The XML sitemap is essential for any website or blog. In the Blogger blog, there is no feature of adding plugins to generate the sitemap that helps the search engine to understand the website structure. This article will talk about how to generate the XML sitemap for the Blogger blog. Also, read and generate an XML sitemap for WordPress.
Generate the XML sitemap for the Blogger Blog.
What if I say there is no need to generate the XML sitemap for the Blogger blog as it already has. But where it is located, if it already has, let’s understand how to access this.
Access the XML sitemap for Post
You can access the sitemap for posts by placing /sitemap.xml at the end of the website URL. This sitemap will contain all posts that are published until today.
Suppose the blog URL is https://site.blogspot.com, then the sitemap of this blog is accessed at https://site.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml.
Access the XML sitemap of Blogger Pages
Access the Blogger pages sitemap by placing sitemap-pages.xml at the end of the website URL. This sitemap contains all pages that are published. When you post new page/s, it will automatically add the sitemap.
For the blog URL https://site.blogspot.com, sitemap for pages will be https://site.blogspot.com/sitemap-pages.xml.
So the sitemaps will be
or the sitemap for a Blogger custom Domain will be
Submit Blogger XML sitemap to Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tool.
This XML sitemap is optimized for the Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tool. These both are the major search engine. Submitting this sitemap to webmaster tools means we’re allowing the search engine to fetch our website’s post for the search results.
Submit sitemap in the robots.txt file.
Whenever a search engine crawls a website, first it looks up the robots.txt file. Using the robots.txt file, the website declares some protocols for the search engine. It also guides the search engine about the location of the website’s sitemap so that the crawler can crawl the whole website or blog.
It is important to declare the location of the Blogger XML sitemap in the robots.txt file. Let’s understand how to edit the robot.txt file and submit the sitemap to it.
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