What is an XML sitemap?
A file called an XML sitemap gives search engines a list of the URLs on a website so they may scan it. A number of characteristics that provide search engines more details about each URL may also be present in them. Your internal linking needs improvement if you want Google to understand which sites you wish to index.
Why XML sitemap so important?
XML sitemaps identify pages appropriately and give extra details about those pages aids in a more intelligent scan of your website by search engines.
XML sitemap also being useful for search engine optimization (SEO).
When do i need XML sitemap?
XML sitemap will be important in those scenarios:
- Your website is not properly organized or connected (internal links). -Your website is brand-new and has few external links.
- On your website, some pages are generated dynamically (as it is on some eCommerce websites).
- Your website is big and/or has a lot of older information that might not be properly connected.
- Your website is only ordinary, you care that the search engines properly index it.
For those of you who are still on the fence about manually changing code on your website, please follow our updated news. We are also going to teach you how to create sitemap in next blog, stay tuned!