Archive for the 'Google Sitemaps' Category

Google Sitemap Reporting 404s under Summary • Saturday, May 27th, 2006

Note: This post is a follow up to my earlier post, Googlebot Refreshing Supplementals.
I noticed this morning that Google Sitemap is reporting 404s on the Summary page. The pages Google Sitemap reports missing include some of the pages I’ve been getting emails for since May 20th.

Not all the urls showed up under HTTP errors, just […]

Google Sitemap FAQ • Monday, March 6th, 2006

This is my list of things about Google Sitemaps I’m pretty certain about.

“A Sitemap file can contain no more than 50,000 URLs and be no larger than 10MB when uncompressed.” Read more about Google Sitemaps.
Sitemaps are used to let spiders know about pages on the site that is hard for spiders to get to. […]

Google Sitemap Scripts • Monday, March 6th, 2006

I’m in the habit of writing own scripts when I can, and since I hear alot of positive things about Google Sitemaps, and I didn’t find a script I liked out there, I decided to write a script to crawl one of my domains. Right now, it’s site-specific, since I’m excluding certain paths (e.g. […]