Create a Sitemap in Blogger
and Create a Robots.txt File Full Guide.It is
necessary to submit a Sitemap to Webmaster Tools for optimization of search
results pages and SEO.
How to create sitemap for Blogger blog .
With the help of webmaster tools (Google Search Console), you can monitor and improve your keyword ranking.
Why do we need to create a Sitemap and submit it to Google Search Console?
A sitemap is a roadmap for a website. It consists of all lists of contents
published on the site. If a website is not appropriately linked, a sitemap
helps search engines find all the content. So that orphan content can also be
What is a sitemap?
As the name suggests, it is a website or blog sitemap. It will create a
complete website layout with all the pages and posts that are set in it. The
sitemap is of two types:
XML sitemap for search engine such as Google Search Console, Bing
Webmaster Tool, Yandex Search Engine.
- HTML sitemap for Blogger blog users.
XML sitemap: intended for the site administrator or search console.
This map includes the full location.
The search console collects data from all the sitemaps it has and displays
the results according to the user's search.
Sitemaps are more important when there is a weak internal link to blog
How does a sitemap work?
When you publish a new page or post on a website, that page or post is
automatically added to the sitemap. And this sitemap points to the search
engine that says "Hey there's a new page to be indexed."
And the search engine responded, Well, I'm coming. Then the search engine
crawls those new pages or posts. It also helps search engines find all the
content available on the site.
This explanation applies to the phone or computer
How to add a new sitemap for Blogger blog posts and pages
XML sitemap embedded in blogger blog. So we just have to access that by
adding sitemap.xml or sitemap-pages.xml at the end of your blog URL.
Let's say the blog URL is example.blogspot.com, then the sitemap address
1.https://example.blogspot.com/sitemap.xml (for all Blogger blog posts).
2.https://example.blogspot.com/sitemap-pages.xml (for all blogger pages).
You should replace example.blogspot with your blog URL....Whether a buyer's
domain link ... or a free blog link» For a custom domain blogger blog,
it would be sitemaps.
Submit a Sitemap to Google Search Console
Submit your Sitemap.XML file to Google Search Console or Google Webmaster
Tool to drive organic traffic.
If you have already registered, just select your blog in Search Console
and follow the instructions.
Navigate to the Sitemaps option available in the menu on the right side.
1. Click Sitemaps
2. Enter the following sitemaps for articles, pages and rss feeds.
3. Submit the two sitemaps above one by one.
4. The sitemap has been successfully submitted to Google Search Console as
It may require a full link and not just the sitemap name..Such as»
The number of topics will appear in green if the submission is successful
Now all the additions of a new sitemap have been completed, the number of
posts, site pages or processing data may appear.
Submit a Sitemap.XML map to Bing Webmaster Tools
After Google Search Console, Bing is another second largest
webmaster tool from Microsoft.
Register with a Hotmail or Microsoft account, then add your blog .
- Scroll to the Sitemap section of the Webmaster Tool
- Click the Submit Sitemap button
- Add a new sitemap to the Bing Webmaster Tool.
Submit sitemap to all other search engines using robots.txt file
When a search engine crawls your blog, first, it will interact with the
blog's robots.txt file. This file contains search engine rules as well as
Sitemap.XML sitemap, this XML sitemap helps these search engines to find
all the content of the website.
In this part, we will learn the best way to implement robots.txt file in
What are the functions of a robots.txt file?
The robots.txt file tells the search engine which pages should or should
not be crawled. Hence it allows us to control the work of search engine
In the robots.txt file, we declare the functions of the user agent, allow,
disallow, and sitemap to search engines such as Google, Bing, Yandex, etc.
Let us understand the meaning of all these terms.
We typically use bot meta tags for all search engines that crawl bots to
index blog posts and pages across the web. But if you want to save crawl
budget, block search engine bots in some sections of website then you have
to understand blogger robots.txt file.
Create perfect robots.txt file for Blogger blog
We have understood how by default robots.txt file does its job in Blogger
blog. Let's optimize it for SEO.
The default robots.txt file for the archive allows indexing which is
causing the duplicate content issue. We can prevent the duplicate content
issue by preventing bots from crawling the archive section.
For this, we have to apply the rule of Disallow / 20 * in the
robots.txt file. But this rule will stop crawling pages.
To avoid this, we have to implement a new allow rule for the /*.html
section that allows bots to crawl posts and pages.
The default sitemap includes posts, not pages. So you have to add a
sitemap for the pages under .
for custom domain, so your new ideal robots.txt for blogger blog will look
You should replace example with blogger domain or custom
How to edit robots.txt file in Blogger blog?
The Robots.txt file is always located at the root level of any
website. But in blogger there is no root access so how to modify this
Blogger provides all root file settings in its settings like robots.txt
and ads.txt files. You have to login to your blogger account and edit
1. Go to Blogger Dashboard and click on Settings option.
2. Scroll down to the Crawlers and Indexing Programs section.
3. Enable custom robots.txt file via toggle button.
4. Click on the custom robots.txt file, a window will open Paste the
robots.txt file above and save the file.
After updating the custom robots.txt file,
Check it out by visiting www.example.com/robots.txt
Don't forget to replace www.example.com with your domain address, it will
look like this.
How to Create an HTML Sitemap Page for Blogger Blog
You can create an HTML sitemap for your Blogger blog to make your blog
Blogger has many limitations. If you want to add some extra features to
it, you have to modify the codes for the sitemap, schema markup, etc. But
here we have the solution for that.
Create HTML sitemap for Blogger blog to improve user experience and
To create a new sitemap page, go to Blogger Dashboard > Pages and
select Create New Page.
Now, first of all, you have to add a title for your page which should be a
sitemap, then you have to follow these steps..
1. The title of the page (sitemap).
2. Convert to HTML mode for the page.
4. Provide a description of the research, if any.
5. Commenting is not allowed.
6. Publish the page, your sitemap is now available.
HTML sitemap code
Don't forget to replace example.com with your blog link.
Now your HTML sitemap has been published successfully. You can add it to
the main navigation menu or to the blog post for a better user experience.
Copy the link to this sitemap page and add it to the invoice for
In this article, we learned how to create a sitemap for Blogger blogs
and add a new sitemap to Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tools. Also,
we have created a robots.txt file that includes a map of articles, pages and
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