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Will URLs excluded from sitemap.xml file be skipped?

10:08 am on Jul 31, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Say you have a sitemap.xml file and you list most of your URLs in there but you miss a couple of them from the list.

Will the missed URLs be indexed or they will be ignored because they are not in the sitemap.xml file?

6:11 pm on Jul 31, 2010 (gmt 0)

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No, they won't be skipped. XML sitemap urls are added to googlebot's regular crawling, they don't replace it.
12:27 pm on Aug 2, 2010 (gmt 0)

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