How to Quickly Index 1000 URLs Using Google Indexing API

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Jan 19, 2024
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Are you looking to improve your website's visibility on Google? One way to speed up the process is by directly submitting your URLs to Google's Indexing API.
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Are you looking to improve your website's visibility on Google? One way to speed up the process is by directly submitting your URLs to Google's Indexing API. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to index up to 1000 URLs using the Google Indexing API with the help of the GSCTool Chrome Extension. Whether you're managing one site or multiple, learning how to leverage these tools can give your SEO efforts a significant boost.

Step 1: Set Up a Service Account for Google Indexing API

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How to Get Google JSON Key (Google Indexing API & Google Search Console API)
Before you can start using the Google Indexing API, you need to set up a service account. This involves creating an account and downloading a JSON key file that will allow you to authenticate your requests. Here's what you need to do:
  1. Visit the Google Cloud Platform Console.
  1. Follow the steps to create a new service account.
  1. Once created, you'll be prompted to download the JSON key file.
 
For a detailed walkthrough, check out this resource: How to Get Google JSON Key for Indexing API. It provides a step-by-step video tutorial on obtaining your JSON key file, which is essential for the later steps.

Step 2: Install the GSCTool Chrome Extension

The GSCTool Chrome Extension is a powerful tool that makes it easier to interact with the Google Indexing API. It not only helps you index URLs but also comes with other features such as bulk URL removal and the ability to export queries and pages from Google Search Console.
To install the GSCTool Chrome Extension, follow the link: GSCTool on Chrome Web Store.
 
Once installed, you'll get access to a user-friendly interface that simplifies the process of submitting URLs for indexing.
 
How to Quickly Index 1000 URLs Using Google Indexing API
How to Quickly Index 1000 URLs Using Google Indexing API

Step 3: Add Multiple Google Service Accounts for Extended Quota

One of the standout features of the GSCTool Chrome Extension is its support for multiple Google Service Accounts. This means you can manage and submit URLs for indexing across several websites under different accounts, thus extending your quota.
 
Multiple Google Service Accounts for Extended Quota
Multiple Google Service Accounts for Extended Quota
 
Here's how to add multiple accounts:
  1. Open the GSCTool Chrome Extension.
  1. Navigate to the settings where you can add new Google Service Accounts.
  1. Import your JSON key files for each account you wish to add.
With this setup, you can select the appropriate service account for each indexing task, making it a breeze to manage multiple websites and keep all your content up to date in Google's search results.
 
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Happy Indexing!

By following these steps, you'll be well on your way to ensuring that your latest content is visible and searchable on Google. Remember, indexing is just one part of a comprehensive SEO strategy, but it's a critical one for making sure your pages are discovered by users.

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