How to Submit Your Blog’s Sitemap to Google Search Console

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How to Submit Your Blog’s Sitemap to Google Search Console – If you are a newbie blogger then you might came across the question ‘How to submit Blog’s Sitemap to Google Search console?’ number of time. You can drive traffic to your blog by displaying it on Google search results and the best thing is it’s free of cost. Isn’t that amazing? Well, all this is possible with the help of Google search console, earlier it was known as Google webmaster tool.  Now improve the crawling rate of your blog and this post will help you in doing so.

Google has the free tool that that helps you to make your website appear in Google search results by index or crawl your website, this tool is known as Google Search Console. For that firstly you have to verify that you are the real owner and then another important task is to submit your blog to the Google search console. For doing all of this, you firstly need to understand that what sitemap do and how it is important then moving forward on the steps to submitting blog.

What is Sitemap and why is it important?

In simple words Sitemap is a list of available website that contrails URL and it is available for other crawlers or users. It is a .xml file and work as a interactive content table that helps that helps users to find the information they are looking for.

Here is the importance of sitemap:

  • Sitemap contribute good in improving the SEO results in positive ways.
  • It makes it easy for Google to find your page.
  • As Google ranks the web pages not the websites, therefore, sitemap can help you getting good ranking.
  • It helps users also to navigate your site easily.

Steps to Submit Blog’s Sitemap to Google Search Console

In order to submit your sitemap to Google Webmaster tool firstly, you must verify your site on Google Search Console. Once you are done with this, you can now eligible for this process and you must contain your sitemap link. For those who have used the offline tool to generate the sitemap for the site needs to upload the sitemap file to root of the site like /sitemap.xml or /sitemapindex.xml first.

Note: For submitting your sitemap to Google, firstly you need to verify your domain with Google Search Console. Once you verify your site the Google identifies you as the site owner.

Here we go:

  • Go to Google Webmaster Tool Dashboard and login. Now on the left side you will find the Crawl drop down option, there you need to click in ‘Sitemaps’.
  • Now, Click on ‘Add/test Sitemap’ for submission.
  • At this point, you will ask to provide the Sitemap URL of your site and you have generated earlier.
  • For example, the URL is,you only need to paste xml portion of the link. Now, you need to click on ‘Submit Sitemap’.
  • As you complete the above steps, you will be asked to confirming the submission and to refresh the page, click on it to ‘Refresh the page’.

Note: New blog or site will take some time to show the index status of your site. Do not worry in case it does not paper soon.

  • Details like type, processed, issues, items, submission details and indexed detail will appear on the right hand side and now you are done with the submission of the sitemap to Google.


Submission of sitemaps is very essential for sites that have numbers of WebPages. If is also essential for getting good organic traffic and good Google rankings. This was it. These were the simple steps to submit your Blog’s site maps to Google search console. We hope it is help full. In case you find any difficulties or you did not understand this tutorial well, you can leave the question in the comment box below.

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