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Create Sitemap Step by Step

by Pat Palmquist (2020-03-27)

If you are running a big website and sitemapxml do not have a sitemap for it, it is very likely that you are troubled by the indexing problem-the updated contents or even several pages cannot be indexed or timely indexed by search engines. Therefore, all the efforts endeavored to promote your website would be completely wasted since no one can manage to find your site on search results. to blame the search engines for their incapability to index web pages timely and properly? Well, step into their shoes and you can understand them-there are billions of new pages coming out every single day, and trillions of pages get updated. They are powerful though, they still cannot handle so large amount of information.

Solution? You can make your website a sitemap, which can tells search engine like Google which page to index, what time to index the updated pages, and the importance of one page in relate to other pages on the same website.

Since almost all search engines accept the same type of sitemap for Google, you can learn how to create such a sitemap to solve your indexing problem.

How to site map? If you have plenty of time and you have great confidence in your cautiousness, you can try to create sitemap file manually (it is quite likely that you may omit some web pages or you may make mistakes in adding metadata to URLs, which would result in a incomplete or invalid sitemap; you probably have to spend hours even days to finish sitemap creation, and then another hours or days to examine the created sitemap; every time there is a update on your site, you need to recreate, re-upload a new sitemap, and re-ping search engines.)

Then, how to build sitemap in an easier way? Use sitemap builder to automatically generate sitemaps! Check these: such a sitemap tool can automatically generate complete and valid sitemaps (not only XML, but also HTML, GZ and TXT), upload the generated sitemaps to server, and ping search engines of the updated sitemap in minutes.

Just set a schedule, and let it automatically and instantly accomplish the whole process of sitemap building for you. It will save you much time and energy, and moreover, you can get a full version of it at no expense!

Creating a sitemap for google can easily solve the indexing problem for your website. How to site map? Read more of my articles to learn how to build sitemap.