How to Submit Your Blog/Website to all Search Engines(Google, Yahoo, Bing and Yandex)

Many people have always wonder how did google gets contents they bring whenever they search something on the search engines, they get the results from contents on the website, you can also submit your contents also, here is the best guide on How to Submit Your Website to Search Engines.

Do you have a blog and want to know how your contents can appear on the search engines results?

When every you search something on the search engines like Google, maybe the best food I should eat, you will have many results, so also I will teach you how to make sure yours also appear whenever they search something.

Search Engine Result

You need to submit your website to the search engines before you started ranking on search engines.

I will teach you how to submit your website to the search engines for free.

So let’s get started.

But before that, have you ever think what Search engines are?

What is a Search Engine?

A Search engine is a software designed to provide information to anything a user searches. You can find the solution to anything on search engines.

Even in college, when there is confusion between the students, their next consultant are the search engines.

There are many search engines on the internet, but I love only 5 out of all and they are the most popular.

Examples of search engines are:

  1. Google
  2. Bing
  3. Yahoo
  4. Yandex
  5. Baidu

So I will tell you how to submit your website to all the 5 search engines listed for you.

You have little knowledge about Search engines now right?

That’s good.

But why do you need to submit your website to search engine?

Why do I need to submit my website to search engines?

Have you ever think that why do I need to submit my website to the search engines?

If you don’t submit, what will happen?

Nothing will happen, but you will lose many things most especially “Traffic” because search engines are the best way to get traffic.

Here are the other reasons you need to submit my website to search engines:

  1. To contribute to the search engines results.
  2. To get more traffic to your website.
  3. To make more profit or get more sales.

So now, you have known the meaning of search engines, and the reason why you should submit your website to search engines also, so the next thing is how to submit your website to search engines right?

Let’s go!

But before going, you really need something called Sitemap, that’s what you will submit to search engines so that they will visit your website to crawl and index your contents.

Note: I will be providing screenshots, click on the screenshot to zoom for better performance.

What is a sitemap?

A Sitemap is a file that contains all links to every part of posts, pages, categories media on your website. It is mainly consumed by the search engines.

A sitemap file

So now how can I get a sitemap file for my blog?

How do I generate a sitemap for my website?

You can generate a sitemap for your blog, it is free.

Though, a sitemap is generated depending on your blogging platform either WordPress or blogger.

So, I will discuss how to generate a sitemap for the two blogging platform.

How do I generate a sitemap for WordPress blogging platform?

WordPress, the biggest CMS, it makes use of a plugin, so also we are going to make use of Yoast SEO Plugin.

Follow all these steps to generate a sitemap for WordPress using Yoast SEO plugin;

Step 1: Install and activate Yoast SEO Plugin.

Step 2: Yoast SEO Plugin, will generate a sitemap automatically, So your sitemap URL is bluecabal.com/sitemap_index.xml(replace bluecabal.com with your URL), you can bookmark that because you will need when you want to submit a sitemap to search engines.

OR, you can use this method in case if you don’t have Yoast SEO plugin or you don’t want to use Yoast SEO Plugin.

Follow all these steps to generate a sitemap using Google XML Sitemap:

Step 1: Install and Setup Google XML Sitemap.

Step 2: Google XML sitemap will generate sitemap after installing and setting up, so your sitemap URL is bluecabal.com/sitemap.xml(replace bluecabal.com with your URL), you can bookmark that because you will need when you want to submit a sitemap to search engines.

How do I generate a sitemap for Blogspot/blogger platform?

Blogspot/blogger is a free blogging platform which many people use.

Fortunately, the blogging platform generates a sitemap itself.

So you can check your sitemap by going to yoururl.com/sitemap.xml, my Blogspot blog’s sitemap is bluecabaltester.com/sitemap.xml.

So now, we are through with generating a sitemap, so the next thing is to submit your website to search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Yandex.

Remember to copy the URL to your sitemap, because it is needed in our next step.

Now, let’s move on to how to submit your website to search engines.

How do I submit my website to search engines?

I will provide the tutorial on how to submit your website to search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex and Baidu.

It really worth selling this guide, but am giving you free, let’s go.

I will start with Google search engine, let’s go now.

