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How Do I Submit My Site To Google?

The best way to get your site listed quickly on Google is to submit your sitemap in Google's Search Console. This is a simple process but the following steps need to be completed in the order listed below:

  1. Set up a Google Search Console account

  2. Verify your website with Google Search Console

  3. Submit your Sitemap to Google via Google Search Console

If you haven’t completed steps 1 and 2 above, please refer to this help guide which explains how to setup Google Search Console and verify your website. You can then return to this guide and follow the process below.

Now you're ready to submit your sitemap. Please log into your Google Search Console account and follow the steps below:

  1. Expand the "Index" menu on the left menu

  2. Click "Sitemaps"
  3. Enter sitemap.xml in the "Add a new sitemap" box after your verified domain name

  4. Press Submit

Google Search Console Sitemaps

Google will now place your sitemap in it's queue and when you reach the top it's Googlebot spider will visit the sitemap and index your pages. Once it has done so you'll be able to see how many pages are appearing in the index and whether it found any problems while spidering the site.

Google Search Console Coverage

We recommend that each time you make changes to your website in Create and publish, that you also re-submit your sitemap in Google Search Console too.

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