How to submit XML sitemap to google?

submit sitemap(Last Updated On: January 19, 2019)

  Adding sitemap to your site jumps your site ranking. After creating your blog’s Sitemap, it has to be submitted to search engines like google, bing. I shall directly go to the adding sitemap to google assuming you have verified your blog to google webmaster. If you haven’t verified your website find How to verify your site to google and its benefit.   If you are a WordPress user you can create your website sitemap through Yoast SEO plugin. Go to google webmaster by http://google.com/webmaster

click on add/test sitemap

click on add/test sitemap


your blog sitemaps looks like these-

  • http://yourblog.com/post-sitemap.xml
  • http://yourblog.com/page-sitemap.xml
  • http://yourblog.com/category-sitemap.xml
    this is how you have to enter your sitemap

    this is how you have to enter your sitemap

Creating a sitemap is really helpful for your blog ranking. Search engines find it easy to crawl your blog pages and to index them. Many professional blogs add a sitemap to their blogs. You should also add a sitemap to your blog.


Does it require to submit to a search engine like Bing?

It is better to submit your blog sitemap to bing too as more than 10{7dc6b57109584f6cf0f32ef1db2aa5bf48c0513368087ca0c8f505f7f173c803} of total searches are done on Bing. You can visit Bing webmaster tool and repeat the same steps.


If you are still not getting it comment below and I will help you.


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Pritam - April 26, 2016

Really great article. The way you describes the whole thing is really appreciable. Thanks for sharing such an informative article. Looking for same type of great articles in near future. Great Job 🙂

Hemanth - June 27, 2016

Hi Ankurman,

Nice post. Site map plays a vital role in search rankings.
My suggestion is to write a lengthy article with min 500 -600 words.


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