How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog

How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
Do you want to create and submit your site/blog sitemap to Google webmaster console database?!! This is best way to increase your search engine ranking and index ratio.The XML Sitemap file looks  somewhat like a directory of all web pages that exist on your website or blog.
Most of the Search engines like Google, yahoo and Bing can use these sitemap files to discover or locate certain pages on your site that the search bots probably may have  missed during standard or routine crawling.
In order to do this follow the steps highlighted below;

First You need to expose your blog’s complete site structure to search engines with the aid of an XML sitemap which can be easily generated like ABCD….


Open this SIMPLE Sitemap Generator and type the full address of your blogspot blog (or your self-hosted Blogger blog). Ensure you scroll down to this area. See screenshots below;
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
Click the Create Sitemap button and this tool will instantly generate the necessary text for your sitemap. Copy the entire generated text to your clipboard (see screenshot below).
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
Proceed to your Blogger dashboard and under Settings => Search Preferences, the enable Custom robots.txt option (available in the Crawling and Indexing section). Paste the clipboard text here and save your changes appropriately.

Congrats, you have successfully created and added Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog . At this point Search engines will automatically discover your XML sitemap files via the robots.txt file and you don’t have to ping them manually.

The next thing is  Submitting Your Sitemap Directly to Google Webmaster console.To do this,follow the instructions below;

Select your site on your Google Search Console home page.


=>Click  on Crawl.
=>Click Sitemaps.
=>Click ADD/TEST SITEMAP.
=>Type sitemap.xml.
=>Click Submit Sitemap.

Screen short is shown below;
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
Type or insert the sitemap.xml as shown above
Once this is done, you have to verify your site or blog. To do this, follow the instructions below;

Go directly to Google Search Console.Enter your full URL (for example http://247amend.com) and click  on the Add A Property option.

How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog

After that step above, Click the Alternate methods tab and select the HTML tag method.  Dont click on the recommended method because you wont be able to verify your site.


Copy the meta tag code.
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
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Once that is been done. That is, you have successfully copied the Meta tag code. Move to your Blogger dashboard or any blogging platform you’re using and  insert the code before the  first section of <body> of your blog or in the <Head> section
How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog
Once that is done, hit the save button and Go back to the Google console panel and click on Verify site. You should get verified immediately.

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