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How to Create a Google Site Map

Posted on September 15, 2012

First you have to sign in the Google Webmaster tools, if you don't have account then create a new one. After account creation just add your site to the webmaster tools. The next step is verifying your website by creating a blank HTML page with a certain name that is generated by Google or insert a Meta tag to your site index.

If you have videos on your website means you have to create video site map. Click the webmaster tool button and enter your website name fully and the URL. In the left bottom you find a play button, just click the button and click on the sitemap tab. Wait for getting message called “finished loading”, then select the root of your website.

Save the site map, after that a new popup menu will open, In that popup menu click Google site map. Save and upload the files to your web server. Go back to webmaster tool click sitemap and click add site map and enter URL and click add web sitemap. This creates Google site map.

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