Sitemap.xml – what it is and why it is so important for our website?

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The entire contents of the blog, so entries, pages and sub-pages are accessible to readers of the blog. No problem, each of us can also use (and often does) with the option to read the archive of entries, where in chronological order all the entries are located and where very easily, often one-click access to the interesting post. It is important also to a list of all your posts, pages and blog pages inform search engines about the frequency of updates performed, as well as provide information about links on pages and blog posts. This is just an XML Sitemap.

XML Sitemap

Sitemap XML, which is map of website is extremely important for your blog shortly after its founding, because it informs the search engine of the existence of a new page on the Internet. The search engines collect and index the new page, what it boils down to increase the number of visitors to our blog or website. So to your blog began to exist, and SEO was at a high level, it’s time to install the needed plug-in, which definitely make your life easier.

Generate XML Sitemap

The first thing you need to do is download and activate the free plug GOOGLE XML SITEMAPS. After activating the plugin, go to Administration Panel, in which the left side of the Settings tab, you will see XML Sitemap. When you click, you go to the settings in which you should select the basic options.

The next step is to select the location of your sitemap file, which will be located XML maps address blog page. Next, click “Update options”. Return to the top of the page, where you will see a message telling you that the site map has not yet been built. Click on “click here”. After a while, you should get the information that changes notified to search as Bing and Google.

“Yes” for Sitemaps

It is worth remembering that the sitemap.xml file is unable to transfer a  50,000 URLs, but if for someone it’s not enough, thanks to the simple trick, this number can be increased to 2.5 BILLION pages. Thanks to sitemap.xml, search engine robots  certainly reach the sites to which you could not reach before. In addition, there is also the option of marking priority in the structure of the service, frequency of updates, or the date of the last update. No man is able to replace the action of this file, which makes sitemap.xml even more important and more valuable for users who want to make their blogs have become popular.