Example 2: Media and images The ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap is also unnecessary for most websites. This is because your images are probably used within your pages and posts, so will already be included in your ‘post’ or ‘page’ sitemap. So having a separate ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap would be pointless and we recommend leaving it out of your XML sitemap. The only exception to this is if images are your main business. Photographers, for example, will probably want to show a separate ‘media’ or ‘image’ XML sitemap to Google. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
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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
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?
Include in your sitemap the pages (and that includes posts as well), that are important for your website. These are the pages that have high quality content and are more likely to bring organic traffic to your website.Exclude pages that have duplicate content. For WordPress websites good candidates are archive pages, tag pages and author pages.Exclude pages with ‘thin content’. When it comes to optimizing a website for search engines, you don’t want to submit in their index pages that are of low quality. It’s not a numbers game, meaning that it’s not a matter of how many pages you have in the index but how many ‘good’ pages are in the index.A good way to separate your ‘good pages’ from the ones that you don’t want to include in your sitemap is to either ‘no-index’ the pages or add them to a category and exclude the particular category (and pages) from the sitemap file. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize your XML Sitemap for Maximum SEO
Ensure that whenever you build a new piece of content, such as on your blog, that you are including links to relevant and important landing pages. This will ensure that any links you build to your content will also have a secondary benefit on the pages you’ve internally linked to. Links within content typically pass greater value because they are surrounded by contextual words which can have another benefit in terms of ranking for these related phrases. Add internal links in moderation. Every link you include in a page will receive a portion of the link authority of that page, so the more links you include, the less value each will receive. … [Read more...] about Internal Linking for SEO: Examples and Best Practices