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Sitemap.xml VS Sitemap.xml.gz - which file would be the better choice?

Discussion in 'Google Sitemaps' started by metros, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. kasapa

    kasapa Peon

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    #21
    Vote for Sitemap.xml.gz
    SEMrush
     
    kasapa, Jul 6, 2010 IP
    SEMrush
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    #22
    Both are preferable.
     
    greenoro0, Jul 7, 2010 IP
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    #23
    I've been using both based on feedback I received here
     
    extraclean, Jul 9, 2010 IP
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    #24
    Usually sites having large number of pages use the zipped version, Its recommended to use zipped version coz, Google will download it faster than that of the normal .xml sitemaps.



    Don't know about other crawlers, but google support this. !!
     
    TechnoBombs, Feb 7, 2011 IP