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Why does yahoo use old sitemap format..

Discussion in 'Yahoo API' started by smilex, Apr 12, 2007.

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    Why yahoo use txt sitemap not use in xml format same google ... it's seem to old format ... i'm just want to know ?
     
    smilex, Apr 12, 2007 IP
  2. addlinkurl

    addlinkurl Well-Known Member

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    type is not important i think. if the bot see all the links, that would be fine for a search engine.
     
    addlinkurl, Apr 12, 2007 IP
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    seotyran Peon

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    The three major search engines just agreed to use the same format.
     
    seotyran, Jun 9, 2007 IP
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    spin Peon

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    Thats what I thought ...they were going to change this....
     
    spin, Jun 12, 2007 IP
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    Yahoo use .txt file for the sitemap, because txt file is much light in weight than comaprison of html and xml format.

    thanks
     
    adone, Nov 27, 2007 IP
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    deriklogov Active Member

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    I think they use both of those...
     
    deriklogov, Jan 20, 2008 IP