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silly sitemap question

I know nothing about xml



4:55 pm on Aug 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I know that G crawls your pages based on input from you to identify changes to your pages. But what about when you add a new page? Do you have to create a new sitemap? Does your sitemap update each time you update your site?


12:48 am on Aug 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I just re-read the G FAQ's and still don't quite understand. It says to resubmit when your sitemap has changed but it really does not define the change. Do I need to recreate and resubmit when I add new pages?


6:25 am on Aug 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I have the same question now. I've created a sitmap.xml a month ago. The Googlebot visits it some times per day. But my site has not been fully indexd.
Another problem is that I knew my site has been deep crawled by Gbot("Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1;), but not appeared in the SERP yet.


10:34 am on Aug 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Yes, regenerate and resubmit your sitemap if you have added pages.



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