| 12:57 pm on Oct 23, 2006 (gmt 0)|
So may i consider that you all experts here think there is no harm in uploading sitemap with 200,000 URLS
please atleast confirm
| 1:29 pm on Oct 23, 2006 (gmt 0)|
200k is a lot to put into a sitemap. Google allows webmaster add multiple sitemaps for the same website. Maybe you should split the sitemap into different sections.
The Google sitemap is meant to aid the spider find your pages. Make sure that these pages can be accessed from your homepage through links. Otherwise Google may see these pages as search result pages loaded into a sitemap.
| 1:42 pm on Oct 23, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Maybe you can learn more by reading this: [googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com...]
(Moderators: I hope it's okay for me to post a relevant link here?)
[edited by: OutdoorMan at 1:42 pm (utc) on Oct. 23, 2006]
| 3:21 pm on Oct 23, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Thanks for the link, OutdoorMan. It offer the definitive answer to this Google Sitemap question
|If each store includes more than 50,000 URLs (the maximum number for a single Sitemap), you would need to have multiple Sitemaps... |
| 3:45 pm on Oct 23, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Maybe you should be thinking more about the impact of the sudden increase in the number of pages compared to what currently exists and the prior url growth and change rates.
Adding 180,000+ pages to a site with 19,000+ is a large change.
| 11:12 am on Oct 24, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Its great that everyone of you have tried to contribute, but i think most of you have mis-understood my question. My question is, Is it ok to submit site map with sudden increase in urls from 19,000 to 200,000 urls. I have already created multiple sitemap.xml files with sitemap index file too.
My problem is the sudden increase in URLs. Along with this I have noticed that google is indexing all new pages daily. But the site:mysite.com is varying each day, sometimes it is showing most of the newly cached page and sometimes not at all. is this a normal behaviour of google or just doing it with me.
Please if anyone can reply to my query
| 2:24 pm on Oct 24, 2006 (gmt 0)|
If your site has a very high trust rank, maybe. If not, then I would say no from the sites that I have seen try this. Usually they start indexing the pages then all of sudden it just stops and you take a hit in ranking. Most sites have this happen but I've seen sites with a high trustrank and that have been up for a very long time get away with it, but its rare.
| 4:48 pm on Oct 24, 2006 (gmt 0)|
And how do you know if your site has a high trust rank, or not?
| 6:47 am on Oct 25, 2006 (gmt 0)|
What about letting google find your new pages on its own without giving it a fright with a huge sitemap.
| 7:45 am on Oct 26, 2006 (gmt 0)|
|What about letting google find your new pages on its own without giving it a fright with a huge sitemap. |
Ok Great ,
this seems to be better option,let google find new 180,000 urls on its own.
Please if anybody not agree with this let us know.
[edited by: tedster at 5:47 pm (utc) on Oct. 29, 2006]
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