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?
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Example 1: A new blog Say, for example, you are starting a new blog. You will want Google to find new posts quickly to make sure your target audience can find your blog on Google, so it’s a good idea to create an XML sitemap right from the start. You might create a handful of first posts and categories for them as well as some tags to start with. But there won’t be enough content yet to fill the tag overview pages, making them “thin content” that’s not valuable to visitors – yet. In this case, you should leave the tag’s URLs out of the XML sitemap for now. Set the tag pages to ‘noindex, follow’ because you don’t want people to find them in search results. … [Read more...] about What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one? • Yoast
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
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
XML Sitemaps help Google discover the URLs on your web site. Google ranks those URLs but the XML Sitemap file is about Google discovering those URLs, not directly ranking those URLs. Crawling, indexing and ranking are different things. … [Read more...] about Google: Sitemaps Do Not Directly Impact Your Search Rankings