Google and other engines use crawlers to “read” (index) your pages then decide which ranking the content deserves on the search result. How you can get your store indexed is submitting a Magento 2 XML sitemap and Magento 2 HTML Sitemap to these crawlers. You can read more about Magento 2 sitemap in our blog: Why sitemap is a must-have in Magento 2 or How to generate XML sitemap in Magento 2
Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension is an effective tool to create and optimize the best Magento 2 sitemap for your business.
Key Features of Magento 2 XML Sitemap
Generate Magento 2 XML sitemap to show crawlers all links on your store
Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension auto-creates an XML sitemap containing links to all web pages on your Magento 2 store. It provides connections to Homepage, category pages, product pages, CMS pages of your store. Moreover, the extension allows admins to add external links (links to other websites) to the Magento 2 XML sitemap. And for the most important part, the XML sitemap is generated following your own configuration in Magento 2 backend.
Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension generates a sitemap.xml for Magento 2
Exclude selected links from XML sitemap in Magento 2 by top level category, manufacture or time.
In some cases, business owners want to hide some specific links from the search engine crawlers. Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension can perform this task very well. In the Magento 2 backend, admins can choose to hide selected links from Magento 2 XML sitemap by category, product type or product ID.
Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension hides selected links
Split Magento 2 XML Sitemap into smaller XML sitemap files by top level category, manufacture and time for an easier indexing
As a Magento 2 store contains a massive number of links, admins may consider splitting the XML sitemap into smaller sitemaps. The crawlers, then, read each of the XML sitemap more easily. Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension allows you to divide the Magento 2 sitemap by top level category, manufacture and time.
Magento 2 Sitemap XML supports splitting sitemap by date, category, and manufacture.
Set priority and frequency in Magento 2 XML Sitemap for the fastest update of your site to search engines
You can choose this setting specifically for each page type in Magento 2 XML Sitemap Extension configuration at the backend. By assigning this detailed settings in the XML sitemap file, you assure that crawlers know when to update your content and what to update first in the search result.
Set Frequency and Priority of updating for Magento 2 XML Sitemap
Include additional links to the sitemap
For SEO purpose, admins may want the crawlers to index the links from other sites which have a connection to your site. This advanced feature can serve well that purpose.
What does XML Sitemap extension benefit you?
Helps search engines like Google and Bing index all the contents of your store faster through XML Sitemap
As mentioned above, to get your business in the search result, you need to let them know what is delivered in your websites. Moreover, as a Magento 2 ecommerce site always has a dynamic content and pages which may not well connected (e.g: a product is only available when searching). Hence, Magento 2 XML sitemap is a must-have. It enables the crawlers to index your site more thoroughly.
Enhance your website’s ranking on search result page
As a result, only if the crawlers can read your site into details, your content can be delivered to buyers through those powerful search box. In the time when people Google everything they want to purchase, Magento 2 XML sitemap are playing an essential part for a boost in sale through the page ranking.