What is sitemap?


What is sitemap?

XML Sitemap is an XML file that lists the pages for a site along with additional metadata about each URL (when it was last updated, how often it changes, and how important it is, relative to other URLs in the site) Sitemap informs search engines that listed pages are available for crawling. Web crawlers usually discover pages from links within the site and from external links to the site. Sitemaps supplement this data to allow crawlers to pick up all URLs in the Sitemap and learn about those URLs using the associated metadata.

What is ROR Sitemap?

ROR (Resources of a Resource) sitemap is an XML format that describes web content as classified objects. ROR expands on the RSS protocol with its own extensions. It is describing any object on a website (sitemaps, services, products, menus, reviews, images, contact info, etc), so any search engines can better understand its content.

What is HTML Sitemap?

HTML site maps are spidered by every search engine providing them with page links. They can also be used for your visitors when they visit your site.

What is TXT Sitemap?

A sitemap in Text format is suitable as an alternative sitemap for some search engines.

How big can a XML Sitemap be?

XML Sitemaps should be no larger than 10MB (10,485,760 bytes) and can contain a maximum of 50,000 URLs.

Where do I place Sitemap files?

Download your sitemap.xml file and upload it to root directory of your website.

In case of multiple xml sitemaps, download sitemap.zip file, unzip it and upload all files to root directory of your website.