What is a Sitemap?
Sitemaps are the collection of every single URL on your website and provide the search engine crawlers with the organization of your site’s content that needed to be crawled thus makes the crawling process fast.
The sitemap contains information about the pages on your site like when it was last updated, how relatively important it is within your website structure and how often you make updates to it.
There are two types of sitemap
- XML sitemap(for search engine crawlers)
- HTML sitemap(for both user and search engines)
Why Do Sitemap Matters in SEO?
Sitemaps are a core piece of a website and are very useful when it comes to search engine optimization or SEO. Using a sitemap allows search engines to crawl your website easily and quickly index each page so that it appears in search engines results.
A Sitemap is pretty easy to create. There are many online sitemap generator tools are available over the net but most of them have limited no of URL count
Here is the list of sitemap generator tools (websites) that can generate sitemap within a few minutes and have a good URL count.