How to submit your site or blog to Google webmaster Tool


How to submit your site or blog to Google webmaster

Thank God for yet another day. In this post we are going to how to submit our new blog to Google search engine by merely submitting our URL or sitemap to Google webmaster tool.. You don't need to pay anyone to do this for you, You can actually do it all by your self. It is simple , Just follow the steps stated below and you are good to go. but before then lets take out some time to understand what some of the text involve in this actually means to Google. 


What is a Google Webmaster and What does it do ?

Google Webmaster is a tool that gives us the chance to Submit your website/blog  sitemap to Google so our blog can be easily and rapidly indexed in Google search engine. Once you have been able to submit your website sitemap, What Google does is to start sending bots to your website or blog and crawling your website or  blog pages and posts.

What Is A Site Map

A site map is a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users. It can be either a document in any form used as a planning tool for Web design, or a Web page that lists the pages on a Web site, typically organized in hierarchical fashion. It actually helps Google to automatically crawl all the pages in your blog..


Steps in submitting your site or blog to Google webmaster

Before you can submit your site to Google webmaster, we should assumed that yo have a site map for your blog or website already. If you don't have, you can learn how to create one here ! 

You might also want to read this 

Once you have gotten your site , paste it some where on your note pad because we would make use of it later ..


STEP ONE

Visit  Google Webmaster and log in with your Google or Gmail Account, If you do not have a Google account you can create one it's free. Follow this link to create one Sign up  
If you have been able to sign in then congrats.. Just above the top right corner you would see a red button saying ADD Site as shown in the Image below..


 key in your blog or site URL or link and click continue. Google would ask you to verify your website or blog. You would be given two categories of verification. Choose the one that best suits you... 


Me for instance I would go for the Alternative methods  because it is simple to verify.. Here you would copy the meta tag that has been give to.. Go to your blogger Edit HTML and paste the code just after the <head> code  Save your template.. Go back to your webmaster page and click verify.... Congrats you have successfully verified the new site. Great Job. Now lets move on to the step 2



STEP TWO
Step two is submitting your site map to Google Webmaster !!

Once your Blog/website is verified on Google Webmaster Tool, Click on the Blog you just verified from Webmaster Tool >> Go to Crawl >> Click on Sitemaps..


Click on Add/Test Sitemap on the middle right corner of your Sitemaps page. Type the URL to your XML Sitemap.    Note:  in the box that appears just type your site map ....


After you have added or typed your site map click Submit sitemap and watch your blog being submitted and indexed to Google search engine in few hours or few days if your pages are more !!!


Have any questions or comment please drop in the comment box below and we would get back to you ASAP .... Please share the content if it really helped you !!




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