In this video, we’ll show you how to add your website to Google Search. This is what’s referred to as ‘indexing your website’ and in this video we’ll show you how to do it. Follow along with the post at:
We’ll show you how to index your WordPress website, or get your WordPress website to show in Google Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs). For this, we’ll use the free Yoast SEO plugin [New + updated interface 2018], and Google Search Console (previously Google Webmaster tools).
Once you’ve created a new website or blog and you’re ready to share it with the world, there are a few simple things you need to do in order to make sure people can find it.
The process to index your website regardless of which platform you’re using is:
1) Ensure the Googlebot can access the pages of your website that you want to be indexed. This relates to your robots.txt file. If you’re a WordPress user, this is really easy and we’ll show you how to do this shortly.
2) Set up Google Search Console for the property or domain you want to add to Google, and
3) Submit your sitemap via Google Search Console, and request Google to crawl your website.
Bluehost (shared hosting – incl free domain):
WP Engine (recommended for eCommerce):
How to use WordPress – Intro tutorial for beginners:
How to Create a Website using WordPress 2018:
How to start a WordPress blog:
How to make an online store:
How to create an eCommerce website:
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