How to Submit WordPress Sitemap to Yandex Webmaster

Add Sitemap to yandex

Do you know? you can increase your website traffic by adding the sitemap to Russian largest search engine website. In the previous Blogger beginner tutorial we have shown you how you can submit blogger sitemap to Yandex.

In this tutorial you will learn how to add your WordPress sitemap to Yandex. Yandex is one of the largest and popular search engine among the Russian and the 4th largest search engine in the world.

What is Yandex ?

Yandex is a multinational technology company that provides web services, such as Search engine, Maps, Email, and many other services Yandex were founded by Arkady Volozh, Arkady Borkovsky, Ilya Segalovich in 1997.

The Plugin We Will Use

There are many plugins that allow you to create a sitemap for your WordPress site. Yoast SEO is one of the best plugin that can handle your site SEO and also create a sitemap for your site. you can also so use other sitemap plugins if you want, but we recommend you to use Yoast SEO.

Verifying Account and Submitting the Sitemap

First of all you need to create Yandex Webmaster account. After you created the account, click on plus button and add your website address.

Add WordPress sitemap to yandex

Now you need to copy the verification code. So you need to copy the meta tag verification code under the first tab.

Submit the WordPress sitepmap to yandex

Once you get the verification code, then log in to your WordPress website and under the SEO tab (Yoast Menu). Click on webmaster tools, paste the verification code in the Yandex Webmaster Tools field and click on save changes.

How add sitemap yandex WordPress

Now you have successfully verified your website, and you can now submit the sitemap to Yandex.

So log in to your Yandex Webmaster account and go to Indexing Settings >> Sitemap files and submit your blog sitemap.

sitemap to yandex WordPress

Congratulations! you successfully submitted the sitemap to Yandex. It will take up to 48 hours to start indexing your site. if you find this article helpful then like and follow us on Twitter, Facebook to get latest updates from us.

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