Sitemaps help Google navigate the structure of your website and can be beneficial in SEO. In this video, learn how to generate a sitemap using Screaming Frog SEO Spider.
- [Instructor] Sitemaps are an incredibly important aspect … of any SEO strategy. … A sitemap really helps Google … understand the hierarchy of your site … as well as all of the content that you're hoping it'll find. … Now, if you're not using a platform … that automatically generates a sitemap for you, … you can leverage Screaming Frog to create one. … You do that by selecting sitemaps from the navigation … at the top of the screen, … and choosing XML sitemap from the drop down. … Now, there are nuances to sitemaps. … In such that they can't have so many URLs, … they have to be broken into multiple index files … if they're so large, … and SEO Spider will automatically create … all of that for you, … so that you can follow the standard protocol … for Google and other engines. … Now, you do have some options available to you. … You can select the pages that you want to include, … which would not be included by default. … You can also indicate response codes … that you'd like to include. …
- Setting SEO goals
- Working with Google Search Console
- Evaluating SEO problems
- Using Google diagnostic tools, including web.dev
- Configuring and using the Screaming Frog SEO Spider
- Getting started with Keyword Planner
- Structuring data
- Using SEMrush
- Conducting keyword research
- Using BuzzSumo for content research
Skill Level Intermediate
1. A Look at Goals
2. Google Search Console
3. Google Diagnostic Tools
4. Screaming Frog SEO Spider
5. Keyword Resources
6. Google Structured Data
9. Bonus Tools
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