Pinging your site

Monday, March 10, 2008

Ping your site and let the search engines know that your site is updated. Here is how to Ping

  1. From the desktop, click start
  2. Select Run
  3. In the Run box, type command
  4. Click OK
  5. The DOS window will pop up. At the C:\WINDOWS> prompt type ping and press enter.
  6. You will see some results pass through the screen.
  7. It will tell you if there were any packets lost in the transfer (0% loss is what you want to see).
  8. It will also tell you the average speed, in milliseconds.
  9. To close the DOS window, type exit at the C:\WINDOWS> prompt and press enter.