As you can see in the image, adding your XML sitemap can be helpful to check whether all pages in your sitemap really have been indexed by Google. If there is a big difference in the ‘submitted’ and ‘indexed’ number on a particular sitemap, we recommend looking into this further. There could be an error preventing some pages from being indexed or maybe you need more content or links pointing to the content that’s not been indexed yet. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
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Let me give very Easy example which makes you to understand very easily about sitemap. Like you are an HR in an company and your boss order you collect all employees data. Now Guess you have 50 employees with 50 cabins in your company and 30 employee’s cabins having name plate with every information needed and 20 don’t have anything. So when you collect data then you will easily get data of those employees who having name plate but you will get trouble who don’t have name plate. … [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
Besides having a sitemap, if your website has a lot of content (pages, posts etc.) and if you have new additions on a daily basis, you can also submit your RSS feed to Google (the same way as you do with a sitemap) and thus speed up indexing your new content. … [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