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Creating XML sitemaps for your website can help search engines to index more pages faster.
On this page you will find various links to resources which will help you understand all the details about XML sitemaps and how to create them.
Some of the linked resources will be to tutorials using A1 Sitemap Generator which is a tool we have created. It runs on Windows and comes with a fully functional 30 days trial period, so you can learn to use it and create sitemaps for your websites before buying.
To get started, download the program now:
General Information About XML Sitemaps Protocol
Here is a collection of articles containing general information about XML sitemaps.
General summary of what sitemaps are.
The official specification/protocol for XML sitemaps.
All sitemaps formats explained including code examples. Explains the differences between RSS feeds, ROR files and XML sitemaps.
Help page by Google about video sitemaps - an XML sitemaps extension.
Help page by Google about image sitemaps - an XML sitemaps extension.
A1 Sitemap Generator Tutorials
Tutorials specific on how to use our sitemapping software to create various kinds of XML sitemaps:
Tutorial on how to create standard XML sitemaps.
Tutorial on how to create video sitemaps.
Tutorial on how to create image sitemaps.
Get Help With XML Sitemaps
Where to ask for help incase you run into problems:
Section at WebHelpForums for help specificly on using A1 Sitemap Generator.
Section at WebHelpForums for general help on website crawling, indexing and sitemaps.
Section at Digital Point forums for help on XML sitemaps.
Section at Google forums for help on webmaster and website issues.