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
Sitemap xml importance
When you think about the major differences between XML versus HTML sitemaps, it basically it means that the person writing the program or code gets to decide what the tags means. With HTML you were not afforded this luxury. People usually get the two types mixed up, but XML sitemaps are not linked to from the official website, but usually on the domain it would say example.com/sitemap.xml. As I said before, the XML site maps are primarily used for the search engines. It really helps to augment the crawling and indexing of a website. Now if your website is crawl-able and index-able then you won’t have to worry as much about search engines finding all of your good pages or all of your important pages. But the XML sitemaps really help search engines crawl through your site in a much more efficient way, it alerts search engines to your presence and makes sure you are getting all of your important pages represented. … [Read more...] about The Difference between an HTML and an XML Sitemap
Select your site from the Webmaster Tools home pageClick Site configuration in the left sidebar, then sitemapsIn the top right, click the Add/Test Sitemap buttonUse the textbox that appears to enter/system/feeds/sitemapClick the submit buttonThis will check and upload your sitemap directly to Google and allow them to find and alert you to any errors that may exist within your sitemap. You’ll need to resolve these errors before Google will accept your sitemap. Once they accept the sitemap, Google will submit it to allow other search engines to see it’s available. … [Read more...] about Important Steps for Creating Your Sitemap
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
For iOS you need to set up support for Universal Links. This is what Apple calls HTTP links that have a single URL, used to open both a specific page on a website and the corresponding view in an app. Implement Google App Indexing using the App Indexing API for Android, or by integrating the App Indexing SDK for iOS 9. Explicitly map your web pages to their corresponding app screens using either a rel=alternate link element on the individual page, by referencing the app URLs in your XML sitemaps, or by using schema.org markup. … [Read more...] about What is app indexing and why is it important?