How To Submit My Website To Google? (SEO Guide For Beginners)

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“How do I submit a website to Google?” is a frequently asked topic. As a result, we’ve put up a step-by-step beginner’s tutorial on how to submit your website to Google.

One of the most successful strategies to generate free traffic to your website is to be indexed on Google and other search engines. However, you could be wondering:

What is the best way to submit my website to search engines?

In a nutshell, it depends on the search engine. The deeper explanation is that each has its own set of instructions. This article will teach you the following:

  1. How to check whether Google has already indexed your website?
  2. Why should you register your website with Google Search Console, and how should you do it?
  3. How to submit your Sitemap to google search console?
  4. How to submit specific URLs using the URL Inspection Tool?

We’ll also go through some more suggestions for improving your website’s Google search ranking.

Let’s get this party started…

Is it necessary for me to submit my site to Google?

Before we get started, I’d want to underline that submitting your website to Google is not a must.

Web crawlers are used by Google to discover sites and index material. These bots scour the internet for new websites and examine their material on a regular basis. Bots find the bulk of websites that haven’t been manually listed with Google.

You may, however, want to submit your website to Google if…

  1. You’re about to launch a new website.
  2. Google hasn’t yet indexed your website (we will discuss how to find this out next)
  3. You’ve added fresh material to a page and want it indexed right away.

By submitting your site to Google, you ensure that Google is aware of its existence, which can help you rank higher in Google faster.

How can you tell whether Google has found your website?

If you’re not sure whether Google’s spiders have found and indexed your site, you may check for yourself.

To do so, go to Google and enter in site:mywebsite.com. You’ll now see a list of all the pages, articles, and other sorts of material that Google has listed.

If Google doesn’t provide any results, that means Google hasn’t yet found and indexed your website. In this instance, submitting your site to Google is an excellent option.

The first step is to create an account with Google Search Console. So, let’s see how we can achieve it…

Add my website to the google search console

If you wish to customize how your website interacts with Google Search, you’ll need to register it with Google Search Console. Here are a handful of the advantages Google Search Console offers…

  • Get your material indexed by Google — You may submit sitemaps and individual URLs once you’ve registered with Google Search Console.
  • View comprehensive crawl, index, and serving information about your pages using URL inspection.
  • View search metrics — Learn which search phrases lead visitors to your site, examine page rankings in Google Search, and more.

It’s free, quick, and simple to add your website to Google Search Console. To do so, go to Google Search Console and select the Start Now button. Then, under Domain, type in the URL of your website.

Google will now provide you with a variety of options for proving that you are the owner of your website. You may use your current Google Analytics tracking code to authenticate your site if you’re already using it.

Otherwise, the DNS record technique is recommended. When you choose that technique, Google will offer a code that you must enter into your website’s DNS setup. Copy and paste the code to accomplish this.

The next step is to connect to your hosting account and choose Advanced DNS Zone Editor from the cPanel.

Then create a TXT record with the Google Search Console code.

(Note) If you have any questions about this procedure, simply contact your hosting provider’s support staff, who will either take you through it or add the code for you.

How to add Sitemap?

In the sidebar, click the Sitemaps option under Index. The option to Add a New Sitemap will then appear. Click Submit after entering the sitemap URL.

When Google receives the sitemap, it will certify that it was successfully submitted. The sitemap will then be processed by Google, and your website should be indexed shortly after that.

Usually, the Sitemap is https://yourwebsite.com/sitemap_index.xml

For bloggers, the Sitemap is https://yourwebsite.com/sitemap.xml

Note: Do Not Use www when submitting your Sitemap or you will get errors!

Your Sitemap should be https://yourwebsite.com/sitemap_index.xml and not

https://www.yourwebsite.com/sitemap_index.xml.

I hope this is clear!

For particular URLs, use the URL Inspection tool.

If your site simply has a few pages or you’ve recently uploaded new pages that you’d like Google to crawl right away, you may utilize the Google Search Console URL Inspection tool to submit only those pages to Google.

To do so, go to the left-hand menu and choose URL Inspection. Then, in the Search feature, input a URL that you wish to submit to Google.

The URL will then be fetched and examined in real-time by Google Search Console. You can Request Indexing if there are no visible problems.

The URL will now be added to a priority crawl queue by Google. The URL will be indexed when the page has been crawled, which will help it rank in Google Search.

How to improve your content’s Google ranking

Just because you’ve submitted your website to Google doesn’t mean your content will appear high in Google search results. If you’re still having trouble ranking your articles and pages for keywords, check sure you’re following SEO best practices.

I invite you to read this SEO article for beginners to learn how to start ranking your website on google.

Also here is a list of high-quality backlinks to improve your website score.

Summary

Even if you don’t manually submit your website to Google or other search engines, they will ultimately locate it.

Nonetheless, utilizing a sitemap to submit your site is highly recommended, and if you don’t have one properly set up, it’s well worth the effort. Why? It provides additional information about your site to search engines in exchange for increased indexing data about your site (maybe even Sitelinks).

The importance of submitting a site to search engines for indicating content updates and modifications is considerable. By forcing a fresh crawl, you may speed up the process of ranking for your newly

added keywords

rather than the old ones that are no longer relevant.

Because SEO is a constantly evolving area, having your site and pages indexed is a must. There’s a lot more work to be done if you want to increase your traffic.

here’s an SEO guide to start getting traffic.

Do you have any more questions regarding submitting a website to Google? If that’s the case, feel free to inquire in the comments section below…

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