Fast indexing of new post or updated post is very important because it will increase your chances of ranking on the Search engine result page (SERP). If you are using wordpress, then congratulations because I am going to share with you the new wordpress ping list you can use to achieve that.
You don’t have to wait for search engine to find your new post or updated post any longer. You can do it yourself using the updated wordpress ping list am going to share with you.
If you are a beginner then pay attention…
What is Ping in Blogging
Ping in blogging is system by which a weblog notifies another servers it has a new content or that its content has been updated.
When new content is published or updated, the weblog sends XML-RPC signal to one or more Ping Server(s) to notify a list of their “Services” of new content on the weblog.
The default ping in wordpress is Ping-o-Matic which is good but according to Lily Yachty, “The good could always be better”
To get a better and a faster indexing of new blog post, it’s a good idea to populate your ping list. I have provided the latest wordpress ping list in this post. I have also included the video of how you can do that.
You can read the guide or watch the video.
How to Add/Update Your WordPress Ping List
Follow the steps below to add or updated your wordpress ping list
- Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
- Go to Settings > Writing.
- Scroll down to Update Services.
- Clear former ping list (optional)
- Copy the ping list below and paste it in the box.
Updated Ping list
5. Save your changes when you’re done
You can Watch the video below to understand it better.
Important Note About Ping List
Everything that has merit in one way or the other must have demerit. Ping list help you index your site faster but too much of everything is bad.
Pinging too much can make search engine to penalize your site.
Every time you add or modify content on your website, WordPress is sending a ping to your list. So, if you’re updating your site multiple times within a day or week, WordPress is sending multiple pings.
However, there are is a solution to it. You can use a plugin called WordPress Ping Optimizer. This will help you optimise your ping in other to reduce spam.
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