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No longer using sitemaps

Discussion in 'Google Sitemaps' started by CanadianEh, May 13, 2010.

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    I stopped updating my sitemaps a while ago. My information changes fairly often.

    I don't think it has hurt me at all as new content is being indexed very quickly (1-3 days average). My rankings have never been better.

    Does anyone know of a reason I should spend the time to update the sitemaps? Am I missing out on anything here?
    SEMrush
     
    CanadianEh, May 13, 2010 IP
    SEMrush
  2. asiffaridi

    asiffaridi Peon

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    I think , you have to update your sitemap whenever do update ur site, because crawler first read the site map.
     
    asiffaridi, May 14, 2010 IP
  3. Boogy

    Boogy Active Member

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    The site map not only helps search engine index your site better, it's also part of security. You must have a robots file....and point it to the sitemap. That should direct most (respectful) robots to read your site via the sitemap and not go snooping around to find pages.

    But, also, lack of a sitemap does not and should not affect your indexing severely. Especial if you do proper linking between your pages.
     
    Boogy, May 17, 2010 IP