How to submit your website url to google

If you have just launched a new website, on a br& new domain name, you are not going to lớn see it ranking on Google straight away. Until Google and other tìm kiếm engines know that your website exists, you won't even see it indexed. 

For those of you reading this guide because you have sầu published a new website & can't figure out why you can't find it anywhere, let's quickly explain how search engines work.

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Let's turn khổng lồ Google's own 'how tìm kiếm works' guide khổng lồ help with this...

Even before you search, Google organises information about webpages in our Search index. The index is lượt thích a library, except that it contains more info than in all the world’s libraries put together.

If your trang web isn't in Google's index, it won't be able khổng lồ be found when a user makes a search. Google needs to lớn know that your site exists khổng lồ be able lớn crawl it và include it in its index.

In this guide, you will learn how khổng lồ submit your site to lớn Google và other tìm kiếm engines, as well as understand other ways that they can discover it.

Here are the different resources we offer in this guide:


Do I Need lớn Manually Add a New URL or My Website to Google?

The good news is that submitting your trang web isn't a specific requirement for your website to appear in Google's index, but, for a new trang web, it is often the faskiểm tra way.

Google just needs lớn know that your website exists. From there, it can crawl the site and index its pages. 

Google's crawlers find new URLs (và websites) by following links from other pages and websites. As long as your site is linked khổng lồ from somewhere else on the website, Google will eventually find và index your site, but you can tốc độ this up by manually submitting a new site. 

When it comes lớn a new URL (page or post) that has been published on an existing trang web, you certainly don't need to lớn go through the process of manually submitting it, but there are steps that you can take lớn speed up seeing the page in Google's index.

You don't need to lớn manually submit your site or page to lớn Google as long as it's linked lớn from somewhere else on the website, but doing so can speed up the process of the tìm kiếm engines finding your content.

How Long Will It Take Google lớn Index My Website or URL?

There is no mix length of time that it takes for Google khổng lồ index your website or URL. That said, what we can all be confident about is that this is a lot faster than it once was. 

A study by HubSpot found that, without submitting a new URL khổng lồ Google through a sitemaps, it took Google an average of 1,375 minutes khổng lồ crawl the page (that is 23 hours). However, when submitting an updated sitebản đồ to Google Search Console, this dropped to lớn just 14 minutes. 

Leaving Google to find new content on its own can result in delays where your page isn't indexed, but it takes just minutes when you manually insize Google. 

On the other hvà, the time taken to lớn crawl and index a completely new domain can differ significantly, depending on whether or not any external link exist and how frequently these themselves are crawled.

At the very least, you need to make sure you submit a new site to lớn Google, & doing so for a new page can tốc độ up the indexation. 

How to Submit a URL khổng lồ Google

The general consensus is that yes, you should be submitting your URL or new website khổng lồ Google – if only khổng lồ tốc độ up seeing it in the index.


There are different ways that you can vì this, depending on the circumstances, và we will walk you through these options below. 

How to lớn Check if a URL is Indexed

Before you go ahead and submit your URL to lớn Google, it makes sense lớn run a quick kiểm tra to establish whether or not it is already indexed.

You can do this by using Google Search Console's URL Inspection Tool.

(If you have sầu not set up Google Search Console for your site, you can learn how khổng lồ do so here.)

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Use the 'Inspect a URL' tìm kiếm box at the top of the dashboard và enter the URL whose index status you want khổng lồ kiểm tra.

Once the data has been retrieved from the index, you will either see a confirmation that the page is on Google:

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Or that the page is not on Google:

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You will also be able lớn clearly see any coverage issues with that specific URL below this.

There is also a quiông chồng và easy way to check, without using Search Console – use the “site:” modifier in Google tìm kiếm lượt thích this site:example.com/url-of-the-page. This will show the page và any children of that page. I discuss this in more detail in the How khổng lồ Cheông chồng if a Website is Indexed section of this article.

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Your Options For Submitting a URL to lớn Google

When it comes lớn submitting a URL lớn Google, you have a number of options. But first, it is important lớn understvà that not all of these involve sầu actually 'submitting' your site lớn the search engine. 

Instead, you need to lớn think of these methods as informing Google that your page (or site) exists. Let's look at these options for getting your URL indexed (we will look at submitting a new website separately). 

Request Indexing With the Inspect a URL Tool in Search Console

There is a good chance that you have just used the Inspect a URL tool to kiểm tra whether or not your URL is in Google's index. Perhaps the quickest way khổng lồ get your URL in Google's index is to lớn bởi vì so through this tool.

Regardless of whether the URL is, or isn't, in Google's index, you will see a 'REQUEST INDEXING' link at the bottom of the box.

Go ahead và clichồng this & your page will be added to a queue for indexing. 

If there are any issues, you will be notified of them.

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You will be able to kiểm tra the index status of the page using the same tool, as we showed before.

