Indexing new posts on search engines is the first important part of getting traffic to your blog. Search Engine Bots typically takes some time to crawl our new blog posts and then index them. But if you want to get instant traffic on your blog posts, you should index your article quickly on search engines. WordPress ping list are very useful to get your blog post indexed faster in search engines like Google.
There are several ways to index your newly published article on Search Engines. You can manually index your article on Google using Google Webmasters Tools. Therefore, you can also use Google Search Console to submit your new post for faster indexing. But these process is annoying and time consuming if you frequently publish or update your blog posts. If you don’t want to get bother in indexing your posts on Search Engines, you can use wordpress ping service.
What is Ping
According to Wikipedia, ping is an XML-RPC-based push system which notify Search Engines that your content has been updated. Once you pink your website URL, it notifies the server that you have updated your content. So they start indexing your site. There are several website which allows manual ping of your URL (Like – Pingomatic, Smallseotools etc). But manual pinging is also annoying and time consuming.
WordPress includes a very good feature that allows automatic ping of your site. By default wordpress use only Pingomatic ping service to ping your site which is not appropriate for better result. You can add a lot more ping service in that list to make it more powerful. Once you add wordpress ping list on your site, your post will ping automatically for faster indexing. So, you don’t need to do anything manually to index your site on Search Engines.
WordPress Ping List
Followings are the new ping list for 2018. Just copy and add these to your wordpress dashboard for automatic ping.
How to Add Ping List on WordPress?
To add the given wordpress ping list on your wordpress site you just need to follow two steps:
Step - 01
Login to your WordPress dashboard and go to writing under the setting option (Setting>Writing). Scroll down and you will notice "Update Services" on writing option. Check the screenshot below:
Step - 02
Now copy all the ping services given above and paste them into the box under Update Services. Click on "Save Changes".
Done, Congratulation! you have successfully added ping list on your wordpress blog. :D
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If you add WordPress ping list on your site properly, you don't need to ping new blog posts manually. WordPress will automatically do this for you and help you index your site faster on Search Engines. Adding ping list will never harm your site. You can still do manual index for instant result.