  1. Google

Google is the best search engines, it is the most popular and known search engines in the world, even a newly born baby knows Google.

Since Google is the most popular and the best, so people will use it more than other search engines, so, for this reason, you need to submit your website for the Google search engines also.

Even some bloggers don’t submit your website to google search engines, because they know if you do for Google, you will surely get much traffic compared to other search engines.

Don’t be like that anyway, I submit my website to all the popular search engines.

So now, how do I submit my website to google search engines?

How do I submit my website to Google Search engines?

Want to submit your website to the google search engines?

Follow all these steps:

Note: I assumed you have a Gmail account, you can create one by clicking here.

Step 1: Go to Google Console Webmaster, then sign in your Gmail address, after then you will be redirected to your dashboard. So then enter the website you want to submit to Google (mine is https://bluecabaltester.blogspot.com), then click on add property.

Step 2: After clicking on add property, you need to verify the ownership of the website, it is so simple, you will choose a method which you will use, I prefer to use the HTML tag, you can click on Alternate method to choose HTML tag which I recommend, so after you will copy the HTML tag.

Step 3: So you need to paste the meta tag on your website so that Google can really know if you own the website.

How do I add a meta tag to WordPress for google webmaster?

Sure, you need a plugin for that.

Go to add new plugins and search “header and footer scripts” It is by Digital Liberationso install and active the plugin.

After, place your cursor on settings, then you will see header and footer scripts, so click on that, you will see script in header to add the meta tag, so paste the meta tag.

Then click on save settings.

How do I add a meta tag to blogger for google webmaster?

Blogger, the free blogging platform, to add the meta tag Blogspot blog, you need to edit the themes and find the <head> and paste immediately after it.

Follow all these steps to add the meta tag to blogger:

Step 1: Sign in to your blogger dashboard, click on themes from the sidebar, then click on edit HTML.

Step 2: After clicking on edit HTML, then you will see codes, you don’t need them, click inside the box, then press control + f to search for <head> then paste the meta tag immediately after it, so after doing that click on save.

You’ve successfully added the meta tag to your blogger blog.

So now back to the google console webmaster.

You’ve pasted the meta verification code finish, so you will go back to the google console and click verify.

So after, clicking you will see congratulation message that you’ve successfully verified for the ownership, so click on continue.

Welcome to the Google Console Webmaster, your website has been successfully added.

Google Console Webmaster Dashboard
Google Console Webmaster Dashboard

From the Google Console Webmaster Dashboard, you can see many options from the left sidebar, right?

Yes, google console webmaster is a big thing on its own that you really need a complete guide on how to use it.

Moz has the best guide to google console webmaster, Click on guide to google console webmaster to read the guide.

Or, you can watch this video pending the time I will give you a guide on how to use it:


I hope that’s helpful?

How do I add a sitemap to google console webmaster?

Many people, almost all new bloggers at eager to know this, it is very simple, especially if you have your google console webmaster’s account ready, and sure I know you have it already.

With the sitemap, Google will crawl all your latest contents and they will show up on search engines results.

Follow these steps to add your sitemap to the google console webmaster:

Note: you need to generate a sitemap, I have already explained that click on generate a sitemap to read about it if you’ve forgotten, so if you have generated already, please copy the URL.

Step 1: Go the Google Console Webmaster (I assumed you have one and have signed in already), click on Crawl, then you will see sitemap as a submenu under crawl, click on sitemap.

Step 2: After clicking, then you are now in sitemap page, check the right corner, you will see add/test sitemap, so click on it.

Step 3: So you will see a small box on the right corner also, where you will enter your sitemap URL, so my sitemap URL is bluecabaltester.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml, so from there they have written bluecabaltester.blogspot.com/ before, so all I need to add is sitemap.xml. So after typing sitemap.xml, click on submit.

Step 4: After submitting, you will see a notification in a yellow background that says Item submitted, refresh the page, so click on refresh the page, after refreshing, then you will see your sitemap submitted.

Congratulation, you’ve successfully submitted your sitemap to google search engines.

You can bookmark the URL because you need to be visiting the dashboard to check if there are any errors.

  1. Bing

Bing, my favourite search engine after the google search engine, it is the best after Google search engines, it is by the Microsoft company.

