How Sitemap is important?

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I would like to know about sitemap. How sitemap is important in SEO and how to create it?
#important #sitemap
  • Profile picture of the author Trevor
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    • Profile picture of the author packerfan
      On a small site it's probably not "that" important. But when it comes to having thousands or millions of pages it helps the bots a lot.

      A good old fashioned HTML sitemap might even help a user from time to time.
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  • Profile picture of the author JeremiahSay
    Useful for google searching spider, bot whatever you call it. Extremely important for sites with countless of pages and content, it does help your content and webpage get indexed faster by google and other search engine sites. Faster index = Faster traffic = Faster money.

    Download using wordpress plugin.. Search for "Sitemap" "google sitemap" or "google xml sitemap" you should be able to get it Pretty easy to download, go look for video tutorial in youtube.. you should be able to get it done by no-time!

    Hope this will help you in your decision making,

    May God bless you,
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  • Profile picture of the author ukcarl
    For me it depends how big the site is whether you even need one.

    I have a lot of small niche sites and I don't even bother, for example if you have a 10 page site on Wordpress theres no point in having one, the sites navigation is good anyway, people make a really big deal about needing one but I have never seen any evidence of this, unless you have a big site to help bots crawl all your content.

    Hope this helps
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  • Profile picture of the author SeoMonster1
    Sitemap is important as it it helps your all content to get indexed. It helps Google spider to find your content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeff Hollyhand
    Just to add to the posts above. A full blown sitemap is not that important with a small site but you probably do want some type of internal linking using the keyword you are targeting for each page.
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  • Profile picture of the author Noobcorp
    when you meant 'important' pages, does that include 'about us' and 'tos' pages etc.,?
    they certainly dont contains the same 'value' in terms of contents for me, just wondering..

    WP plugin simply make a sitemap on ALL your pages?
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  • Profile picture of the author rasel786
    A sitemap іѕ οftеn considered redundant іn thе process οf building a website, аnԁ thаt іѕ indeed thе fact іf уου mаԁе a sitemap fοr thе sake οf having one. Bу highlighting thе importance οf having a well constructed sitemap, уου wіƖƖ bе аbƖе tο tailor уουr οwn sitemap tο suit уουr οwn needs.







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  • Profile picture of the author bizwisard
    The sitemap helps google's robots to visit your site faster and it's easier for them. that way, the bots can visit all the internal pages you include in the map even if your inner linking strategy has left an internal page out.
    In order for SE's to find it quickly I guess I would put a link to it on my Home page as well
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  • Profile picture of the author 36burrows
    It also pings the search engines whenever your site is updated.
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  • Profile picture of the author faysal969
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    • Profile picture of the author AlbertSmiths
      Using sitemaps has many benefits, not only easier navigation and better visibility by search engines. Sitemaps offer the opportunity to inform search engines immediately about any changes on your site. Of course, you cannot expect that search engines will rush right away to index your changed pages but certainly the changes will be indexed faster, compared to when you don't have a sitemap.
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  • Profile picture of the author ButterflyGarden
    Sitemaps are simply "road maps" that search engines can use to navigate their way through the various parts and sections of a website. The sitemap essentially tells the search engines where the various pages are located on the site. This is particularly important for websites that have multi-level navigation, which automated spiders might have difficulty with.

    Ins and Outs of Sitemaps - Ins and Outs of Internet Sitemaps
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  • Profile picture of the author canadaupdates
    From Sitemaps search engines immediately catch any changes on your site.
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