Probably, every person who makes the first steps inInternet business wants to learn about the many things that precede success. The site was created, and filled with useful information, a beautiful menu for the site and beckons the visitor to click on the link .... And then what? The months pass and the attendance is still at zero. Many people do not know how to fix the situation, try to attract visitors in various ways, try to give the site solidity, learn how to make a registration on the site to prove to users that the resource is serious and never succeed. Meanwhile, the path to success in the promotion of the site must be accompanied by a comprehensive approach, and the promotion itself will be carried out according to a certain pattern, with the observance of the order of the actions. For example, many webmasters believe that you need to start promoting with such an important component as a site map to create which we will try today.
What is a sitemap to create which is obtainedfar from everyone, it seems, many owners of sites know. The site map is a separate page on which links to each internal page of the resource are placed.
In most of the site map, createtries the owner, in his mind is a tool for creating the convenience of the process of working with the site for the user. This is true, but the site map that you need to create immediately after the placement of the resource on the hosting, bears in itself the solution of another problem - the acceleration of indexing by search engines.
Site map to create which it was decided exactlyFor search engines should be executed in a certain format - sitemap XML. This format can not be read by visitors, since the map in this case is an XML file containing a list of all site URLs.
Creating sitemap XML is the onlythe goal is to accelerate the indexing of the resource by search engine robots. It often happens that many of the pages of the site are not indexed. This is because search engines simply "do not reach" the depths of the resource and do not notice the pages located there. Site map, created in sitemap XML format, provides robots with complete information about each page of the site, and concentrated in one place.
Thus, the robots will get a list of all the URLsresource, even those that are difficult to detect with standard scanning. In addition, search robots will become available information about the frequency with which the pages of the website change. With this approach, the robots will not have anything but to look not at the site more often, because they will be aware of all the changes.
Proceeding from the above, you can draw a simple conclusion: in order for each page of the site to be indexed, you must create a sitemap XML. It is worth noting that it is not difficult at all.
For those sites that have enougha large number of pages, the most appropriate is the application for creating a site map of a specialized service. An example of one of the most successful services for creating a site map is an XML resource - Sitemaps.com. the instructions for creating a map using this service are outlined below.
1. After the account is created, the Starling URL column contains the address of the site for which the card is created.
2. The Chang freguency column displays the frequency of changes on the resource pages. If you add articles daily, news articles, or simply edit the content, you should select Daily, if it happens once a week, Weekly is indicated, if once a month - Mounthly.
3. The Last modification column is used to indicate the system to the latest changes to which the resource is exposed. You should check the Use servers personse box, that is, use the data provided by the server.
4. The Priority column is intended to indicate the priority of the main page in relation to the rest. Here you must specify Automatic Priority.
5. Press the Start button.
6. Download the topmost map - Download un-compressed XML Sitemap.
7. You need to save the map to your computer as Sitemap XML.
8. The file containing the site map must be uploaded to the resource's root directory. In most cases, this is a folder named public.htm.
That's all - the site map is ready!