Submit a sitemap to Google Search Console
What is Google Search Console?
Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmasters) is a free service that helps you monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot your website's presence in Google Search results. You don't have to sign up for Search Console to be included in Google Search results, but it's highly recommended as it helps you understand your organic traffic and improve your SEO.
What is a "sitemap"?
A sitemap is a file that provides information about the pages and media files (videos, images etc.) on your website. Search engines like Google use this file to crawl your site more efficiently, which helps to improve your organic search rankings.
How to submit your Easol website's sitemap to Google Search Console
Before you get started
- Connect your domain name and ensure your website is publicly accessible
- Create a Google account and set up Google Search Console
- Verify your site ownership with Google Search Console
Note: You must have owner permissions for the Google Search Console property in order to submit a sitemap.
Find your sitemap
Easol automatically generates a a sitemap of your website for you. You can find your sitemap at: https://[yourdomain.com]]/sitemap.xml. Replace [[yourdomain.com]] with your website domain.
Submit your sitemap
To submit your sitemap to Google Search Console:
After your site is verified, go to Google Search Console.
In the Add a new sitemap section, enter your domain's sitemap file name (i.e. https://[yourdomain.com]]/sitemap.xml) and then click Submit.
Check out Google Search Console's help articles for more information about submitting and troublehsooting sitemaps.