A Sitemap is a list of website pages that are used by search engines bot or crawlers. It is used by search engine bot to know about your website content and it’s pages. For getting better result and SEO you need to create the sitemap.
Why I Need To Generate Sitemap For Blogger Blog
By default the blogger XML sitemap contains 26 recent post so there might be chances that your old posts are not getting indexed by search engines.
Steps to generate sitemap for your blogspot blog
1. visit to Blogger sitemap generator
2. Enter your complete blog url on the textbox.
3. Click on generate sitemap option to generate the complete blogger sitemap of your blog.
your generated sitemap will look like
# Blogger Sitemap generated on DATE // Date on which you generate sitemap User-agent: * Disallow: /search Allow: / Sitemap: BlogUrl/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1&max-results=500 Sitemap: BlogUrl/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=501&max-results=500 Sitemap: BlogUrl/atom.xml?redirect=false&start-index=1001&max-results=500 // Blogurl - your blog url for which you generate sitemap
Now the complete sitemap of your blog is generate you need to paste this sitemap text on your blog Robots.txt file. To paste this text
i) Go to blogger dashboard.
ii) click on settings, then search preferences , enable custom robots.txt and paste the generated sitemap code and click on save changes.
Now you are done search engines will automatically discover sitemap through Robots.txt file.