Why You Should Create a Sitemap – Now

On November 23rd, 2010, wrote:

If you run and manage your own website or blog, chances are you probably already know what a sitemap is. And what it looks like. But do you know exactly what it’s for? A sitemap is essentially a list of your website’s pages – often organized in hierarchical order, showing how each of these pages are linked or related. It can be in the form of a document, or an actual web page, with a general top-down view of the overall contents of your website – much like, say, a “table of contents” would list and describe the pages of a book. A sitemap will typically also identify the URLs of each web page, and the data under each section, so that arriving at any one of your website’s pages is just a click away. Okay, that’s cool and all, but why do you need to create your own sitemap? How will it affect your website content, if it’s nothing – Read the full article