how to submit sitemap to Google search console

Let’s dive deep into Google search console tool:

‘Google search console’ is the tool which builds a connection between Google bot and your website. And through this tool, Googlebot crawls into your website, gathers information about all the activities in your site & with the help of ranking algorithm indexes your site in Google search engine for catering solution to the queries asked by users. So herein lies the significance of knowing how to submit sitemap to Google search console.

At first you need to add your site to Google search console and then you will have to create sitemap of your website. I think you have already read about them from my other dedicated posts and if you have not read them yet, do read them from these links which in turn will enrich your knowledge & erase all your worries regarding successful submission of sitemaps in Google search console..

Decoding Sitemap:

Sitemap is the outline of the information that your site contains within. When you submit the sitemap of your website on Google search console, things become easier for Googlebot to gather a perception about the activities on your site. Hence it is really important to know how to submit sitemap on Google search console, if you want Googlebot to index your pages on search engines automatically.

Exploring the steps to submitting sitemap::

  • **Create sitemap of your website.
  • **Copy tyhe link of the sitemap of the posts in your website, paste the same on stemap section in the Google Search console tool & click on submit.
  • **Again paste the link of the sitemap of the pages of your website & click on submit.
  • **Follow the same process for the sitemap of the categories of your website.
  • **Submission is done.

Unravelling the steps through screenshots:

how to submit sitemap to google search console

I have already created the sitemap of this website to show you the process of submission.

At first I will submit the sitemap of the posts of my sites. So I will click on the first link. Then I will submit the sitemap of the pages & then of categories respectively from the 2nd & 3rd link following the same process.

After clicking on the link of the sitemap of the posts, I landed on this page. Follow the instruction very carefully.

how to submit sitemap to Google search console
how to submit sitemap to google search console

Go to the ‘sitemap’ section in Google search console.

Paste the concerned copied link of the sitemap as shown in the image.

how to submit sitemap to Google search console
how to submit sitemap to Google search console

Now click on the link of the sitemap of the pages of your site & you will land on page like this. Simply just copy the ‘url’.

Paste the copied link & the sitemap of the pages of your site will get submitted.

how to submit sitemap to google search console
how to submit sitemap to Google search console

Now copy the ‘url’ of the sitemap of the categories of your site.

Now paste the copied link following the same proceedure.

how to submit sitemap to Google search console

Let’s conclude facts regarding submission of sitemap:

As you have read so far, the worries about how to submit sitemap on Google search console will no longer bother you. And it’s been really a matter of great pleasure for me to be able to guide you with my ideas. If you have any more issues, do write to me in the comment box and I will write dedicated post on your issue as soon a possible.

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Do I need to submit a sitemap to Google Search Console?

Yes, you need to submit the sitemap of your webapges for GoogleBot to understand your site better while crawling into that. More than that it will keep you ahead in the game in terms of indexing issues like “Discovered-currently not indexed’ or ‘Crawled-currently indexed’ or ‘No referring sitemaps’.

When should I submit a sitemap to Google?

google search console

According to structural patterns of Websites, the number of sitemaps varies. So, after making any change or edit in the structural pattern of your site or after every updates in your contents or after adding a new content, you should always submit the sitemap of your site to Google Search Console.

How do I submit sitemap to Google search console?

submission of sitemap in Google search console tool

It is very easy. Simply login to your Google search console dashboard & click on sitemap. Then paste the copied link of the sitemap of your site in the ‘Add New sitemap’ section.

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