Sitemap XML and HTML

There are several types of sitemaps are exists. But every website needs two kinds of sitemap pages on the website. They are 1) HTML Sitemap and 2) XML Sitemap

HTML sitemap should be for the users and it has to be linked from the home page specifically from the footer section and XML sitemap will be for the bots and it has to be stored on the root folder.

Purpose of Sitemap:
  1. HTML sitemap: for Users Navigation 
  2. XML sitemap: for Search Engine Crawling and Indexing
Sitemap.xml file is being submitted at:
  1. Google webmaster central.
  2. Yahoo webmaster central.
  3. Bing webmaster central.

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