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Which Sitemap is better HTML OR XML ?

Discussion in 'Google Sitemaps' started by Backlinkshub, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. Sonamseo

    Sonamseo Member

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    #81
    Thanks to all sharing these information........
    SEMrush
     
    Sonamseo, Nov 2, 2011 IP
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  2. gauravmultiplex

    gauravmultiplex Peon

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    #82
    Both the HTML ans XML sitemap have there own importance.

    Html site map guiding peoples and XML sitemap is used by crawler.
     
    gauravmultiplex, Nov 4, 2011 IP
  3. MineshRai

    MineshRai Greenhorn

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    #83
    XML sitemap will be more beneficial.............
     
    MineshRai, Nov 25, 2011 IP
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    #84
    Both sitemap are good for a website but the purpose is different Xml sitemap we mainly create for search engines to get all pages indexed fast and Html sitemap we create for user that the user can find all pages easily.
     
    stella_j, Dec 17, 2011 IP
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    #85
    How can i add my web sitemap in yahoo?
     
    rockz@man, Dec 17, 2011 IP
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    hakimbajol Peon

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    #86
    xml..for crawler and html for human. but FYI, sitemap can be generated in txt.
     
    hakimbajol, Dec 22, 2011 IP
  7. gjivan

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    #87
    For your wordpress blog, get best XML sitemap plugin which support multisite functions too. It generates google sitemapindex, submit it to webmaster tool and for audience in your site, you can personalize. Either you can display only pages of your site , posts or categories. So there is no point in wasting time for HTML sitemaps.
     
    gjivan, Dec 25, 2011 IP
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    hakimbajol Peon

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    #88
    I think, the best sitemap is in .txt format. It's small, fast, and easy to be generated.
     
    hakimbajol, Dec 27, 2011 IP
  9. Tahira1966

    Tahira1966 Greenhorn

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    #89
    XML sitemap is always best choice for me too :)
     
    Tahira1966, Dec 27, 2011 IP
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    #90
    Xml site maps are better as compared to html. Xml site maps are easier to handle many pages. It also help search engines for frequent indexing.
     
    udaypal, Dec 28, 2011 IP
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    #91
    Supposed you can have both. XML is for submitting to search engine, and search engine use that to tell what pages are on your website. HTML is for human, when visitor comes, they can see HTML sitemap and knows all the pages that you have on your site, and get to any page just by a single click in the sitemap (or a few clicks, if you have multi-tier sitemap)
     
    peterst, Dec 30, 2011 IP
  12. brainwork

    brainwork Greenhorn

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    #92
    Hi, basically in seo field two sitemap are used xml and html, in which xml sitemap used to search engine and other one html are human.

    Thanks,
     
    brainwork, Jan 3, 2012 IP
  13. Clinton Fleurant

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    #93
    HTML site map for your own web-site and XML is for Google page Indexing.
     
    Clinton Fleurant, Jan 4, 2012 IP
  14. sowellavena

    sowellavena Greenhorn

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    #94
    According to me both site maps are useful for any website because XML site map is used by search engine and HTML site map is used by users.
     
    sowellavena, Jan 4, 2012 IP
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    #95
    Xml site maps are better as compared to html. Xml site maps are easier to handle many pages. It also help search engines for frequent indexing.
     
    SPA assurance, Feb 13, 2012 IP
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    #96
    With XML sitemap you can tell the search engine crawler about the links in your website. It is easy for indexation. Whereas HTML sitemap is easy for the users to view all the available links in a page
     
    ramcoondemand, Feb 13, 2012 IP
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    #97
    Both plays their own role. We use xml sitemap for indexing site inner pages in search engines, and html sitemap for user.
     
    999rajasthan, Feb 13, 2012 IP
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    #98
    I think XML site maps is very better for crawling your website.
     
    SPA assurance, Feb 14, 2012 IP
  19. DeepakDwivedi

    DeepakDwivedi Greenhorn

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    #99
    Both are the best, but it only depend that who you are. Crawler point of view XML and HTML site maps are good. But general user point of view Only HTML site-map is best.
     
    DeepakDwivedi, Feb 14, 2012 IP
  20. sanjeevtpss

    sanjeevtpss Peon

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    #100
    the XML site map is correct
     
    sanjeevtpss, Feb 15, 2012 IP