The ten year old name for the tool set designed for webmasters, publishers and business owners is changing to Google Search Console. Why? Google says because the tool is not just for webmasters, it is for hobbyists, small business owners, SEO experts, marketers, programmers, designers, app developers and yes, Webmasters – but webmasters are just one segment of its user base. To make it more inclusive and not to scare away non-webmasters, Google renamed the tool.
Nothing else has changed with this name change, although Google is frequently adding new features to the tool.
Here is the new logo for the tool: