Google Analytics verification method is recommended:
1. Choose HTML file upload option:
2. Download and open HTML verification file.
4. Fill out the form as per example below.
As URI use HTML verification file name (i.e. googleb52ce332bafbb043.html)
As Content use verification code provided by Google Webmaster Tools (i.e. google-site-verification: googleb52ce332bafbb043.html)
5. In Google Webmaster Tools make sure HTML file is properly uploaded as per instructions in step #1 and click [Verify] button.