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Default Location for Sitemap File

2:31 am on Mar 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

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What is the default location for a sitemap?

Is it sitemap.xml or sitemap.gz?

Which location do search engines look automatically, if any?

If it is sitemap.gz, am I just able to rename my file from .xml to .gz and it would work just fine, or would I need to do something to it?


2:45 am on Mar 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

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it's sitemap.xml... and here's where to put it [sitemaps.org].