First and foremost it’s my pleasure welcoming you here, so let’s go for the deal of the day submitting sitemap to Google and Bing, the key issue to consider after creating a site is to list it in search engine like Bing and Google so you can check it out here on how to submit website to Bing And Google, after submission and verification your next step is to submit sitemap to Google search console and Bing webmaster tool.
Therefore, on this post, I will reveal to you how to create and submit sitemap to Google, how to submit sitemap to Bing with step by step guide and also why you need to submit
Sitemap to Google search console or Bing webmaster tool, you can bookmark this blog for more useful tips and tutorial like this.
WHAT IS SITEMAP?
A Sitemap can be best explained as an XML file containing the entire URL in your website.
Search engine bots crawl and index blog by following the sitemap files submitted.
See screenshot below on an example of a sitemap file.
WHY YOU SHOULD SUBMIT A SITEMAP TO GOOGLE AND BING
Submitting a sitemap to search engines let them know about all the pages in your blog or website, therefore, sitemap files are been followed by search engine bots to crawl and index your website.
HOW TO GENERATE SITEMAP FOR SUBMISSION TO BING & GOOGLE?
Firstly, you need to create a sitemap before the submitting to search engine, they are different ways of generating sitemap, for a normal website we do use XML Online sitemap generator, to do this, visit XML sitemap generator, from the home page insert your URL, then Click start to get your sitemap ready in few seconds, after which you can view and submit your sitemap with this link format yoursite/sitemap.xml i.e. www.gbtechnet.com/sitemap.xml.
WordPress CMS users can get there sitemap easily generated from Yoast SEO plugin and automatically update it when you added new post or pages, so no need of submitting a fresh sitemap when a new post is published, you can view and submit sitemap automatically generated from Yoast with this link yoursite/sitemap_index.xml. You can view GBtechNet sitemap generated by Yoast on this link www.gbtechnet.com.sitemap_index.xml.
HOW TO SUBMIT SITEMAP TO GOOGLE SEARCH CONSOLE
Ones your sitemap is generated been from Yoast or an online sitemap generator, your next step is to submit the sitemap to Google, to do this navigate to Google search console, select your website if you haven’t submitted your site to Google then you have to first submit, then later submit sitemap, learn how to submit submit website to Google and Bing, next is to select sitemaps at the left hand side of your screen, then insert your sitemap link (i.e example.com/sitemap_index.xml), then hit on submit button, and that’s all. You can check the image below for guide
HOW TO SUBMIT SITEMAP TO BING WEBMASTER TOOL
Visit the Bing Webmaster tool to add a sitemap, if you haven’t submitted your website to Bing, then you have to along with your sitemap, Bing webmaster gives new webmasters option to submit website, sitemap and other relevant details in a single form. To submit sitemap Repeat the same process for Google.
Now you get how to submit sitemap to Google and Bing, let us know from the comment section whether you were able to generate and submit sitemap or not, and for your contribution, questions or your support drop me your message from the comment section and I will try to respond or help as soon as I can.
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