How to Submit A Sitemap to Google, Bing, and Yandex? – Blogspot/Blogger SEO

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A blog’s sitemap is a list of posts and pages available for public access. This list is usually index by crawlers and access by users or readers. A sitemap may be in a simple HTML format but modern web technology is use and recommend XML format. These formats are always in a hierarchical fashion. HTML sitemaps are user-friendly i.e. readable by humans. An XML sitemap is search engine friendly but not in a readable format for humans.

Sitemap submission to Google, Bing, and Yandex

Top 3 Methods to Submit A Sitemap

1. Manual sitemap submission in Webmaster Tools
2. Sitemap Submission by Robots.txt
3. Sitemap submission by Ping

In this post, we will discuss how to ping your blog’s sitemap to major search engines Google, Bing, and Yandex.

Blogger blog’s sitemap is in XML format and can be found on this link.

https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

where you should replace www.techprevue.com with your blog address i.e. blogname.blogspot.com or www.example.com

One thing you should notice for custom domain users sitemap will not be like that

https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

and you’ll receive a 404 error/page not found an error. This is a Blogger bug. I have made a complaint about this issue and received a notice this issue will be resolved soon. But in this case, you can submit your blog’s sitemap by using this sitemap URL –

https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

where you should replace the URL www.techprevue.com with your custom domain.

Hereunder the links are to submit a sitemap via ping method to search engines –

http://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com
http://www.bing.com/ping?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com
http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ping.aspx?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com
http://webmaster.yandex.com/site/map.xml?host=https://www.techprevue.com

Here an example is given below how to ping sitemap to search engines for custom domains with Blogger. You can ping or submit a sitemap with the exclusive method so enjoy both.

Sitemap Submission for A Custom Domain

Sitemap Submission to Google

http://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Bing – Method 1

http://www.bing.com/ping?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Bing – Method 2

http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ping.aspx?sitemap=https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Yandex

http://webmaster.yandex.com/site/map.xml?host=https://www.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

where you should replace www.techprevue.com with your blog address.

Sitemap Submission for A Blog without Custom Domain

If you do not own a custom domain for Blogger. Then you can ping your blog’s sitemap with the following method –

Sitemap Submission to Google

http://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://techprevue.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Bing – Method 1

http://www.bing.com/ping?sitemap=https://techprevue.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Bing – Method 2

http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ping.aspx?sitemap=https://techprevue.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml

Sitemap Submission to Yandex

http://webmaster.yandex.com/site/map.xml?host=https://techprevue.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml

where you should replace techprevue.blogspot.com with your blog address.

Successful Sitemap Submission Messages

sitemap ping successful

sitemap ping successful

I hope now sitemap submission is not a big thing for you.

Conclusion

Sitemap submission is possible using the ping method for Google, Bing, and Yandex and each user receives a successful sitemap submission message in response after the finish of the sitemap ping process.

10 COMMENTS

  1. कल दिनांक 31/03/2013 को आपकी यह पोस्ट nayi-purani-halchal.blogspot.in पर लिंक की जा रही हैं.आपकी प्रतिक्रिया का स्वागत है .

    धन्यवाद!

  2. Hi Vinay,

    I was looking for this one from past 2 to 3 months, Tried a lot but failed every time since I have my custom domain name. I will try this out and see if it does not work then I will communicate with your further. This post is like Bhagwaan ko dhoond rahaa hoon aur bhagwaan mil gaye .

    • You have to manually submit the sitemap to yandex by creating a account. I will publish an article soon on this. You can try. Regards!

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