What Is Sitemap And Why It Is Required

A site map or sitemap is a list of all pages or posts of any website which is accessible to crawlers or users. There are two most popular versions of a sitemap. XML sitemap and HTML sitemap. An XML sitemap is like a directory of all web pages or posts of a website or blog and an HTML sitemap is the main page of a website where all the pages and sub-pages of that website's are linked which allows users to navigate quickly through the website.


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A sitemap is required because search engines can use this info to crawl or discover pages or posts of a website. Sitemap also informs search engines about the URLs of a website that are available for crawling.

It is the most easiest method to index pages or posts in search engines and get right information at a time. And that's why it is required for every website.

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