You used to lớn be able to use Google's 'fetch as Google' tool, but this was discontinued in the new version of Search Console và no longer exists. 

Submit an Updated Sitebản đồ khổng lồ Google Search Console

When you submit an updated sitebản đồ to lớn Search Console và include new URLs, you are informing Google that there has been a change and that these pages should be crawled. 

For reference, we are talking about an XML sitemaps here, not an HTML sitebản đồ.

If you are submitting for an existing site & want khổng lồ see new URLs indexed as quickly as possible, you have sầu likely already submitted a sitemaps previously.

But once you have sầu added a sitemaps, you might be surprised khổng lồ find that you can't actually go in và 'resubmit' in the new Search Console.

As Google Search Console help says:

Google doesn't kiểm tra a sitemaps every time a site is crawled; a sitemaps is checked only the first time that we notice it, and thereafter only when you ping us to let us know that it's changed. You should alert Google about a sitemaps only when it's new or updated; bởi vì not submit or ping unchanged sitemaps multiple times.

— Google Search Console Help

The good news is that if you are using a platkhung such as WordPress combined with an SEO plugin, your sitebản đồ will automatically update & ping Google when you publish a new page or post. 

If you are not using WordPress, or another CMS where the sitemaps automatically pings Google when updated, you can use the 'ping' functionality to ask for this to lớn happen.

Send an HTTP. GET request lượt thích this:

http://www.google.com/ping?sitemap=https://example.com/sitemap.xml

As a side note, your XML sitebản đồ should be referenced in your site's robots.txt tệp tin.

Use Internal Links

As we mentioned before, Google doesn't actually need you to lớn submit a URL for it khổng lồ be indexed, it just needs to be informed that it exists. It is a good time to lớn point out here that one of the main ways Google finds new pages is through links.

If you add an internal link into another page on your site that Google already has in its index, this will help the new URL lớn be discovered. 

Of course, you should only add liên kết where it makes sense to vì so in topically relevant pages, but you can learn more about internal linking best practices in this guide.

Link from an External Source

Just as Google finds new content by crawling internal liên kết, the same goes for inbound links from external sources.

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Of course, earning links from a third-party trang web isn't as simple or as quichồng as adding internal link, updating your sitebản đồ or inspecting the URL with Search Console, but given that link are a top ranking factor, it is recommended that you consider the various links building strategies that you could use khổng lồ get other people to link to your new page. 

How khổng lồ Submit a Website khổng lồ Google

If you are launching a brand new trang web for the first time, you will undoubtedly be wondering how you can get it included in Google's index as quickly as possible. Let's look at your options. 

How khổng lồ Cheông xã if a Website is Indexed

You can quickly kiểm tra lớn see whether or not a trang web is indexed by Google straight on the tìm kiếm engine using the "site:" tìm kiếm operator.

Run a search for: site:

e.g., site:yourtên miền.com

If your trang web is indexed, you will see results returned when using this tìm kiếm operator.

As an example:

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Notice both the number of returned results as well as the indexed URLs displayed? In the sự kiện that there are no URLs indexed for the tên miền, you will see:

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When You Need To Submit a Website

Most commonly, you only need lớn submit your trang web lớn Google when you launch a site for the first time (because Google is not aware that it exists) or when you move sầu your website lớn a new tên miền.

If you are working on an existing site, you shouldn't need to submit the whole site if it is already been indexed.

There are, however, instances when you may need to vày so as the result of an error; let's say a developer accidentally added a rel="noindex" tag across the site & you saw the site drop from the index.

How to Submit a Website khổng lồ Google

The quickest và most effective sầu way lớn submit a trang web lớn Google is to add an XML sitemaps to Google Search Console. 

You can do so by heading to the Sitemaps tab of Search Console.

You will now see the 'Add a new sitemap' box. Go ahead and enter the extension of your site's XML sitemaps.

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Once you have done this, you will see a danh sách of submitted sitemaps and the number of discovered URLs:

How To Submit a Website or URL to lớn Other Search Engines

It is important to remember that Google isn't the only search engine, and you want khổng lồ submit khổng lồ other popular tìm kiếm engines people use, like Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, Baivày, và DuckDuckGo.

Next, we will look at how you can submit your site or website to lớn each of them.

How khổng lồ Submit a URL or Website lớn Bing

To submit your site or URL lớn Bing, you need to head over to Bing Webmaster Tools.

Once there, you first need to add your site, if you haven't done so already. The good news is that you can skip verification and import straight from Google Search Console.

To submit a whole website, you can add your site's XML sitemaps, just as you did with Google.

Head khổng lồ the sitemaps tab:

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You will then see a 'Submit Sitemap' button in the top right of your screen that opens a popup. From here, you can enter the URL of your sitemap:

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Unlike Google, you can click inkhổng lồ a submitted sitebản đồ and you will see a re-submit button in the top right of the page.

