SEO – Should I provide a custom sitemap for Baidu that contains only Chinese-language URLs?

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Indexing – Should paginated sites be included in the sitemap?

My site contains ads for boats, boat engines, boat rentals, etc. (www.mynautics.com).

There are ads on several pages. I have finished the pagination (not on the link above):

On some pages (sorting etc.) I have also added a canonical relationship.

Now I want to add pages to the sitemap generator, and I'm not sure if I should add all the URLs, for example:

  • example.com/list/page/1
  • example.com/list/page/2
  • example.com/list/page/3
  • example.com/list/page/4

Or should I just add example.com/list?

Indexing – Can we safely add pages to our Sitemap that Google has already indexed?

you absolutely should Add any pages already indexed to the sitemap, otherwise your sitemap will be incomplete. That's not negative, only positive.

A sitemap should Always contains the full list of URLs you want to see in the search, Period. Whether the URLs are already indexed in search engines, is irrelevant.

Do not forget that Google is the biggest player, but not the one just Player. Many small search engines and other web crawlers benefit from a complete and accurate sitemap.

SEO – Which sitemap format should be used for a video platform site like YouTube?

Based on YouTube robots.txt, the sitemap used by YouTube itself is a Sitemap. Granted, this may not be the only sitemap you use, just the ones you list in your robots.txt file.

Notice how the sitemap points to the subdirectory "yt". This subdirectory is an access to other YouTube sites such as "YouTube for Developers" and "YouTube Advertise" (with its own non-styled sitemap). You also do not bother to list the regular website that is so popular and popular. Honestly, the sitemap seems a bit random, unless it's a bigger strategy. Maybe they did not sustain it for a while.

An XML sitemap does not mean that everything in it is definitely indexed (this is due to the search engines). It also does not mean that what is not in it is not indexed. It is a suggestion for search engines to pay special attention to certain folders and files.

If you create an XML Sitemap, create it in the root directory (or near the root directory in an accessible folder), and list your most important pages (home page, category pages, etc.), the search engines will follow and index the contents of these folders ( like single videos, posts, etc.). Just make sure that these contents are noindexed / noofollows anywhere else in your preferences, and the Sitemap should be sufficient (or more, depending on your structure and strategy).

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  1. bhola singh


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    How can I remove errors in the sitemap?




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    Which mistake

    How do you create the sitemap? Do you need a sitemap at all?


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    You can create Sitemap using SEO tools. Otherwise, you can use sitemap auto-creation plugin to remove sitemap errors. Which errors are currently displayed in the Sitemap? Can you please give us a snapshot?


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    Never use an automatic Sitemap creator. These set the page priorities to 0.5, which can destroy your ranking.

    You really have to think about whether you need a sitemap. Most websites do not do this.


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    Well, I stand before this kind of error, HTTP general Sitemap error 404 not found how to handle it


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    You've told Google that you have a sitemap, but Google can not find the sitemap.

Insight – Google says that an indexed page is not in the sitemap, even though it is in the sitemap

Google's search panel shows that my site is "indexed but not submitted to the sitemap". However, I have specified the URL in the sitemap. That was so long ago.

I have tested it https://www.example.com/annapurna-base-camp-trekking that's in sitemap but Google does not say it.

Is that why my site is not in the top list?

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