When we create a new blog, then we also anxious to get traffic to it. Therefore, we apply certain techniques to get traffic to our blog such as social media sharing, comments on others blog, directory submission, and many other techniques but getting traffic from search engines is really important for a blog. Traffic from search engines called organic traffic, which is the must needed to establish a successful blog. This a reason webmaster always focuses on search engines and when we talk about the search engines the first name which comes to our minds is google. Google is an important search engine and almost 80% internet users are using for searching information. So, this always important to submit your blog to Google. When we submit a blog to Google search console, then Google request us, please submit your blog sitemap. Many people know how to submit a blog sitemap to Google, but some new newbies are confusing to do that. So, today in this post I want to show how to submit blogger sitemap to google search console ( formerly known as google webmaster tool)
How to submit blogger XML sitemap to Google search console.
To submit a blog sitemap to google search console you just need to submit and verify your blog ownership in Google webmaster tool and I am sure you have already done it if you did not submit then read this article, how to submit a blog to Google search console and then follow the below steps.
- Login into Google webmaster tools and select a blog which you to add the sitemap.
- Now click on the ADD/TEST SITEMAP button, like the below screenshot.
- Now add the below XML file in the blank small window and refresh the page.
Note: the above sitemap work for those blogs which have 500 below posts, if you have more than 500 then you need to add one more sitemap, all process same but add the below XML file.
What is XML Sitemap?
After the submitting blog’s XML sitemap to google search console I am sure you will be thinking that what is an XML sitemap?. I simply describe that it is an XML file which contains on your blog URLs and other additional information about each URL. This doesn’t help to get better rank in the search engine but allows to search engine bots to better crawl your blog.
Why do you need to submit a sitemap?
This informs the search engine bots about your blog post and pages which are available for crawling. It also helps to inform the search engines about the structure of your blog and increase the coverage of your blog. So, this truly important to submit a sitemap to the Google webmasters tool.
Once you add a sitemap, Google takes some time to index your blog posts and after that Google start to index and send traffic to your blog. I hope you have learned, how to submit a blogger sitemap to Google webmaster tool. If facing any problem about that, then ask in the below comment box.