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How To Submit Blogger Sitemap To Search Engines

Every existing and new blogger wants more organic traffics to their blog. But its not easy. To get organic traffic your blog must have a sitemap. Without submitting site bloggers won't get organic traffics from search engines. You need to submit your blog's sitemap to  search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc. to get organic traffics.

Now the question arises, how to get blogger sitemap and how to submit blogger sitemap to search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc. I have already post regarding sitemap in my earlier post What is Sitemap and Why it is required. In this tutorial, you will learn how to submit blogger sitemap to search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc. Read also : How to make money online from home.

Have you ever heard about Webmaster Tools? This is the best and widely used tools by bloggers as well as many website owners to monitor their blogs. Search engine giant Google as well as Bing has provided this tool and is free to every blogger so that they can monitor their website or blog. This tool help you to improve your blog's crawling rate. Using this tool you can the current status of your blog or website. Read also : How to create AdSense Search Engine and Make Money from it.

Submit Sitemap to Google Search Engine


Before submitting your blogger sitemap to Google, you need to add your blogs to Webmaster Tools. It is very easy to add a site to webmaster tools. First you need to create an account on webmaster tools. If you have a Google account i.e, Gmail account then you are advanced than others. Just login with your existing Gmail username and password and you are registered.

After login to webmaster tools simply click Add a site highlighted by red color which is located right hand side of the page and then enter url address of your blog and click continue and follow the remaining steps and finally verify your blog. Read also : How to setup AdSense page level ads.

Lets come to the central point how to submit blogger sitemap to Google. One thing you need to remember that you must be a verified website or blog owner. To submit blogger sitemap to Google you need to follow the below steps.

Step 1. First login to Google webmaster tools.

Step 2. If you have already added your blog to webmaster tools then click on the domain name of your blog. For example www.allbloggerbuzz.com.

Step 3. After that you will able to see the current status of your blog. Now you need to click Sitemaps which is either located below of the status or in the same line with Crawl Errors, Search Queries. In my case it is located below the status. Read also : How to remove PDF password.


Step 4. After that you need to click ADD / TEST SITEMAP.

Step 5. Now this is the crucial part. Here you need to concentrate when entering your blogger sitemap. In the above image number 2 indicates the space where you need to enter below codes. Copy the below codes.

Code 1 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
Code 2 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500
Code 3 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500

In Code 1 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 is the blogger sitemap code which you need to enter at number 2 which is shown in the above image. If your blog has 500 pages then you need to enter this code. Read also : How to make your blog push notification ready.

If your blog has more than 500 pages but not more than 1000 then you need to enter the Code 2 :  atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500.

If your blog has more than 1000 pages but not more than 1500 then you need to enter Code 3 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500.

If you have more pages than you need to change the number to next 500 pages then replace 1001 with 1501 and so on.

That's it. You are done. Now Google and other search engines will automatically discover your sitemap files via the robots.txt file and you don’t have to ping your blog manually.

Submit Sitemap to Bing Search Engine


Bing search engine also provides webmaster tool for blogger to add their blog as well as sitemap. To submit your blog to Bing search engine, you need to create a Microsoft account first. See how to submit your blog to Bing search engine. You can submit your blog's sitemap at the time of submitting your blog to Bing. Otherwise you can add the sitemap later also. Read also : How to make any widget available for mobile view.

But when you submit your sitemap to Bing at the time of submitting your blog to Bing then you need to add the complete URL including domain name of your blog. See the below codes.

Code 1 : http://www.allbloggerbuzz.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
Code 2 : http://www.allbloggerbuzz.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500
Code 3 : http://www.allbloggerbuzz.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500

For your case you need to replace my blog address http://www.allbloggerbuzz.com with your own one and then you need to add to Bing search engine. Read also : How to decorate text with shadow effects.

If your blog has more than 500 pages but not more than 1000 then you need to enter the Code 2 :  atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500.

If your blog has more than 1000 pages but not more than 1500 then you need to enter Code 3 : atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500.

If you have more pages than you need to change the number to next 500 pages then replace 1001 with 1501 and so on. 

Instead of sitemap you can submit RSS 2.0, Atom 0.3, Atom 1.0 and text files also. Bing supports all these formats.
After that you need to verify the ownership of your blog. There are three process to verify your ownership. Read also : How to put AdSense ad below blogger post.

Option 1: Place an XML file on your web server
Option 2: Copy and paste a <meta> tag in your default webpage
Option 3: Add CNAME record to DNS

After doing anyone of the above step click Verify. Once it is verified you will switch to Bing dashboard. That's it. You are done. Now Google and other search engines will automatically discover your sitemap files via the robots.txt file and you don’t have to ping your blog manually.

That's it! Thanks for reading the post. Let me know whether you have submitted your blog's sitemap to search engines. Also let others to experience this feature by sharing this post on your social networks.


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