Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that the order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap files does not matter. He did say that you probably should save the "start of the file for the most awesome URLs." But he later added that "the order among them doesn't matter." He then clarified to make it clear "the order in the sitemap file doesn't matter at all." He said the awesome comment was that your web pages should be awesome in general. … [Read more...] about Google Sitemaps URL Order Does Not Matter
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When it comes to creating sitemap files, we strongly recommend that you have these made automatically through your server directly. That's the best way to make sure that your new and updated content is highlighted to search engines as quickly as possible. Most modern content management systems will take care of this for you. Often, it is just a matter of flipping a switch in your control panel to turn these on. … [Read more...] about Google SEO Snippets Video: Multiple Sitemap Files
Hi Guys! I’m Lalit Mittal and I’m again here to tell you about sitemap. Sitemap play very important role in SEO. Many of users don’t know How to Create and Submit Sitemap, so today I’m going to tell you this process. … [Read more...] about How to Create and submit Sitemap for Website
Alan Bleiweiss shared a scree shot of how the Google Sitemaps report in Google Search Console shows over 11,000 URLs that were blocked by robots.txt as an issue and warning. Alan asked why is the new Google Index report in the new Google Search Console not reporting on these errors? … [Read more...] about New Google Index Report Doesn’t Show Blocked URLs From Sitemaps
John said on Twitter it depends "on how they [the sitemap files] were discovered." He said (a) If submitted via anonymous ping, they're only valid there & lower levels and (b) If you submit them through your Search Console account, they can be valid for any verified site or part of a site. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?