How To Generate A Sitemap For Your Blogger Blog To Instantly Index in Search Results 2018

Once you started BLOGGING as a career to make money online, then you need to know how the search engines work and how to get listed in search results [SERP] and rank higher in the search results to drive more organic traffic to your blog. Once you created an XML sitemap for your site, most of the search engines like Google, Yahoo, & Bing are then able to fetch and index these sitemap files to identify all your pages from the blog catalog that other search bots might drop while crawling site links. Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
A sitemap file is either an XML or HTML list that includes all the URLs of the pages from your website or blog. A sitemap is an essential thing that helps to get your blog pages indexed instantly by search engines, which gives your blog "visibility" in search results online and can drive more organic traffic to your site. There are lots of other smart ways for building a sitemap for your blogger blog. However, this blogging tip will teach you the quietest way to generate the sitemap by using and with the help of this technique you may able to create universal sitemaps, which can be indexed quickly not only by Google but also other search engines too. Let's see how to generate & add the sitemap for Blogger blog & check how to submit it to Search Console and in robots.txt.
Creat Sitemap For Blogger Blog and Website
Creat Sitemap For Blogger Blog and Website
In previous posts, we have discussed What is Blog? Blogging? Blogger? How to Start A Successful Blog Furthermore, we have seen, 10 Practicle to Find Your Profitable Niche but today we are going to see how to create, add & submit your blogger sitemap to search console in order to crawl and index every page into search results.

Also check: Major Advantages & Disadvantages Of Full-Time Blogging

Sitemap & Google Indexing

Google crawls the web pages regularly and according to the categories for every new blogs or website as soon as it finds & index them. In most the cases, it can take some weeks for Google to index a new blog, and may not index all of your web pages at once so this becomes hard for your blog to get indexed and crawled in search results. You must be aware of the Google Search Console (earlier known as Google Webmaster Tools), it will help you to get listed your website, pages, contents, and links in Google search results for free if you can assist Google to crawl your blog. Sitemap not only helps to display your site in search results but also the Search Console improves the crawling rate of your website.

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Create A Google Sitemap For Your Blog

An XML/HTML Sitemap is nothing but a site structure & list of all the accessible page URLs in your website. As a blogger, you must be required adding a sitemap; so as soon as you publish a new post, the search engines can crawl & index them quickly in its database. Although an XML sitemap used to help the search engine to crawl & index pages whereas, the HTML sitemap helps all your visitors to navigate your site pages. Anyways, learn how to create a sitemap for your site.

1. First, you visit Search Console & sitemaps page and sign up for a free account. BlogSpot accounts are now merged with Google Accounts, so use your Google login for making a Google Webmaster Account.

2. Once you sign into the Search Console go to "Add new site" segment, enter the full URL of your blog (e.g.: Enter the URL of your site and press OK.

3. Now succeeding adding your blog, you have to get verified. This allows you to access statistics and crawl errors. For that, click on "Manage: URL of your site" on the Search Console's page. In the new page, click on 'Manage Site Verification' in the left side menu.

4. On the verification page, you will find your verification 'Meta tag', which will look something like this;

There are two ways you can verify your ownership
a) Add a meta tag to your blog template.
b) Upload an HTML file to a directory specified by Google.
For blog owners, it may be easier to add the Meta tag, which you can do easily by copying and pasting code to the section of your blog template. (Google provides unique codes)

5. Now go to your blogger dashboard, click on setting >> layout >> EDIT HTML >> and paste meta tag code in the section of the XML code. Prefer to place it immediately after

6. Now save the changes of your template. And click on verify from your Webmaster Tool Account. Your URL will then get verified.

7. Now go to sitemaps tab in Search Console Account.

8. Now here, click on add a sitemap and then choose general web sitemap from the menu. To do this, click on the "sitemaps" tab at the top of your Webmaster Tools dashboard, and click the "add" link next to your blog URL.

9. Now it will ask you for the URL of your sitemap location. Your blog's Atom feed or RSS feed is your sitemap now.

10. So paste the link of your atom feed or RSS feed now.
For this just put "atom.xml" (or rss.xml) only in a box front of your blog name URL.

In case of you have Atom feed, then your atom feed will be:
And you have to put only: "atom.xml?orderby=updated"

Moreover, you can also add:

But this link will work for your 500 URLs to index for next 500 pages, you need to add: atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=1000

11. If you have RSS feed then go to the Blogger Account >> Setting >> Site feed tab. You will see:

The orange box shows that the URL that you have to paste into the sitemap submitting box.

12. Now click 'OK' and you are done.

13. Now it will show your sitemap as atom.xml or rss.xml

14. After few hours, Search Console will review your sitemap and will set your status to pending. After some hours you will find the status set to OK.

Now Google will index your pages as fast as possible than earlier. This ensures that all of your blog pages are properly indexed and available to search. So start publishing new articles and update your old pages to get more visitors and improve organic search results.

In a case of increasing the site visitors & for better SEO your blog must have to index first and then crawl by search engines. And Google is the best way for this, because, no doubt its No.1 search engine.

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