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If you just want to submit a URL, you can vì so using Bing's URL submission tool that you will find as part of the left-h& menu.

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Simply enter the full URL và hit submit. 

How to lớn Submit a URL or Website to Yahoo

If you have already followed the steps lớn submit your website lớn Bing, you have done everything that you need to vày in order khổng lồ submit it to lớn Yahoo. Since 2010, Bing has powered Yahoo's tìm kiếm results và the method of submitting khổng lồ the search engine is simply lớn submit to lớn Bing. 

There is nothing else khổng lồ bởi.

How lớn Submit a URL or Website to Yandex

Yandex is the leading search engine in Russia, with a market giới thiệu of over 60%.

Not everyone will need to lớn submit their site to Yandex, but if you are serving customers in Russia, it makes sense khổng lồ vì.

Here are the steps to submitting your URL or trang web to Yandex:

If you have sầu not added và verified your site, you need to follow the steps to lớn bởi that first. To submit your site, you will see a 'Sitemaps files' links on the left-hvà menu. Clichồng this and you will be taken lớn a page where you can add your sitemaps in the same way as the other search engines.

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If you want lớn get a new URL indexed, head over lớn the 'Reindex pages' tab on the left-hand thực đơn.

Here, you can submit up lớn đôi mươi URLs per day that are the highest priority for indexing:

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How to lớn Submit a URL or Website khổng lồ DuckDuckGo

As of May 20trăng tròn, DuckDuckGo has an estimated market cốt truyện of 1.35% in the US.

This is still way behind Bing's 6.5%, Yahoo's 3.6% và Google's 88%, but an increasing number of people are using the privacy-first tìm kiếm engine. 

The good news is that you don't need to lớn submit your URL or website to lớn DuckDuckGo. The search engine uses more than 400 sources for its results, including Bing's search results, meaning that if you have sầu submitted there, you don't need khổng lồ vì anything else. 

How to Avoid Getting De-Indexed

We have already covered how to lớn get your website indexed by Google and other search engines, but it is important to quickly raise the reasons why your trang web could be de-indexed (you were in the tìm kiếm engine và now you are not).

But first, you need to understand that a trang web being de-indexed is rare. You certainly aren't going to see this happening frequently.

When this does happen, the cause is usually one of the reasons below.

Your Site Has Been Blocked With 'NoIndex'

Perhaps the most comtháng reason why sites are de-indexed is that a developer accidentally left a 'noindex' directive in place when updating the code.

This will usually either be in the form of a noindex meta tag or by returning a 'noindex' header in the HTTP. request. You can learn more about this here. 

If your site has been de-indexed because of accidentally added noindex directives, you need khổng lồ remove these và resubmit your site. 

You Have sầu Been Served A Manual Action

Also known as a manual penalty, occasionally you may find that your site has been de-indexed because a thành viên of the webspam team has taken the decision khổng lồ remove sầu your site from the search results as a result of it violating Google's webmaster guidelines.

You can see whether or not your site has been affected by a manual action in Google Search Console, & learn more about the different types here.

To reiterate; it is rare that this happens & unless a site has been specifically violating the webmaster guidelines. This is not something to worry about if you are following the rules. 

Glossary of Terms

Bing Webmaster Tools: A free service supplied by Bing that allows webmasters to add their trang web to the search engine và see the performance. De-Indexed: When a site that has previously been in a search engine's index is removed; either accidentally or following action being taken khổng lồ vì chưng so. Google Search Console: Previously known as Google Webmaster Tools, this không tính tiền tool allows webmasters to lớn see and manage their site's performance on the tìm kiếm engine. Google's Index: Imagine Google's index to be similar lớn an index in a library, but instead of books, this lists the website pages available to find on Google.  Inbound Links: Links from other websites lớn your own. Internal Linking: Links between two pages on your own trang web.  Manual Action: An action (or penalty) that someone at Google places on your trang web lớn negatively affect the performance when it is deemed that the site is in violation of the Webmaster Guidelines. Noindex: A directive sầu added lớn request that a site or web page is de-indexed. Re-Index Pages: A tool available in Yandex to lớn request prioritized indexing of a page. Site: Search Operator: A simple way to return a list of URLs available on Google for a particular tên miền.

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  URL Inspection Tool: A tool available in Google Search Console that you can use to inspect the index status of a URL.  URL Submission Tool: Bing's tool that allows you to lớn submit new URLs to lớn the index. XML Sitemap: An XML sitemap that is submitted khổng lồ a search engine informs the key pages that should be indexed. Yandex Webmaster Tools: An alternative sầu to lớn Google Search Console & Bing Webmaster Tools, but for Russian tìm kiếm engine Yandex.

Submitting your site and pages lớn Google và other tìm kiếm engines doesn't need to lớn be complex or take long, và so long as you follow a few simple steps you'll see your URLs indexed in no time at all.

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