By searching on Google with following query, replace my blog url with yours:
If there is no result but a prompt, it means your blog website is not listed yet:
A sitemap is a file where you can list the web pages of your site to tell Google and other search engines about the organization of your site content. Search engine web crawlers like Googlebot read this file to more intelligently crawl your site.
Also, your sitemap can provide valuable metadata associated with the pages you list in that sitemap: Metadata is information about a webpage, such as when the page was last updated, how often the page is changed, and the importance of the page relative to other URLs in the site.
First, install plugin hexo-generator-sitemap with:
$ npm install hexo-generator-sitemap --save
_config.yml to your blog’s url and compile your blog:
$ hexo g
Then, there should be
public folder under root directory.
After deployment with
hexo d, test by visiting https://mutebardtison.github.io/sitemap.xml.
The robots exclusion standard, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or simply robots.txt, is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots. The standard specifies how to inform the web robot about which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned.
Add robots.txt file to
source folder. My example is given here:
Log in Google Search Console with your Google account.
ADD A PROPERTY and enter your blog url.
After verifying ownership, we have blog successfully added:
robots.txt file. Make sure there is no Errors or Warnings:
Add and submit
After some time, your blog will be listed on Google: