WordPress has now released a Google Webmaster Tools site verification plugin that completely automates Google’s verification process!
You can now directly install it from the “Install Plugins” control panel of your WordPress blog, or you can download the ZIP file from the WordPress plugin site.
Verify your blog with Google with only a couple clicks!
No need to copy and paste tokens anymore; this plugin makes calls to the Google Site Verification API to automate the entire verification process.
Do note however that this plugin can only be used by self-hosted WordPress blogs; it can’t be installed on blogs hosted on wordpress.com.
With verified ownership of your site in Webmaster Tools, you can receive specific statistics and information (e.g. relevant search queries, malware notices) about your site directly from Google.
Head over to the WordPress plugin site if you need to install it.