- Sitemap is an XML file
- Sitemap lists URLs of a site with additional metadata
- Sitemap is for web crawlers (which support sitemap protocol), not human
- Sitemap helps web crawlers do a better job of indexing your site
- Sitemap does not guarantee your web pages will be included in search engines
About Sitemap XML format, refer sitemaps.org
After launching your website, the first step of SEO is submit your website to search engines. Sure that’s a high possibility that web crawlers may index your site automatically, but it’s better to take action manually to assure it happens.
In this article I will show you how to submit website to search engines like Google, Bing and Baidu.
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