How do I add a Sitemap and submit it to Google?

This article will explain how you can add a sitemap to your web site if you are using a 123-reg package. Additionally once you have added your sitemap this article explains how to submit the sitemap to Google so your web site can be correctly indexed on Google's search engine.

First you will need to add a sitemap to your website, the instructions to do this are included below dependent on the package you have with 123-reg.


How to add a sitemap to your website

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Submitting your sitemap to Google

You can submit your sitemap to Google using Google Webmaster Tools.

http://www.google.com/webmasters/

Before you begin, make sure you have added and verified your web site in your Webmaster Tool account.

  • On the Webmaster Tools home page, click the site you want.
  • Under Site configuration, click Sitemaps.
  • In the text box, complete the path to your Sitemap (for example, if your Sitemap is at http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml, type sitemap.xml).
  • Click Submit Sitemap.

Tip: For further information and advice on submitting a sitemap to Google please see the following https://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=183669

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