All About XML Sitemaps – The Marketing Minute

By Dan Nedelko

October 16, 2009

Last Updated on December 14, 2022 by Dan Nedelko

<div style=float left><div> In todays episode of the Marketing almost Minute Im looking at the importance of a correctly formatted and updated XML sitemap Often times this is poorly implemented on a site There are a number of optional tags meaning you can get away without implementing them but I strongly recommend you make sure you are implementing a full <strong>URLSet<strong> Keep in mind that if you are running a dynamically generated site this becomes even more important In order to keep up with the changes on your site youre going to want to get the Google Sitemap Generator and install it on your server More details in the podcast Click the image below to Play the podcast <strong>Note<strong> This is a pretty grass roots podcast In time it will become more refined but for the time being keep in mind my main motivation for doing this is to give out some good tips that you might not find everywhere else in the universe Im refining the links I place in the podcast itself as clicking them will take you away from the site For now these are the links in the podcast <a href=httpsitemapsorgprotocolphp target= blank rel=noopener noreferrer>Sitemaps XML Format<a> <a href=httpcodegooglecompsitemap generatorswikiSitemapGenerators target= blank rel=noopener noreferrer>Third Party Sitemap Generators<a> <a href=httpcodegooglecompgooglesitemapgenerator target= blank rel=noopener noreferrer>Google Server Side Sitemap Generator<a> Heres the example for the suggested format <pre><xml version=10 encoding=UTF 8> <urlset xmlns=httpwwwsitemapsorgschemassitemap09> <url> <loc>httpwwwexamplecom<loc> <lastmod>2005 01 01<lastmod> <changefreq>monthly<changefreq> <priority>08<priority> <url> <urlset><pre>

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