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Creating a Google Sitemap in Movable Type

Jun 10

Google have started a new (June 2005) project called Google Sitemaps. The idea behind it is to give the Googlebot a helping hand when indexing your website. We are told that by adding a sitemap we allow for more efficient and tailored searches. Allowing the search engine to harvest links that it may otherwise miss.

According to Google using a sitemap will not give higher search rankings and still does not guarantee search placement.

So now for the technical bit. A site map is basically an XML document made up of links (URL's) from your site, obviously the more links the more accurately it will map to your website.

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