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3:00 pm on May 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hi all,

Is the only way to submit a video sitemap to Google via the Google Webmaster Tools?

I've read you can put it in your robots.txt, will this work if you can't submit it via the GWT?

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4:07 pm on May 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Oh, and another question, does the domain in the sitemap, GWT and the domain where the sitemap resides all need to be the same?
1:42 pm on May 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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google will follow sitemaps that are placed in robots.txt. google also likes to content that is well linked from other webpages.
1:51 pm on May 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Thanks Goodroi,

Woth regards to my other question, does the domain in the sitemap, GWT and the domain where the sitemap resides all need to be the same?

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google is capable of doing that with verified domains, i don't think you can do it with unverified domains.

personally i would suggest not doing it. when it comes to search engines it is generally best to keep it as simple as possible.
10:53 am on May 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

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No, Google Webmaster tool isn't the only solution, believe it or not there is a program, called <snip>, which has 6 types of sitemaps-General sitemap, News, Video, Geo, Mobile and Code Search. So you can easily submit videos.
<snip - you can google for alternatives>

[edited by: goodroi at 12:27 am (utc) on May 31, 2010]
[edit reason] please no ads/promotional link drops [/edit]

 

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