How to Submit WordPress Sitemap to Yandex Webmaster

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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 most popular search engines among the Russian and the 4th largest search engine in the world.

What is Yandex ?

By the way Yandex stands for “Yet another Indexer” in simple words “Yandex” is a Rassian “Google”. Whenever we think of Google we automatically consider it as a Search Engine but that’s not entirely true Google is much more than that even much more exceptionally what we know.Likewise Google ,Yandex is also much more than a Search engine.
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.
At the moment Yandex has around 70 different internet-related products and services as well as mobile applications, e-commerce, transportation, online advertising and search and information services.

The Plugin We Will Use

Yoast is a Search engine optimization plugin for wordpress it is also available for Neos CMS, TYPO3 module etc…Yoast is the most popular wordpress SEO plugin on the internet.
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 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 the plus button and add your website address.

click plus icon and add your site address

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

copy the code in your blogger template and save it

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.

click on seo tab and then webmaster tools tab and paste the code in the yandex field

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.

now submit your sitemap

Congratulations! you successfully submitted the sitemap to Yandex. It will take up to 48 hours to start indexing your site.

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