7. Map Current URLs to New Site One easy-to-manage process that allows you to track each page is to use a simple spreadsheet that shows all old page URLs in one column and the corresponding new page URLs in a second column (example below). Every page on your old site should have a corresponding new page on your new site. By doing so, you take control over the correlation process, instead of sending traffic to 404 pages. Start off by mapping your most linked to content first. You can use Open Site Explorer to find the most linked to pages. … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Launching a New Website
Website sitemap example
While you may not get all of your URLs indexed from your Sitemap, it’s well worth the effort to create one because it’s much more efficient and effective than waiting for your new site to be fully crawled organically. And, organic crawling is no more promising for indexing, anyway. Each search engine will determine whether or not to index your page after it has been crawled, Sitemap or not. Just think of your Sitemap as your detailed, requested crawling list for search! … [Read more...] about A Primer On How To Get The Most Out Of Sitemaps
A sitemap index file is like a sitemap file for sitemaps. You can list multiple sitemap files in it. If you use a sitemap index file, you can just submit that file for your website in Search Console. Even if you have fewer than 50,000 URLs, you can submit multiple sitemap files. For example, you might want to do that to keep track of different sections of your website, or just in general to make maintenance of your sitemap files a little bit easier. … [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?
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