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Definition and types of a sitemap

andreausa
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Definition and types of a sitemap

What is sitemap? Explain the types of sitemap

A site map is a kind of interactive table of contents, in which each listed item links directly to its counterpart sections of the Web site.

Types of sitemap

HTML sitemaps are displayed with the user in mind and with the same structure: they are usually linear, or top-down showing the content hierarchy of the site, they provide the user with an easily readable table of contents, thus showing them how to get to their page destination.

XML sitemaps do pretty much the same thing as a HTML but they are in a different type of web code and document. They are also a visible list but provide URLs to the web crawlers that give additional data about the pages meta tags. They show data on whether there have been changes to the page and how often it changes compared to other URLs on that site.
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evno56
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Right Andreausa... very clearly described. Normally we use XML sitemap.
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