September 16th, 2011, 03:59 AM
Hello. I just want to ask if sitemap applicable for blogs? What is XML Sitemap? Where to be found? Any thoughts about this.
September 16th, 2011, 04:22 AM
If your blog is based on wordpress platform the visit the following link for generating sitemap for your blog.
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September 28th, 2011, 05:08 AM
XML sitemap is specially designed for spiders so that they can easily search all the web pages of your website and indexed it when someone type a keyword in your niche. If you not attached xml sitemap it will be very difficult for web crawler to crawl your all webpages.
October 4th, 2011, 06:19 AM
Most Blogging platform have in-build RSS feeds and have pinging back method. These RSS feeds do the work similar to XML sitemap for the search engines. Also, if you don't have access to FTP/server you won't be able to add XML sitemap to the blogs. But if you are using blog on platform like from Wordpress.org then you can use the XML sitemap by installing plugins for wordpress
Originally Posted by cartergarth
What is XML Sitemap, use the following link
October 4th, 2011, 07:54 PM
You can use the XML sitemap for your blog. An XML sitemap is very light and helps search engine crawler to know about all the webpages of a website from one single file (you may create more than 1 XML sitemap file if your website has more than 10000 pages).
You can generate sitemap using sitemapdoc(.com), xml-sitemap(.)com (remove brackets). Just google for xml sitemap generator and you will find a number of websites.
Submit the sitemap to google webmaster account and verify your website by adding the code provided by google.
October 17th, 2011, 04:38 AM
Yes there is a site-map for every blog site. Blog automatically create a site-map for you. You can see it though typing you blogs full address/sitempa.xml on browser's address bar.
Originally Posted by cartergarth
October 17th, 2011, 07:20 AM
XML is the search engine friendly language, create XML sitemap and submit it in Google webmaster tool it helps you to index all your pages in Google
October 18th, 2011, 04:08 AM
Yes XML sitemap is applicable to blog.If your blog is develpoed in wordpress then you can create sitemap easily using sitemap plugin available for wordpress.You have to install this plugin in wordpress.Then in setting you have to activate it.
October 22nd, 2011, 05:00 AM
They also act as a routing aid by giving a summary of a website's information at a single look.
Sitemaps are a useful device to make websites created in Display and other non-html dialects retrievable.
October 25th, 2011, 05:55 AM
sitemap.xml is a directory of your website URLs you can set priority for bots crawling and set frequency as well
October 25th, 2011, 08:36 AM
Basically two type for site map first xml site amd second html site map and xml site map is google friendly and html site map is user friendly and if you make xml site google easily indexed your post and google crawler easily fing your site your keyword and indexing level increase
November 1st, 2011, 01:06 AM
It is specially designed for the websites to make it search engine friendly so that google crawler can find the site easily and if your blog is in word press than its applicable.
November 2nd, 2011, 01:03 AM
Yes, you can create sitemap for your blog also. Sitemap can be generated for both Search Engine bots & visitors. HTML sitemap is used for visitors when XML sitemap is for SE bots. If you are using WP blog than you have to download relevant plug-ins for it.
December 6th, 2012, 05:03 AM
Site map is just like road map, if you have then you can easily go to your destination and more chance to cache all pages of the site. The XML sitemap protocol is specifically designed for spiders.
December 6th, 2012, 09:06 PM
Thanks for the information. Everything looks great and Google's spider start crawling on my blog now
Last edited by cartergarth; December 9th, 2012 at 08:58 PM.
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