Are you trying to create a sitemap for a Blogger (Blogspot) blog? It’s simple and easy- just check out below.
In today’s this post, we discuss how to create a sitemap for a Blogger blog. The sitemap is the most important file of a site that helps the search engines to navigate your site URL links. Before we started the tutorial let me introduced the basics of sitemap.
What is a Sitemap?
A Sitemap is basically an XML file that contains a list of the URLs of a website. This XML sitemap is the roadmap of a site that allows a webmaster tool to inform the search engines about the URLs of the site that are available for crawling.
How to create a sitemap for Blogger
Creating a sitemap for a Blogger blog is the most easier. Google is now automatically creating a sitemap for Blogger. You only need to create and submit the sitemap link to the Google Search Console and Bing webmaster.
Blogger (Blogspot) sitemap
Blogger Custom Domain sitemap
How to submit Blogger sitemap in Google
It’s most important to submit your site’s sitemap to the Google search console so that Google can crawl and index your site on the search engine. The process of submitting a sitemap for a Blogger site in Google is far easier.
Go to Google Search Console and click Sitemaps > Paste the sitemap link > Submit.
That’s done your sitemap for the Blogger site is now successfully submitted to Google. There will be shown status success.
How to submit Blogger sitemap in Bing
Bing search engine is one of the best organic traffic sources, you must submit your site’s sitemap in the Bing webmaster tool. So that it can crawl and index your site in Bing search results.
Now Yahoo search results come from Bing web crawler that means you only need to submit your site’s sitemap in the Bing webmaster tool then your site is automatically index in Yahoo search also.
Open a new tab on your browser and search “Bing Webmaster Tool“, select the first appear link.
If you visit for the first time then it will ask you to sign up (Note: Sign up with the same Gmail id used in Blogger). Once you sign up there will be an open Bing Webmaster my sites page. Now you can add your site by adding the site URL.
Then there will ask you to fill in some details about you and your site
or you can simply import your site if your site is already verified on Google Search Console. For that just click on the import option and choose the same Gmail account and allow Bing to access to view search console data.
Now your site is successfully added on Bing webmaster. One more thing you have to do is to submit the sitemap of your site to the Bing webmaster.
To submit a sitemap just click on your site then the Bing webmaster dashboard will be open. Now click on Submit a sitemap and enter the sitemap link and hit the submit button.
( https://example.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml or https://www.example.com/sitemap.xml )
That’s done your website’s sitemap is now successfully submitted in the Bing webmaster tool.
Now your site is ready to index in Bing and Yahoo search engines and this will boost up your site’s organic traffic.
That’s the end of our tutorial.
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