If you have a blog then you need to submit a sitemap to the search engines. A sitemap is an XML file of your blog which contains the link of all pages in your blog.
Sitemap help to search engine crawl and index your blog pages. A sitemap tells the search engine about your blog or pages.
Submitting a sitemap to search engines like Google Webmaster, Bing and Yahoo are very important to come in the search results.
When you will submit the sitemap then search engine start will start showing your blog post in a search engine when someone search related to your blog.
Step to Submit Blogger Sitemap to the Bing and Yahoo
The Yahoo site explorer was merged with Bing Webmaster Tools. If you submit your blog sitemap to the Bing it will index your blog pages in both Bing and Yahoo.
Here you just need to add your blog sitemap only to the Bing Webmaster Tool
Step 1. Log in to the BingWebmaster Tools.
Step 2. Go to the Add a Site.
Step 3. Enter your blog URL of that blog which you want submits the sitemap.
Step 4. Now add the below code to the “ Add a sitemap” box.
Add your Blog URL place of http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/in the above code.
Step 5. Now Click on the “Add” button.
Verify of ownership
Now, you have to verify the ownership. There you can see so many methods of verifying ownership.
Step 1. You have to select the Meta tag option, copy the <meta tag> code from the box.
Step 2. Go to the Blogger
Step 3. Go to the dashboard then click on Template> Edit HTML
Step 4. Now click in the Code box anywhere and type Ctrl+F in the keyboard.
Step 5. Search <Head> tag in the box.
Step 6. Now paste copied code to the below the <Head> tag
Step 7. Click on “ Save Template “ Button
Step 8. Now refresh the blog
Step 9. Now go to the Bing Webmaster tools, click on the “verify” button
Now you successfully added the blogger sitemap to the Bing Webmaster tools.
Note: The above sitemap will work for 500 Posts only. If you have more than 500 blog posts at your blog, then you have to add one more sitemap.
The whole procedure is the same as before.
Now Your Blog will start crawl index pages by Bing and Yahoo search engine. It will help you to increase more visitors at your blog.
If you have any questions then ask me in the comment section.
Hi, I am Kundan Sharma Founder of this blog Blogging Spark. I’m a passionate Blogger and Digital Marketer. Who share useful content that helps you to build a profitable Blog to make passive income online.