Utilizing A Sitemap Index

Sitemap indexes are an effective way to organize the content from your site for search engines. The most common use of the sitemap index is for different media/content indexation, such as:

  • Pages
  • Videos
  • News

Most SEM pros know the basics behind using it for different media and content types. One lesser known techniques around the sitemap index revolve around creating sections of your static content pages as part of your sitemap index. Examples of this could include:

  • product pages
  • review pages
  • category pages

Success can come from creating asitemap from even your static content in order to improve the crawl effeciency and the number of indexed pages on your site.