Unlike in Magento 1, where sitemap is a default function, Magento 2 store is not provided with this feature. HTML Sitemap list all the links to available web pages of your store. Hence it is a sitemap for both users and search engines crawlers.Through sitemap, buyers can easily search for the links they need. At the same time, search engines can crawl and index all links in your site.
Key Features of HTML Sitemap for Magento 2
Auto-generate HTML Sitemap for users and search engines for different store views.
Once installing the module, a sitemap will be created automatically. Links to categories, products, CMS pages and store views of your Magento 2 store are all included in there. Users or search engines, all can get the benefits of a clear sitemap.
Customize listing order at the backend to draw user attention.
Among categories, products, CMS pages and store views, you can define the order of which will be displayed first to get the most user-friendly sitemap.
Add external links in sitemap.
Not only containing internal links of Magento 2 store, the sitemap can also be enhanced with links from other websites. Admins can add any links they want and edit the anchor text from backend.
Auto update when there are changes in Magento 2 store’s structure.
You may wonder that if there are any changes in your store then what will happen with the sitemap. No need to worry as the module will update by itself.
Why HTML Sitemap for Magento 2 is a Must-have Extension
Provide customers with a clear structure of your site.
With a mass of available products on a Magento store, buyers may miss what they really need. However, a sitemap will give them the most detailed look of all the goods you offer on your site.
- Double the chance for your site to be crawled by search engines.
People tend to forget that HTML sitemap is readable to not only human but also crawlers. Hence, website owners often neglect to include HTML sitemap on their websites without knowing that they are taking away the chance for the site to be indexed more carefully.
HTML sitemap is like another chance for the site to be crawled fully. So why give up on this amazing way for hundreds and thousands of product pages in your Magento 2 site to be reachable.
Ensure that all pages on the site can be reached by a link from another findable page.
The above sentence is the first line the Google Guidelines - the essential rules to follow if you want to have the best SEO performance. In another saying, HTML sitemap is the perfect tool to create internal links to every pages of your site.
Neat sitemapThe module works well as described.
Support team is fast and always answer me asap.
verified buyerReviewed by Liam Hewson on 17 February 2017