins and add the Meta Tag Manager plugin
  3. After adding the plugin, go to Pages -> Home page and click Edit

4. Copy the HTML tag in the Project's Settings -> Ownership verification menu under HTML tag and paste it in the Meta Tag Manager

e.g.

<meta name="ahrefs-site-verification" content="xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx">

5. Click Update in Wordpress admin

6. Click Check Status in Ownership verification menu of Site Audit tool. Verification status should change to "Verified"

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