The simplest way to submit your new and updated URLs is to login to Google Search Console and verify your site ownership. After verifying, use the Sitemaps report to see which sitemaps were processed for your site, any processing errors, or to submit a new sitemap for your site.
When you make changes to your structured data and you want to notify our systems ahead of our regular schedule, you can resubmit your sitemap to Search Console following the same process you used to submit your first sitemap.
If you use XML format, change the
<lastmod> field to the date of the change. Read more about this field in the Sitemap.org tag definitions. Other XML files have a similar field, such as
<updated> for Atom XML. You can also learn how to compute this date.
If you prefer, we also support the following programmatic methods to notify us of your content updates:
- Ping Google specifically with the location of the sitemap: