WordPress SEO Tip: Submit XML Sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools

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I hope you are enjoying our series on SEO tips for WordPress and that you can make use of this. This is the sixth episode where we’re going to talk about generating or using the sitemap that you generated in the last episode and add that to Google so that it can begin to index your site. So you’re going to take the URL that you got from the XML sitemap generator that you used. In our case we used the SEO plugin by Yoast and you’re going to add that to the Google webmasters search console. So what you want to do is head on over to There is a nice green button there that says “search console.” If you’ve already logged in, all you have to do is go to the search console. Otherwise you have to log in to Google. Once you’re inside there, you’re going to go and add your property but your property is essentially your website. So, you’re going to click on “add property,” click the URL of your website and then it’s going to associate your account with that new property that you added. You may be asked to validate your site…

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