Many people don’t really care about this, they only care for Google, which is a bad habit, surely if you can rank on the google search engines, you will surely rank on the bing also, because the google ranking factors are difficult than that of Bing, so you rank for the complex, surely you will for the simplest also.

Let’s go on submitting your website to the bing search engines.

How do I submit my website to the bing search engines?

Submitting your website to bing search engines is like submitting for google search engines also, we will follow the same procedure.

Follow all these steps to submit your website to bing search engines:

Step 1: Go to Bing Webmaster Tools, click on Sign up.

Sign up for bing webmaster tools
Bing Homepage

Step 2: After clicking on sign up, so you need to create a Microsoft account before you can submit your website the bing search engines, so you can do that within a few steps (Click here to read the guide that will help you to create a Microsoft account), I have a Microsoft account already, so I am signing in.

Step 3: So after sign in what you will see is the dashboard.

So now, let’s go on continue with submitting your website to the bing search engines.

How do I add a sitemap to bing search engines?

Submitting a sitemap in bing is also like Google’s own, but some things are different.

Follow all these steps to add your website to the bing search engines:

Note: I assumed you have created bing webmaster account.

Step 1: Go to bing webmaster dashboard, click on add your website.

Step 2: After clicking add your website, you will be redirected to the next page where you will fill a form, it is simple they want to know more about you. Here is mine, check it (my sitemap is incorrect, it is typing mistake, don’t make the mistake).

Form to fill when adding your website to bing search engines

Click on Save.

Step 3: So after clicking on save, you need to verify your ownership for the website, just as you did for Google search engines also. So choose the option 2 which is uploading meta tag to the website.

Let me discuss with you on how to add the meta tag to your website.

How do I add a meta tag to WordPress for bing webmaster?

Sure, you need a plugin for that.

Go to add new plugins and search “header and footer scripts” It is by Digital Liberationso install and active the plugin.

After, place your cursor on settings, then you will see header and footer scripts, so click on that, you will see script in header to add the meta tag, so paste the meta tag.

Then click on save settings.

How do I add a meta tag to blogger for Bing webmaster?

Blogger, the free blogging platform, to add the meta tag Blogspot blog, you need to edit the themes and find the <head> and paste immediately after it.

Follow all these steps to add the meta tag to blogger:

Step 1: Sign in to your blogger dashboard, click on themes from the sidebar, then click on edit HTML.

Step 2: After clicking on edit HTML, then you will see codes, you don’t need them, click inside the box, then press control + f to search for <head> then paste the meta tag immediately after it, so after doing that click on save.

Step 4: Now, go back to the bing webmaster and click on verify, so after you will be redirected to the main homepage, so you will see many options, click on how to use bing webmaster to read more on how to use it.

Congratulations!

You’ve successfully added your website to Bing search engine.

Bookmark the URL also, you may need to check if there is any error.

  1. Yahoo

Yahoo is also one of the search engines you should optimize your website for, it is the third search engines after Google and bing.

People also love using it, and surely you should submit your website for yahoo also.

Let’s proceed with submitting your website to Yahoo search engines.

How do I submit my website to Yahoo search engines?

You’ve already done that before!

I mean you’ve submitted your website to Yahoo search engines while submitting for bing search engines.

Bing and Yahoo search engines are having a close relationship between either other, o as you’ve submitted your website for bing search engines so also you have submitted to Yahoo search engine.

If you haven’t read the guide on how to submit your website to bing search engine, click on submit website to bing search engine to read about it.

  1. Yandex

Yandex is the fourth search engines, it is mainly used by the Russians, so also if you need people from Russians to read your content so you should optimize your website to Yandex.

Everybody needs traffic anyway.

So I think everybody will want to optimize their website for Yandex.

How do I submit my website to Yandex search engine?

Submitting your website to Yandex search engine is also like how you’ve submitted to Google and Bing.

You go to the webmaster, add sitemaps and others.

Follow all these steps to submit your website to Yandex search engines:

Step 1: Go to Yandex Webmaster, Click on Login (I know that you don’t have an account already but the signup link is there).

