It’s obvious that having your website content indexed in Google and other search engines increases traffic. But, what if you’ve to force Google to do it? Do you know how to go about it and what exactly you need? For many newbies or beginners, this may sound confusing. But for the oldies, many know what to do although resfreshing might also help.
From experience, whether new or old posts, having them appearing in Google, Bing or Yahoo and other search engine results is an ultimate dream of any webmaster. Athough sometimes one has to use force, traffic coming search engines especially for newly published contents means that they were indexed successfully.
If you have always wondered why you see some articles with “published minutes back”, etc, understand it that many use this same force index I am sharing with you below. All you need is to keep reading this since by the time you go through it, you will have found an easy, free and quick way to do it and below is what you need to do.
Instructions to force Google to crawl site
- Log into Google search console
- Select the site you want to force crawl
- Click URL inspection
- Paste the new post URL
- Click enter and wait
- Click request indexing
Wait until the process is completed. Wait for a few minutes and search for the same URL or post title in Google seach.Your newest posts should be visible in Google search results in the next few minutes if not seconds.
For Bing search and others, just do the same and go to where you see Submit URL’s and you will be done. But of course, you will need to have an active account on those others. See instructions on how to create a Bing webmaster tools account.
Creating a Bing webmaster tools account
- Visit Bing webmaster
- Log in using your account or sign up
- Add your Website/Blog URL in the website box
- Copy the verification code i.e Meta Tag verification
- Add it to the head sections of your website
- Save your template and click on verify in the BWTA.
Force Bing crawl your site
- Log into Bing webmaster account
- Add your sitemap
- Enter the URL to fetch under Fetch as Bing bot
- Click submit URL
Note that you can submit up to 50 url’s using the force procedure each day. Submitted URLs or post pages will start appearing in both Bing and Yahoo search results and which means guaranteed traffic.