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Sitemaps to Google, Yahoo and Bing, am I missing another one?

   
2:03 am on Jul 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I take care to send sitemaps to Google and Yahoo and now, why not, to Bing, am I missing another one?

Is there other serach engine allowing a control panel to send sitemaps?

5:42 am on Jul 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Ask.com will use an XML Sitemap, too - you need to use the robots.txt autodiscovery method.

[about.ask.com...]

12:27 am on Jul 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

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So just adding my sitemap to robots is enough. But HOW in first place Ask.com will find my robots.txt? I mean how do I submit either my robots.txt or sitemap.xml or home page. Couldn't find that info on Ask.
2:07 am on Jul 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

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any "well-behaved" robot will request and respect robots.txt before crawling your site.
some bots will check robots.txt before each page request and others will do it once per "session".
8:38 am on Aug 22, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Ask.com will use an XML Sitemap, too - you need to use the robots.txt autodiscovery method.

The sitemap ping URL:

[submissions.ask.com...]