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Sitemaps created a sitemap now what? cowan5 msg:3274517 10:03 pm on Mar 7, 2007 (gmt 0) I am pretty new to all of this, I have just created my web site and am now trying to generate traffic. I heard that you need to create a sitemap.xml to submit to google. I have now created one but what do I do with it now? how do I submit this file to google?
rj87uk msg:3274537 10:33 pm on Mar 7, 2007 (gmt 0)
Go here and sign up:
google.com phranque msg:3274600 11:35 pm on Mar 7, 2007 (gmt 0)
I have now created one but what do I do with it now?
i'm sure you'll find this in the google doc, but you keep your sitemap.xml file in the root directory.
cowan5 msg:3277093 10:44 pm on Mar 9, 2007 (gmt 0)
thanks guys, I have now put my sitemap in my directory with my index page so now do I have to link it together or can I just go and submit it as www.mysite.com/sitemap.xml? rj87uk msg:3277116 11:01 pm on Mar 9, 2007 (gmt 0)
Upload your site map to your root directory like such: www.mysite.com/sitemap.xml
Log into Google Webmaster Tools.
Click on the sitemaps tab. Click add a Sitemap. Choose general Sitemap. Enter the URL where your site is (ie: www.mysite.com/sitemap.xml) Click add web sitemap.
.. Sorted ..
phranque msg:3277146 12:13 am on Mar 10, 2007 (gmt 0)
I have now put my sitemap in my directory with my index page so now do I have to link it together or can I just go and submit it as www.mysite.com/sitemap.xml?
you do NOT have to link to the sitemap.xml from your index page.
cowan5 msg:3277313 6:23 am on Mar 10, 2007 (gmt 0)
thanks a lot for the help guys