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Importance of XML Sitemap for Search Engine Ranking

What are XML Sitemaps? Your XML Sitemap is a file that sits in the route of your site. Its purpose is to list all the pages within your site that you want Google and other search engines to be aware of, crawl and index. What to bear in mind when creating this file When using a tool to generate this file you may find that the default setting is to include every single page included in your site within the sitemap. If you include pages you have blocked in your Robots.txt file for example, this will cause a conflict and…