Tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website

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How to tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website
To get your new website indexed by Google faster, in a matter of minutes actually, follow these simple steps:

 

 

Find out if your website is indexed or not?

Go to www.google.com and search for “site:yourdomain.com”. If your website is already indexed you will get some search result of the indexed pages. If your website is not indexed at all, there is no search result.

Tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website

 

 

Tell Google about your website & get Google to index your new website

If your website is not yet indexed by Google, Follow these simple steps to get Google to index your website within minutes. This quick method works best on one special page url. It normally takes about 180 days for Google to fully index your website, specially if you have a lot of content.

  1. Submit your new url or website to Google by going to
    http://www.google.co.uk/submit_content.html
    log in to your google account, then go to Web > Add your URL to Google’s index. If you are already logged in to your google account, go directly to:
    https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url?continue=/addurl
    and simply add your new website url.
  2. Wait 5-10 minutes then make a google search to see that your website have been successfully indexed. Search for “site:yourdomain.com”. Done!

 

 

Add a sitemap to make it easy for Google to index your website

Add a sitemap to your website helping Google to index all pages & posts. A sitemap is usually an XML file, and basically a list of all content urls on your website. If your are using WordPress there are several plugins to create and update the sitemap automatically.

 

 

More tips on using Google webmaster tools to index your website

Google webmaster tools is a great tool to track traffic on your website, see your ranking on search queries and submit new content for google to index. Google webmaster tools are free to use! You need a Google account to use Google webmaster tools. This is how to add a new website and tell Google about it, and let Google index your whole website within a couple of hours.

  1. Sign in to your Google account and go to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=en to add a new website.
    Tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website
  2. Fill in your site url and click continue
  3. You need to verify your website. If you already have Google analytics installed, just select verify. If not, check out the “alternate methods” tab to verify your website in other ways.
    Tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website
  4. Once verified, click continue. Let’s start by adding a sitemap for Google to index. (if you have one). Go to Crawl > Sitemaps and then select add/test sitemap. Add the url to your website sitemap and click submit sitemap.
    Tell Google about your website, get Google to index your new website
  5. You can also go to Crawl > Fetch as Google to fetch your website as google bot, and then select “submit to index” to get everything indexed.

Within days all your content will be indexed when doing a google search “site:www.your-domain.com”. By doing a “site” Google search you can easily see how many pages are actually indexed at the moment. It normally takes 180 days for Google to fully index a website if we skip the steps above.

 

 

When moving an existing website to a new url

If you have an existing website which you moved to a new url, you can use the “Change of address” option in the Google webmaster tools. Start by adding & verifying both old and new website to the webmaster tools. Click on your website in Google webmaster tools, then click the small icon in the right top corner and go to “Change of address”.
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