HTML site Map not approved

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Hello,

I'm seo seo beginner. My HTML site map not approved in Google Webmaster Show massage " Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format instead "

please give solution.
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  • Profile picture of the author nettiapina
    The sitemap needs to be XML that's formatted in particular way. This is something you can learn by googling it.

    Why don't you ask the SEO guys in your company? I'm sure they can do a few clicks on their tool of choice, and you've got the problem solved almost instantly.
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    Who told me this? An ex Google web spam engineer.

    What's your excuse?
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  • Profile picture of the author Yasin Rishad
    visit xml-sitemaps offical site. You will get your answer
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  • Profile picture of the author fpforum
    As others have mentioned, your sitemap needs to be XML format and not HTML.

    You can use this website to try and convert your HTML sitemap into an XML sitemap automatically.
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  • Profile picture of the author webdevpro
    Make sure you are trying to create a real HTML sitemap (consists of just a bunch of links and nothing else ) and not the normal webpage.
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  • Profile picture of the author nmwf
    Don't forget that Google accepts (plain text) lists of urls!
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  • Profile picture of the author jessicalad
    Yes for Google webmaster one needs to use xml sitemap with sitemap.xml format which is the only one supported by Google..There are softwares like xml-sitemaps.org which can help in creating xml sitemaps.
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  • Profile picture of the author articlearbiter
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    It's always better to use a XML sitemap or a simple text file that has links to various sections or pages on your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    What the $#%! is going on here?






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    Hi
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      [QUOTE=yukon;10004293]What the $#%! is going on here?

      My pet peeve. The blind asking the blind. The blind answering the blind.
      The blind leading the blind.

      Last week I couldn't even spell "SEO," and now I is an expert!

      Of course people will slam me when I tell them it's because any fool
      can buy a domain, get WP installed, read some guru, then *boom*
      SEO expert and webmaster all in one shot.

      As proven by the sig. Not only is this um...person, an seo expert, he
      develops websites.

      That my friends, is downright scary.

      Paul
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      If you were disappointed in your results today, lower your standards tomorrow.

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      • Profile picture of the author LoclBiz
        [quote=paulgl;10004300]
        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        What the $#%! is going on here?

        My pet peeve. The blind asking the blind. The blind answering the blind.
        The blind leading the blind.

        Last week I couldn't even spell "SEO," and now I is an expert!

        Of course people will slam me when I tell them it's because any fool
        can buy a domain, get WP installed, read some guru, then *boom*
        SEO expert and webmaster all in one shot.

        As proven by the sig. Not only is this um...person, an seo expert, he
        develops websites.

        That my friends, is downright scary.

        Paul
        So true. I've been fooled by SEO and PPC "pros" in the past and that's why I am so hesitant finding a website developer now that I need one.
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