How to Index your Website on Google

Follow this guide to learn how to notify Google when pages are added or removed using indexer.so.

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    by Admin User
    2 months ago
  • 1) Add your Site to Google Search Console

    Go to google search console at search.google.com, log in, and add your site.

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    Optional: Submit your sitemap

    It's ok if you don't have a sitemap.xml, but it's easier for google to understand your website structure.

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    2) Index your Pages

    Method 1 (easy): Connecting your Google Account

    This one is easier, as you only need to connect your Google Account, and link the account where you submitted your property/site.

    1. Go to indexer.so/app

    2. Click on Google Accounts

    3. Click on "Add Account"

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    1. Give permission to Indexer

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    You should now have your site(s) connected.

    Method 2: Using a Credentials File

    1. Go to APIs & Services in Google Cloud console

    2. Enable Google Search Console API

    3. Enable Web Search Indexing API

      google-search-console-add-site-web-search-indexing-api.png
    1. Go to Credentials and select your service account (or create one)

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    2. Click "Keys"

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    3. Click "Create new key"

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    4. Select "JSON" as the key type

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    5. Add this service account to your Google Search Console members

      google-search-console-add-user-service-account.png
    6. Now your service account credentials can be used to add your sites on Indexer.so

    3) Index your Pages

    Whether you added your site(s) using a JSON credentials file or connected your Google Account directly, you can now index all your pages by click in "Reindex all" or one by one by clicking in "Index URL".

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    You can click on your site to inspect the latest indexing requests:

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    Contact me at alex@saasrock.com if you have any questions.