Google Domains – see if a domain is registered or purchase an unregistered domain. Google Merchant Center – upload data about your products so they appear in Google Product Search Google My Business – add or change information about your business so that it appears correctly on Google+, Google Maps, and other areas. Structured Data Testing Tool – see if your HTML is appearing correctly. Structured Data Markup Helper – if it’s not, you can use this tool to learn how to add structured data HTML to your pages. Email Markup Tester – see if your HTML email is using valid structured data. PageSpeed – learn how to improve the loading speed of your webpages. Custom Search – create your own search experience on your website using this tool. Webmaster Academy – learn the basics of creating a website and adding useful content. While they may not be essential, all of these resources can help you. Some may be more helpful than … [Read more...] about Google Search Console – The Ultimate Guide to Google’s Tool for SEO Experts
Submit xml sitemap to google search console
Key Takeaway Checking for errors in your Search Console should be a part of your SEO routine. Always optimize all your pages. Make sure that these pages can be crawled and indexed by Google with no problem at all. While submitting a sitemap does not directly affect your rankings , it will help Google notify you of any errors that might negatively impact your website’s rankings. … [Read more...] about How to Fix Index Coverage Errors in Google Search Console
Verify the Site Is Yours: Non-HTML Options If you’d prefer to verify your website without using HTML code or files, Google has a few other methods you can use. The first is by signing into your domain name provider. Selecting this option from the “Verify this Property” page will bring you to a list of domain name providers. If you don’t see yours, select “Other” to create a DNS TXT reference or CNAME record for your provider. Simply sign into your domain provider and Google will verify your site this way. … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Google Search Console in 5 Easy Steps
Example 1: A new blog Say, for example, you are starting a new blog. You will want Google to find new posts quickly to make sure your target audience can find your blog on Google, so it’s a good idea to create an XML sitemap right from the start. You might create a handful of first posts and categories for them as well as some tags to start with. But there won’t be enough content yet to fill the tag overview pages, making them “thin content” that’s not valuable to visitors – yet. In this case, you should leave the tag’s URLs out of the XML sitemap for now. Set the tag pages to ‘noindex, follow’ because you don’t want people to find them in search results. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
John said on Twitter it depends "on how they [the sitemap files] were discovered." He said (a) If submitted via anonymous ping, they're only valid there & lower levels and (b) If you submit them through your Search Console account, they can be valid for any verified site or part of a site. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?