What is sitemap.xml?

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What is sitemap.xml..?
#search engine optimization #sitemapxml
  • Profile picture of the author Ryan Tom
    The sitemap.xml file in an XML file that is saved to a website’s server. It contains a list of all the subpages belonging to the website. These files help search engines to learn more about the structure of a website. This speeds up the crawl process and reduces the likelihood that the crawler will overlook subpages. In addition, the file can provide additional information about certain content, e.g.:

    Information about images or videos that can be found on a website or the duration of a video and its subject.
    General information about the website, e.g. when it was last updated.
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  • Profile picture of the author Arna Softech
    I simple: The sitemap.xml file in an XML file containing a list of all the subpages belonging to the website, that is saved to a website’s server for the search engine to crawl.
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  • Profile picture of the author prisha sharma
    Sitemaps procedure allows a webmaster to inform SE about URLs on a website that are open for crawling and indexing. A Sitemap is an XML file that lists the URLs for a site. It allows webmasters to contain extra information about each and every URL, when it was last updated, any changes, and how important it is in relation to other URLs in the site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin smith
    sitemap.xml is a collection of URL's of a website, with the sitemap crawler easily crawl all your website webpages links..
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  • Profile picture of the author faiza waqar
    yup it is just like a map for helping the google for finding the site easily.
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  • Profile picture of the author gemselections
    XML Sitemap is very important for a website. there are two types of sitemap... 1st is HTML and 2nd are XML both are used on the website. The XML sitemap is easy to create comparison HTML... Basically, the sitemap is defined to a directory of your website like how many links in your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author KinneyJ2014



    HTML sitemaps: HTML sitemaps are more useful for people who visit your site and want to look at its structure so that they can browse through it.

    XML sitemaps: you must use XML sitemap when you want to get all the subpages of your site to get indexed in search engine results.

    Although both HTML, as well as XML sitemaps, are considered to be equally popular amongst webmaster there is no doubt that about the fact that when your concern is about getting your web pages indexed in search engine results then you must implement XML sitemaps.
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  • Profile picture of the author Babu Bala
    multiple pages maintain a single page it is called a sitemap...uses of sitemap google will crawl easyly
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  • Profile picture of the author getsolution
    Sitemap is include all the links in a website.
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  • Profile picture of the author lamisha
    The Sitemaps protocol allows a webmaster to inform search engines about URLs on a website that are available for crawling. A Sitemap is an XML file that lists the URLs for a site. It allows webmasters to include additional information about each URL: when it was last updated, how often it changes, and how important it is in relation to other URLs in the site. This allows search engines to crawl the site more intelligently. Sitemaps are a URL inclusion protocol and complements robots.txt, a URL exclusion protocol.
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  • Profile picture of the author ashitasaini
    XML sitemap is a roadmap to all important pages of a website.It allows webmasters to include additional information about each URL when it was last updated. This allows search engines to crawl the site more intelligently.
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  • Profile picture of the author MattHogan
    A Sitemap is an XML file that is full of your individual webpage’s URLs. It’s like an archive of every webpage in your website. This file should be easily discoverable in your site in order for search engine crawlers.
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