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Magento Search Engine Optimization by Robert Kent

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XML sitemap

We all know that search engines can identify pages on a website via its internal (and external) linking structure. However, the most comprehensive and accessible method of providing our website structure to search engines by far is via a valid XML sitemap that is uploaded to a search engine's Webmaster Tools (for example, Google Webmaster Tools).

Naturally, the development team behind Magento realized that manually creating an XML sitemap from all the ever-changing pages, products, and category URLs would be an impossible task. Therefore, they developed their very own XML Sitemap Generator.

In order to generate our XML sitemap, we must first configure its contents. Go to System | Configuration | Google Sitemap and configure Frequency ...

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