Yandex Webmaster Homepage

Step 2: After clicking on login, a next page is a sign-in form, check the footer of the login in form, you will see registration. Click on it.

Sign up or register for Yandex

Step 3: After clicking, you will see a registration form, it isn’t simple and you can do it your self(You will have to verify your phone number).

Yandex registration form

Step 4: After registration, then you’re welcome to the Yandex Dashboard, though you can’t see anything because you haven’t added your website.

You just created Yandex Webmaster Account!

So now let’s proceed with submitting your website to Yandex search engines.

Step 1: Go to Yandex Webmaster Dashboard, Click on Add Site.

Add site to yandex search engine

Step 2: After clicking on Add site, you will be redirected to a page where you will enter your blog URL, do that and click on Add.

Enter Blog URL for Yandex search engine

Step 3: You need to verify ownership of the website as you’ve done in Google and Bing, and I hope you can do that yourself now? You can scroll up to check. So after pasting, click on check.

Website Verification for Yandex search engine

Step 4: So you’ve successfully verified the ownership.

How do I submit a sitemap to the Yandex search engines?

I assumed you have logged in to your Yandex webmaster dashboard.

Follow all these steps to submit a sitemap to Yandex search engine:

Step 1: Go to Yandex Webmaster Dashboard, Choose a website you want to add a sitemap for (if you add only one website, you won’t see this option), From the left sidebar, click on Indexing, then click sitemap files.

Step 2: After clicking on sitemap file, then you will see a box to enter your sitemap URL, so enter your sitemap URL and click on add.

Add sitemap file on yandex search engine

You sitemap has been successfully added.

You can bookmark the URL to Yandex Webmaster Dashboard in case if your sitemap has any error so that you can fix it.

 

  1. Baidu

Baidu is the fifth best search engine, it is mainly used in China, so if you want people from China to visit your website, so you should optimize your blog for Baidu search engine.

How do I submit my website to Baidu search engine?

As have said earlier that, Baidu is for china, to add your website ot the baidu search engine, you need a china number.

So for this reason, you can’t submit your website unless you have the china number.

But, there is a way to submit links to your contents manually instead of a sitemap.

So let’s discuss that.

Follow all these steps to add your website to the Baidu search engine:

Note: This doesn’t involve submitting your sitemap, so you need to do this everytime you update your website, assuming you will write 10 contents today, you will do this later in the day, not after each content.

Step 1: Go to Baidu Ping, you need a translator, I am using google chrome so it has a translator, so you translate to English.

Baidu ping homepage
Baidu ping homepage

Step 2: After going to the homepage, you will see a box, typing the blog URL you want to submit, then click on submit blog.

enter blog url to submit

Step 3: After clicking on submit, then you will see Congratulations, your blog address or RSS address has been successfully submitted.

Blog submitted on bing

So you’ve added your blog to Baidu search engines.

How do I make search engines crawl my blog faster?

Did you submit your sitemap to search engines are it is still taking much time before it gets crawl?

That’s isn’t a big problem, nowadays, search engines take much time before they crawl contents but anything after a week, there is a problem.

If your content is crawled after a week, there is something else.

Here are some tips you can use so that search engines will crawl your blog faster:

  1. Write quality contents: Search engine bots have a database where crawled contents are stored, so if they found out your content is existing in their databases before, it can leads to slow crawling rate so make sure you write quality content, click on how to write quality content to read more on how to do it.
  2. Choose a fast loading theme and good hosting.
  3. Add categories or tags to your navigation or menu.
  4. Interlinking: Linking to your related contents especially if you know search engines have crawled this content, so in the content link to those that aren’t crawled yet.
  5. Outbound Links: Linking to other websites that are related to your content so that search engine bots can understand your content better, and better understanding is fast crawling.

I hope the tips are helpful?

Conclusion on How to submit your website to search engines.

Submitting your website to search engines is the next step to take in SEO after building a website and also writing quality content.

After submitting your website, you need to do keyword research, then write quality content, you will surely get traffic from those search engines you’ve submitted your website for.

I hope this is helpful?

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Malik Olabiyi

Author: Malik Olabiyi

Hello, I'm Malik. I'm a blogger and a digital marketer. I'm a believer in all things good and dig the idea of simple living.

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