When we create a website, every issue comes in front of how to get the site listed in Google search engine so in this blog i will tell you how to submit your blog to Google .
How to submit your blog to Google Search Engine
Whenever I talk to newbies who do not know how search engines work. They think that they have to pay Google or any other search engines to get their website listed in search engines. But in reality this is not true. You can show your website in Google Search for free. You only have to do one thing and that is that you help Google find your blog.
In this guide, I will talk to the website in detail about submitting Google search console.
Google Search Console (formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools.) Is a free tool that lets you control your website from the perspective of search engine.
First we have to understand that what is a sitemap file, and why it is important to submit it to search engines.
What is a Sitemap?
A Sitemap is an XML file containing the URLs of your blog. This file helps crawlers find all the URLs in your blog. The crawler follows many aspects of your site. Such as the size of your website sitemap and how many URLs in the sitemap. In short, the sitemap is the complete index of your blog that you want to show to search engine bots. This wiki article on Sitemap will tell you about its technical and historical details.
Or say that a sitemap file contains all the URLs in your blog and you submit this file to search engines so that they can learn about all the pages of your blog. Search engines bots to crawl your website and follow sitemap files.
We will use an online sitemap generator to generate a general site’s sitemap file and submit it to the webmaster tool provided by Google and Bing. At the same time, we will use plugins for wordpress blogs, which will always automatically update our sitemap after publishing a new post. This way every time you publish a new article you will not have to submit a new sitemap again.
You can generate sitemap by using WordPress blogger SEO by Yoast plugin.
Linking your sitemap file to the footer of your website is a good practice, so that search engine bots can easily find it and read the sitemap file. This way, your blog can be crawl better.
As we now know what a sitemap is, why not move from here to the next level.
How to generate a sitemap for your WordPress blog?
How the Sitemap will generate, it depends on the platform of your website. For example, SEO by Yoast can be easily generated with the help of. Install and activate SEO by yoast plugin on your blog. After that, go to Settings> SEO> XML Sitemaps and create a sitemap for the first time.
After that, go to the Settings> SEO> XML Sitemaps and create a sitemap for the first time.
On this link, you can see the example of the sitemap file of LearnMeSmart blog.
There are many online tools for the other platforms like static sites and there are many types of offline software which will help you generate a sitemap. I’m assuming that you know how the sitemap is generated and we will now talk about submitting sitemap to Google.
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Submitting a Sitemap to Google Search Console:
When we submit a sitemap to Google, we do this with the help of a search console tool.
I am assuming that you have already verified your site in Google search console and now you have to login in your webmaster tool dashboard from here, now you are ready for sitemap link.
Inside your Google Webmaster Tool dashboard, you will see an option named “Sitemaps” on the right-hand side. Click on “More” to see another submitted sitemap and you can submit a new sitemap from here.
Click “Add / Test Sitemap” to submit a Sitemap file. And on this page you will also be able to see which sitemap can be searched by Google or have already submitted which sitemap file to you or any of your teammates.
You can submit the type of sitemap you generated here. If you are running a site that contains a lot of images, then I would suggest that you also create an image sitemap, as we have already mentioned in Image SEO Optimization. You can also create a video sitemap for your website.
If you are submitting a sitemap for a new blog, then it may take some time to see the index status. With the Index status on this page, you can also see how many URLs have been submitted through sitemap, and how many links Google has indexed so far. If you submitted the image and video sitemap separately, you can also see the status of those links.
Tell us whether you submitted your website sitemap or not? What other things do you do with SEO to get your blog indexed faster?