A sitemap is a visual or text map of an Internet site - an index of all webpages arranged in sections as they show up on the website. The sitemap is a single file and its presence may have a crucial effect on the popularity of your website, particularly when you have more content. It will allow your visitors to search the pages and find what they need much more quickly, which will increase the possibility for them to return to the website or to share it with colleagues and friends. The sitemap is also required for search engines to index your site content better, which means that some pages will show up in the results for certain searches, which might not happen without having a sitemap even if you have the desired website content. This is especially valid when you update some web pages since the sitemap informs the search engines that they have to crawl the website again in order to index the new content. Having a sitemap nowadays is essential rather than an optional attribute for every successful Internet site.

SiteMap Generator in Web Hosting

In case you host your Internet sites in a web hosting account from our company, you'll have a really easy-to-work-with sitemap generator at your disposal. This tool can be accessed from the Hepsia Control Panel and it'll allow you to select any of your domains or subdomains, so the sitemap file will be made in the website directory where you want it. The simple interface will allow you to select the overall number of links that need to be indexed and how deep the indexing has to go. As a more advanced feature, you can also select the file extensions which have to be included within the sitemap - you could use the standard ones which include all most common extensions a site uses like php, html, etcetera, however in case your site includes more diverse content, you can also enter or delete an extension before you make the sitemap for a particular website.

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