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Offline brandhypeabhishek

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Hello Everyone, How are you, I Hope you all are doing well, please help me guiding about How to create xml sitemap for more than 50000 webpages? Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Re: How to create xml sitemap for more than 50000 webpages? Plz help
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 07:47:22 AM »
You have more than 50k unique pages that you want indexed? I presume that you didn't create them by hand, but are running a blog, store, or something like that, to generate them. Anything of that nature will have sitemap-creation add-ons or plug-ins available, to generate the XML file upon demand. Some will do the whole site at once, and would be run on cron job every week or even every day, and others may update the XML file any time a page is added, changed, or deleted.

You should read Google's documentation and see if you will have any penalties for that many pages. If there are, you may want to think about only sitemapping certain critical pages, such as category head pages (and everything above them), ignoring lower level pages (at least, those older than a certain age). This could bring your sitemap down to a manageable size.
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Re: How to create xml sitemap for more than 50000 webpages? Plz help
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 02:29:53 AM »
Thank You MrPhil. I am using screaming frog to generate the sitemap. FYI the site is providing online homework help and have multiple questions in it.

 

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