Add a Google Sitemap to Blogger Blog

Submitting sitemap to Blogger :
Sitemaps plays major role in SEO. Search engines uses sitemaps to find out the pages on your Blogger blog. By adding Google sitemap to your Blogger blog, no need to ping your blog manually when ever you update your Blogger blog. Submitting your Blogger blog sitemap to Google webmaster tool is more important and also submitting a sitemap to Blogger is also important. It helps search engines to discover the pages that search engine bot missed.

How to Add a Google Sitemap to your Blogger Blog:

It is easy to add Google sitemap to Blogger blogs. First generate your blogger site map from trusted sitemap generator sites or just replace yourblogname with your Blogger blog Url in the code on step 4. We already discussed about how to add your blog sitemap to your Google webmaster tool. Now in this post we are going to discuss about adding Google sitemap to your Blogger blog.

Follow below steps to add a Google sitemap to your Blogger blog

Step 1 : Go to Blogger Dashboard

Step 2 : Click on Settings and Click on Search Preferences

Step 3 : Click on edit custom robots.txt under Crawlers and indexing

Step 4 : Paste below code in custom robots.txt box

User-agent: *
Disallow: /search
Allow: /
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1501&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=2001&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=2501&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=3001&max-results=500

Step 5 : Click on Save changes.

Like this you can add Google sitemap to your Blogger.

Note : If your Blogger blog contains below 500 posts , then add only Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 , No need to add code below this line.
 If your Blogger blog contains post more that 500 and below 1000 then add below two lines , no need add remaining code .
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500
Sitemap: http://yourblogname.blogspot.com/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500

Like this  add Google sitemap to your Blogger properly.

2 comments:

  1. is this posible: atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=1000 ?

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  2. Custom Robots.txt is very important part of a Blog. If you don't know its proper use, please don't use it. It might destroy your ranking in minutes. SO be careful.

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