How To Submit Wordpress Sitemap To Google

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When you start your blog with either Blogger or WordPress the first thing in your mind is how to get traffic on blog right ? But let me tell you to increase website traffic is not this much easy and ofcourse not sudden. It requires lot of efforts and smart work. To get more traffic on your blog, your site should come in first 3 pages of Google. To get loyal reader or visitors, your blog must provide them the quality content. Content is the king in this blogging world. So, to increase website traffic the first thing you have to do is to write quality content.

Your blog must get organic traffic. Organic traffic is the traffic which directly comes from search engines i.e Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. Though you write quality content and publicize your blog on various social media's. But until and unless your blog won't index in these search engines, you won't get satisfactory traffic. So, in short both steps are necessary. You must have to publicize your blog and your blog must be indexed on top search engines. So, in this post we will submit your WordPress blog sitemap to Google.

Google Webmaster Tools

Here submitting WordPress blog sitemap to Google means submitting sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) . Well, Google webmaster tools is a free seo tools offered by google itself. In which you can keep the record of your indexed post. You can easily find crawl errors, page not found errors, clicks, impressions etc. You can also improve seo search engine optimization of your blog. In this way it will help you to maintain and improve your site's health. So, to index your blog in Google search first you have to generate sitemap of your blog and then you have to submit your blog to google webmaster tools. The below mentioned two articles will help you to do so,

How To Submit WordPress Sitemap To Google

I'm assuming you have already performed the above two steps i.e you've already generated sitemaps and submitted your site to google webmaster tools. Now, follow the steps mentioned below,

Step 1 :- Login to Google Webmaster Tools.

Step 2 :- Select you blog for which you want to add sitemap.

Step 3 :- In Site Dashboard click on Sitemaps.

Step 4 :- Now look for ADD/TEST SITEMAP button.
You'll get it on the on the top >> extreme right hand side.

Step 5 :- Click on ADD/TEST SITEMAP button and Submit Sitemap to Google.

Once you have generated sitemaps using Google xml sitemap generator for wordpress. You'll get sitemap file such as your blog's URL  /sitemap.xml file.

Example :-

So, you just have to submit this to Google Webmaster tools and from then google will take care of your blog indexing. So, from now whenever you update your blog by writing posts, it will automatically index in google search.

That's it. Congratulation, you have successfully added WordPress blog sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools. The sitemap we submitted on google webmaster tools is a XML file which will be used by Google bots to crawl and index our content easily. Google might take upto 2-3 days to index your blog. You check it in Google search by writing following command.

Example :-

Replace with your blog URL. Learn these types of commands and do power search with Google.

After 2-3 days if still your blog is not indexed in Google search. Then submit site to google manually. Also submit your WordPress site and sitemap to bing and yahoo search engines, to get more organic traffic. Below mentioned two post will help you to submit site and sitemap to yahoo and bing.

So, this was all about how to submit WordPress sitemap to Google. Hope this articles helps you in adding you blog sitemap to Google. Don't forget to share this article with your social media friends. If you have any query in submitting sitemap to Google webmaster tools then feel free to comment below this post. 


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