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. Sitemap may be in a simple HTML format but modern web technology is use and recommend XML format. These format are always in hierarchical fashion. HTML sitemaps are user friendly i.e. readable by humans. XML sitemap are search engine friendly but not in readable format for humans.

manual sitemap submission

Three methods to submit sitemap –

1/ Manual submission in Webmaster’s tools
2/ 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://hindi.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

where you should replace hi.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://hindi.techprevue.com/sitemap.xml

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

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

where you should replace the url hi.techprevue.com with your custom domain.

Here under the links are to submit sitemap via ping method to search engines –

http://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://hindi.techprevue.com
http://www.bing.com/ping?sitemap=https://hindi.techprevue.com
http://www.bing.com/webmaster/ping.aspx?sitemap=https://hindi.techprevue.com
http://webmaster.yandex.com/site/map.xml?host=https://hindi.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 sitemap with exclusive method so enjoy both.

For Google search

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

For Bing search

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

For Bing search

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

For Yandex search

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

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

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

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

For Bing search

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

For Bing search

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

For Yandex search

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

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

Submission Successful 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 ping method for Google, Bing and Yandex and each user receive successful sitemap submission message in response after finish of sitemap ping process.