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Submit Blogger Sitemap to Google, Bing and Yahoo Search Engines

Sitemap is a simple XML file containing all the URL of your blog’s pages. Uploading it to search engines helps them to index your pages faster, and crawl all your pages. In order to get good amount of traffic from major search engines like google, yahoo, bing, etc you must have submitted your sitemap to them. Getting about 85+ percent organic traffic makes your blogging career success, in order to obtain it the basic step is to submit your sitemap to search engines and get your page indexed! So, let’s see how to do it….

Submit your Sitemap to Google Webmaster tools

Many of may have read or tried making a robot text file, and testing it as a sitemap in google webmaster tools. Let it be, now learn the right method to submit it and get your pages indexed faster.
  • Sign into Google Webmaster Tools.
  • Register your site in it, if you haven’t done it before…
  • Now click on your site, you’ll be taken to dashboard.
  • Now goto Crawl, then to Sitemaps, at left toolbar.
  • At right top corner you’ll find a button “ADD/TEST SITEMAP”. Click it and enter the suitable link given below.
sitemap submission google webmaster tools
Copy the following link and paste it as it is in the box and click on “Submit Sitemap”.
If you blog have less than 500 posts

atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500

If your blog have more than 500 posts and less than 1000 posts. Add both the links.

atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500

If your blog have more than 1000 posts and less than 1500 posts.

atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500

And so on….
Now, after submitting your sitemap will be added and refresh the page you can see the index status as “pending”. Don’t worry it will be update in 3 to 4 hours. See the screenshot Below.
google webmaster tools
Cheers! You have successfully Submitted your sitemap to google, it will now crawl all your pages and index it to google!

Submit your Sitemap to Bing & Yahoo Webmaster tools

  • Sign into Bing Webmaster Tools. [You must have an microsoft account]
  • Click on “Add Your Site”.
  • You will taken to a page to enter your site details. Fill it as it is the first box with your blog URL Second one as we did in google webmaster tools, choose a link accordingly. and if you want change the timings in third box.

atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500
atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500

bing webmaster tools
  • After you complete this step and click on “ADD”. The next process is to Verify Ownership of your blog, you will be given a meta code and you also have 2 other options Adding CNAME to your DNS records or uploading a XML file to your blog, I will show how to add meta code to your blog to verify!
  • Copy the meta code
bing webmaster tools
  • Come to blogger.com and goto template > Edit HTML.
  • Now at the top itself you will find some meta codes. or Search Meta and locate the first meta code, and paste the copied code just below it and Save Template. Now go to Bing Webmaster tools and click on verify.
bing webmaster tools
It’s done now! Your Sitemap is successfully submitted to Yahoo & Bing, It takes about a day to index!Thank you for reading 🙂

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Sasidharan

Sasidharan is The Founder & CEO Of Techspotz, A Blogger Who is Growing Up Very Fast From Chennai, India. He Likes To Write On Any Topic Related To Blogging Such As Tech, Wordpress, VPS, Android, Hacking, Online Tutorials And Computer

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