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how popular websites are using sitemaps

   
3:26 pm on Apr 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Sitemaps: Above and Beyond the Crawl of Duty [www2009.eprints.org]

The Sitemaps protocol is a fast-growing web protocol supported jointly by major search engines to help content creators and search engines unlock this hidden data by making it available to search engines. In this paper, we perform a detailed study of how “classic” discovery crawling compares with Sitemaps, in key measures such as coverage and freshness over key representative websites as well as over billions of URLs seen at Google.