How to submit a Joomla site to Google

Submitting your Joomla site to Google is a simple process that can help you to improve your website's visibility in search results.

  1. Sign in to Google Search Console.
  2. Click **Add property**.
  3. In the **Website or App property** field, enter the URL of your Joomla site.
  4. In the **Choose a property type** section, select **Website**.
  5. Click **Continue**.
  6. Verify the ownership of your Joomla site. There are several ways to do this, including:
    • **HTML tag:** Add a specific HTML tag to the header of your Joomla site's homepage.
    • **Domain name provider:** Verify your ownership through your domain name provider.
    • **Google Analytics:** If you have Google Analytics installed on your Joomla site, you can verify your ownership through that.
  7. Once you have verified your ownership, click **Verify**.
  8. Once your Joomla site has been verified, you can submit it to Google for indexing. To do this, click **Sitemaps** in the left-hand menu.
  9. Click **Add/test sitemap**.
  10. In the **Sitemap URL** field, enter the URL of your Joomla site's sitemap.
  11. Click **Submit**.