Almost a month when I
When I type my blog name or related keyword on Google, Yahoo and Bing search box. My website and all the content doesn’t appear on Google’s search result at all.
I thought maybe it need a few days or weeks more for my site to get indexed by Google. So I just continue writing a new post while waiting.
But almost two months at that time, and still any of my blog content
Yep! I really in trouble because usually, Google Spiders will automatically crawl to every new website and its content on the internet. As he, ‘The spider’ have an Artificial intelligent (AI) and will crawl if there is any ‘ping’ activity on the web. But the ‘
Having a website/blog running and no ones found it on the web? that’s really a big problem. It’s not funny if you have
After doing some tweak and resolve the problem, finally, my sites get indexed by Google an
In this post, I want to share this experience with you, who have a new WordPress blog and want your blog get indexed by the search engine. Or if you might have the same problem
Here is the 6 step for things you can do to get your new WordPress blog get indexed by Google. FASTER!
1. Submit your WordPress site to Search Engines
If you don’t have one sign up to Google Webmaster Tools now it’s called Search Console. Or sign in with your existing Google account and add your website as your property there.
I recommend adding all URL address of your websites,
After adding your site URL, Google will ask you to verify your site. You can choose to verify your site using the
You also can choose ‘
Do the same on Bing Webnmaster Tools as well. (Bing and Yahoo shared the same Webmaster)
2. Request for your website to get indexed by Google
Still in Search Console page, now is time to ask for Google to index your website immediately.
To do this in Search Console go to left sidebar menu click on Crawls, then in the
And then click Fetch then click Request Indexing. See screenshot below.
A pop up dialog ask you to choose the submit method.
Choose Crawl this URL. In the future, keep on doing this every time you publish new content on your blog. And after updating the old content.
Since Google has updated the Search console it makes you easier to request indexing your website page.
3. Create and submit a Sitemap
Tell search engines about the list of pages on your website by creating XML Sitemap.
To do it, you can simply install a WordPress plugin called Google XML Sitemaps. You can simply search this plugin on WP admin in the plugins page.
Then install and activate the plugin. After
In the Sitemaps page, click on the red button on the top right of the page ‘ADD/TEST SITEMAP’ then write down sitemap.xml,
And below is the example on how to do it in a new version of Google Search Console.
If you don’t use the new version of search console you should start using it now. Because soon or later the old one may be no longer be available.
Most of sitemap URL usually sitemap.xml but in some cases, it could be sitemap_index.xml.
Also, don’t forget to submit your Sitemap to Bing Webmaster too. [Note!] Yahoo and Bing have the
4. Submit your blog feed to Google FeedBurner
Sign Up to Google Feedburner using your Google account and submit your website URL there. And let the Feedburner burn all your “feeds”
By doing this, it will notify Google every time you post new content on your website. You can also create an Email Subscri
5. Add your site in Google Analytics
By adding your site to Google Analytics it will tell
Already activate it? then great! If you are not yet using Google Analytics. Go Sign Up to analytics.google.com. And follow the
6. Link Website to Social Media
Be proud of your website and put your website link in every Social media profile like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube,
Share all your post to social media like “a mad man”
But it’s more way better if you create a page for your website on Twitter or Facebook. And share your content right there. Then, you can retweet or re-share. This is a great way to alert search engines to track your website existence.
By doing basic stuff mentioned above it should make Your website get indexed quickly by
If your blog still not appear on those search engines then maybe you have other problems. Like mine. I have a problem with Sneaky Mobile redirects. So what I did was I find out what makes the issue occur, resolved it and then ask review from Google for Reconsideration Request.
Thank God! after doing that kind of stuff, my website content finally
And yeah! maybe my experience can help you to make your new WordPress site get indexed by Google, Bing,
That’s my story! how