You recently developed your brand new website with great contents, so your next step is to go live on search engines by submitting to top search engines. On this article, I will walk you through on how to submit website to Google, how to submit website to yahoo, and lastly how to submit Website to Bing. Note, you don’t pay a penny for submitting website to top search engines. It’s totally free.
WHY YOU SHOULD SUBMIT YOUR WEBSITE OR BLOG TO SEARCH ENGINE
Till date, a Search engine like Google is the most trusted medium and source were large internet users run to for quick information or answer to one or two questions. In fact, in 2018, Google accumulates 40,000 searches per second which is mathematically translated as 3.5 billion (300,500,000,000) search comes from Google every single day.
Therefore, having your blog site listed on Google and other top search engines is one of the most important ways of driving free targeted traffic (organic or unpaid traffic) to your Website.
Unpaid traffic from search engines remains the most valuable traffic for Bloggers/webmasters in the World.
WHAT ARE THE TOP AND POPULAR SEARCH ENGINES TO SUBMIT WEBSITE
Google! Google!! Google!!! It’s one of the top and most popular search engines in both UK, (United Kingdom) and the World, next is Bing, Yahoo, and Duckduckgo.
HOW TO SUBMIT WEBSITE TO GOOGLE
Let’s properly go for the main reason you click on this post, to submit and verify a website or blog site to Google there are some major procedure you need to follow, you first need to check if your site is on Google, to do this navigate to Google search or visit www.google.com and type in your domain name or URL for search, if Google knows about your Website it will appear first on front page, if it doesn’t then you need to follow the steps below on how to submit and verify your site on Google.
STEP 1: To submit and verify your website on Google you need to visit the Google webmaster tool Sign up with your existing Google account
STEP 2 Click on the red button written on it is ‘’Add a property,’’ insert your complete URL as it appear on your browser when loaded i.e. https://www.gbtechnet.com
STEP 3: You have successfully submitted website to Google, next is to verify your site as the rightful owner, on this guide I will show you how to use the recommended option from Google search console to verify your website.
To verify with the recommended method download or save the HTML file to a memorable location in your computer hard disk like desktop
Next step is to log in your Cpanel in different windows, you can directly login to your Cpanel on this format yoursiteurl/cpanel, after which navigate to File manager under files as shown in the image below
open the public_html domain folder which usually contain wp-admin, wp-content folder and so on, upload the the HTML file you downloaded earlier on the root folder of public_html, after upload go back and reload the page just as shown in the rectangle shape at the upper right-hand side of the image below. Ones uploaded, you can confirm by seeing the HTML file in your domain root folder as ‘’google+few digits and number together ending with HTML’’ just as the file was named by default.
after successful upload of the HTML file, next is to finalize the verify by going back to the windows were you are required to verified your blog or website, check and confirm reCAPTCHA to confirm you are not a Robot, hit on verify button below and that’s all, after verification you will be redirected to a screen containing congratulating you have successfully verified the ownership of your site
If you can see the image above after practicing your site verification, congrats you now know how to submit website to Google and how to verify the ownership with HTML file, so next step is to submit sitemap to Google search console, Learn how to generate and submit sitemap to Google search console and Bing webmaster tool.
HOW TO SUBMIT WEBSITE TO BING
Listing your Website to Bing as one of your search engines is also one of the best factors to consider in your new website, it’s a very popular search engine and the best alternative to Google. In addition, by default, all Microsoft windows user search engine in Microsoft web browser (internet explorer) is set as Bing just as like Google search to Chrome browser, so making Bing very popular is never a big deal. This search engine beautiful backgrounds often change daily.
To submit your website along with your sitemap visit the Bing webmaster tool, check the previous post to learn more about sitemap, then follow the on-screen procedure, you can repeat the same procedure just like Google, Bing webmaster is straight forward it allows you to submit both your sitemap and website in a single form.
HOW TO VERIFY WEBSITE OWNERSHIP IN BING
You can verify your website ownership in Bing Webmaster in 3 ways, which are uploading XML File authentication to website root directory, (similar to the method of Google by verifying ownership of website with HTML file which was explained earlier on this post) Meta tag authentication and Add CNAME record to DNS, to learn more visit the Bing official guide on website verification for details on Website verification on Bing webmaster tool.
HOW TO SUBMIT WEBSITE TO YAHOO
You don’t need to submit to Yahoo because Bing overpowers Yahoo in the year 2019.
This is similar to duckduckgo.com search engine, you don’t need to submit your website to Duckduckgo, and they do find you automatically.
DOES IT COST ANY CHARGES TO SUBMIT WEBSITE TO GOOGLE, BING & YAHOO?
As already said on this article the answer is no, you don’t need to spend a penny to submit your blog to top search engine, Therefore submitting your blog to Google, Bing e.t.c is totally free.
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