12 November 2009

How to add Your Blogspot Blog Sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools

  1.  First open the Google Webmaster Tools website at google.com/webmasters and click "Add a Site" button to submit
  2. You can either type the web address (URL) of your blogspot.com blog or even a self-hosted blog where you are using the Blogger platform with your personal domain.
  3. Google will ask you to verify that you are the owner of this blog. Just copy-paste the given meta code and then paste this information into the template of your blog.
  4. You must switch to the "HTML" version of your blog template and paste the code just between the head .........tag
  5.  Go back to Google Webmaster Tools and click on "Sitemaps" from the right sidebar.
  6. Type the url atom.xml?redirect=false otherwise you can write atom.xml it will also work.Once the clock status icon changes to a green tick, your Blogger sitemap has been successfully submitted to Google for indexing.
  7. If you are using Feed Burner for your Blogger RSS feed, then redirect=false paramater will force to Google to download your blogger feed.