Check your own XML sitemap! Now you’ve read the whole post, you know how important it is to have an XML sitemap, because having one can really help your site’s SEO. Google can easily access your most important pages and posts if you add the right URLs to your XML sitemap. Google will also be able to find updated content easily, so they know when a URL needs to be crawled again. Lastly, adding your XML sitemap to Google Search Console helps Google find your sitemap fast and it allows you to check for sitemap errors. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
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What is the Importance of Sitemap in SEO or website? As I already told you that search engine crawlers like google crawlers easily get’s data information and give you good rank and traffic after crawling. Our all page automatically get index in all search engine. Know What is Sitemap for SEO and Why Sitemap is Important for SEO? … [Read more...] about Know What is Sitemap for SEO and Why Sitemap is Important for SEO?
Google ignores the priority attribute in XML sitemaps but does pay attention to lastmod, according to John Mueller. Google determines the priority of your pages itself, probably by popularity and authority. Lastmod, however, is a tag that indicates when the URL has changed the last time, which is really interesting to Google. … [Read more...] about The Best XML Sitemap Tools, Tips, and Tricks
Organize your sitemap into sub-sitemaps. This has the additional advantages of making sitemaps smaller and faster to process.Submit a separate sitemap for your videos (if applicable).Add your sitemap in robots.txt. I have explained before how to SEO your robots.txt and in addition to that, you can also add the location of your sitemap to help search engines find your sitemap file easier.Include only URLS that Google can access. If you have pages that are blocked by robots or are behind a password-protected area, do not include those pages in the sitemap.Make sure that your XML Sitemap includes the ‘last modification time’ field, a value that gives information to Google as to when a page was last modified. This is useful in cases where you want Google to re-index some pages of your website.Creating an XML Sitemap with Yoast SEO PluginOne of the nice features of Yoast SEO is the Sitemap functionality. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize your XML Sitemap for Maximum SEO
Now that you have an understanding of the difference between HTML and XML sitemaps, my recommendation is to have both. Having both will keep you confident and secure enough to know that you are not missing out on any aspect of SEO and audience orientation/retention. You will ensure that Google can find you and your pages and you will also ensure that you cater to the users as well. Remember, they are the reason you chose to create a website in the first place. So what is the use if they can find you but they can’t navigate your webpage? What’s the use if they can navigate your webpage, but they can’t find your website on Google? Having both sitemaps is the best way to go if you want your website both ranked and user friendly. … [Read more...] about The Difference between an HTML and an XML Sitemap