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Sitemap Generator

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Sitemap generation  is a very important task, every blogger should be aware of it  ,if he want to rank his website in Google or any search engine.

What is sitemap?

 

As the name itself suggest , it provides a map or path for your complete website, just like blueprint of the house. Search engine crawler uses sitemap to index the page for the better ranking .

How to generate sitemap for our website?

 

This is the common question in the mind of new bloggers.  I struggled a lot initially about sitemap, but very few details were available , so I decided to write a post ,which helps new bloggers like me to understand sitemap efficiently .

Using a website to create a sitemap

Sitemap can  be generated by visiting  https://www.xml-sitemaps.com/. It opens  a page ,which asks for the URL of the website ,as enter your name of the website and click in generate. It will create a complete Sitemap in xml format , which is downloadable . Then you can place this in your site or webmaster account. 

Using Plugin to create Sitemap

If follow above mentioned steps , you can easily include the sitemap to your site and Google Insights.

Why is a sitemap required?

 

As I already mentioned , sitemap acts like guide for your entire site ,which helps google crawler to index the pages of the site for better ranking. 

Is it free or Pro ?

 

Sitemap generation is completely free , it can be used by site .

How to include a sitemap in a website?

The following step by step procedure will resolve the problem of sitemap generation and inclusion to the website.

Step 1 :visit the site https://www.xml-sitemaps.com/ . Enter the website name and click on start .

 

Step 2 : It will start generating the  sitemap ,which looks like . 

Step 3 : Download the sitemap ,which save as a xml file .

Step 4 : You can create a separate page for the sitemap in your site and Log in to google webmaster account and include the sitemap there.

Step 5 : If you are new to google webmaster ,you can click here to see the complete tutorial about google webmaster account for the website.

Step 6 : After logging in ,click on the index tab at the right side of google webmaster.

 

Step 7 : Upload the site map to the sitemap section of the google webmaster. It will ask for the URL to upload , you can specify the sitemap.xml pathname in your site ,it will automatically import the data and do the indexing. 

Step 8 : In this sitemap you can have many parameters, like date submitted , last seen , type , status.

If follow above mentioned steps , you can easily include the sitemap to your site and Google Insights.

 

Conclusion

If you follow above mentioned steps , you can easily include the sitemap to your site and Google Insights.

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