XML Sitemap

XML sitemaps help search engines to crawl your website and find all the important pages of your site. Usually, crawlers simply follow links on your site to find all content. Implying that if your internal linking structure isn’t flawless, they might miss out on some content. This issue can be prevented with an XML sitemap. If you have an XML sitemap that lists all important URLs of your site, you ensure that crawlers will encounter these URLs.

The Yoast SEO plugin creates an XML sitemap for your site. It also allows you to include certain types of pages or not.


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