Sitemap is a blueprint of a website or a blog and forms an important part of SEO or Search Engine Optimization. It consists of the links(list of links) of a blog or website and is provided to a search engine for better search optimization. Once a sitemap for a website has been created for a website it can be submitted to important search engines such as Google, Bing or Yahoo.
Well you might be wondering why a sitemap is required to make a site accessible instead the url’s can also be submitted to the website or search engine for optimization. But the most important thing that lies here is all other pages that are present on the website or more specifically for blogs the matter keeps on changing and the readers who generally become a part of a blog search for common topics present on the blog. Here sitemap helps a lot as the search engine has the list of all the links present in the blog and helps in better search as compared before. There are many services on the internet which help webmasters in creating there sitemaps some of which I have used and find good are:
Apart form these there are also many other sitemap generators and even the user can generate themselves.The users can also provide a text document simply consisting of links to the search engine and this too would help in search engine optimization effectively. The various search engines are where sitemaps can be submitted are :
The users are also advised to create a sitemap page on their website and provide a link for it somewhere on the top or bottom of the home page.