Sep 20 , 2012

Your Guide to Sitemaps and Their Importance

1 Comment Posted By: Johan Hedin Category: On-site Optimization

There is a new "buzzword" when it comes to increasing a website's visitors and having all relevant pages crawled through by search engine bots. The magic word is "sitemaps". In a nutshell, a sitemap is an XML file that catalogs URLs for your website along with extra metadata about every single URL. The metadata covers things such as how important the URL is, how often it's changed or updated, when it was last updated, and what is its role on the grand scheme of your site, among many other functions. Even though sitemaps won't necessarily improve your SERP rankings, what it can do is help search engines have an easier […]

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