Friday, July 3, 2020

How To Submit Your Sitemap To Google



How to successfully submit your sitemap to Google for easy crawling.


On my last post , I showed some tips on how to create your sitemap on your website  . I will be showing how to submit that sitemap to Google.
Why should you submit to Google?? Xml is an extensible  markup language which help google search Engine crawler to crawl your entire website and that will Increase your SEO.

If you haven't created your blog ,  you can learn how to here . To submit your Xml to google for a better SEO, generate your sitemap properly here , that tool will help you generate a complete xml sitemap of your blogger with all the blog post you have.
Input your blog url in the blank space below and generate it. After you have successfuly generated your sitemap , copy only the highlighted part as shown below (image)





After copying the codes has shown above , login to blogger.com . On your control panel, go to  settings  , then search preference,  then locate the custom robot.txt. click on the edit and blogger will ask "enabble customs robot.txt content?" Click on the yes button and paste the code you  copied from the xml generator. Then click on save






After saving the code successfully,  now let go to Google search console to submit the same code.
On your control panel, and on the same page you pasted the code to the robot text, just at the top , you'll see "google search console "click on the edit and it will automatically take you to the webmaster tool. If it your first time doing this , google will ask you to input your website URL directly but in my case I'll just click on the left bar menu, locate my sitemap and input mine

NOw paste  the code you copied from xml generator  and paste it in.
Note : paste  only the word from "atom" till the end
Example:
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500

 After pasting the code ,  google will now tell you sitemap submitted successfully.






Give Google sometime to index your post, you can give it about 24hrs , then you can confirm yourself by searching this on Google site:www.ayomidelalemi.com.  remember to remove my website, and then add yours.

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