Category Archives: SEO

SEO – basic web tools

Webmasters tools for submitting sitemaps:

YAHOO: https://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/mysites

GOOLGE: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/siteoverview

MSN/LIVE: http://search.msn.co.uk/docs/submit.aspx

Sitemap generator:

http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/

Sitemap hint in robots.txt:

Sitemap: http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml
User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /images/

Ping sitemap changes:

ASK: http://submissions.ask.com/ping?sitemap=[URLENCODED]

Google: http://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps/ping?sitemap=[URLENCODED]

Yahoo: http://search.yahooapis.com/SiteExplorerService/V1/ping?sitemap=[URLENCODED]

i.e. http%3A%2F%2Fwww.makads.com%2Fsitemap.xml