Create a Sitemap and Submit to Google Webmasters Tools

A sitemap is a list that holds all the pages of your site. It helps search engine know that something changed on a certain page.  Sitemaps help your content get crawled and indexed.

TO CREATE A SITEMAP, WE WILL USE A PLUGIN CALLED “WORDPRESS SEO BY YOAST”

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THERE IS NO NEED TO CHANGE SETTINGS SINCE THE DEFAULT VALUE IS GOOD ENOUGH

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TO CHECK YOUR SITEMAP

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Submit Sitemap to Google Webmasters Tools

Make sure your Gmail account is logged in, then go to Google Webmasters Tools.

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Copy this part of the url. This is generated/viewed using the Yoast Plugin earlier.

 

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Before submitting, we have to TEST first to make sure that their is no errors in the sitemap.

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Click add/test sitemap button again but this time, click submit

 

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There should be no issues recorded on this part

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