In On Page Optimization submitting the web site to the search engines is major key role, by submitting our website to various search engines indicates that we are calling the search engines to crawl our web site and list out our pages to their servers. In order to call those search engines we need to do some basic things such as having sitemap.xml, sitemap.html if we are done with these pages then we need to submit the site to search engines in order to index our pages into their servers. In the previous article we have discussed How to submit website to bing webmaster tools now let me show you how to submit website to yahoo webmaster tools
Yahoo is one of the major search engine that has a lot of users who use to search for different things in a day so in order to drive the traffic from the yahoo search engine then we need to make sure that our site is yahoo friendly in order to make our site yahoo search engine friendly we need to submit our site to yahoo webmaster tools by following the instructions which were mentioned in the guide lines of yahoo.
Step 1 : Go to yahoo webmaster tools https://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com and sign in with the yahoo desired yahoo ID from which you want to submit your web site to webmaster tools.
One you logged in with your desired ID you will find and option Add My Site just place your URL in that position as how in the below.
One you have place your desired URL in the field box then press add my site button. Then you will be redirected to another page showing two option for authentication of your admin privileges.
1. By uploading a verification file to my site.
2. By adding META tag to home page
The windows look like this
If you are using wordpress blog then it is recommended to choose the first option as it is risk free of pasting the META tag code if u change the template design. One you have done with verification it takes nearly 24 hrs to update the yahoo servers so check the status after 24 hours and make sure there is no errors. If at you find any errors correct them by following the screen instructions.
If you find any trouble in submitting the website to yahoo web master center fell free to contact us through comment box or via contact us page.