With enabling sitemaps one can inform search engines and users about the website URLs. In general, it contains the list of URLs to make Webpages available easily. Not only this we provide important information to the search engines about the necessary information i.e. what your page is all about, last updated, importance of the page etc. Sitemaps are separated into two types and they are:
We can utilize a variety of tools available online to create sitemaps. I normally use XML-Sitemaps.com to generate these files as it is a free tool. It is very easy to use and provide priority setup as well. But with this tool, we cannot generate sitemaps of the bigger websites because it allows 500 pages to fetch. You can switch to A1 sitemaps to generate the file for big sites.
After creating a sitemap you need to add it in the root of the website or you can use plugins as well to generate this file. Many platforms provide this feature such as WordPress.
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