[wp-hackers] Re: Google Sitemaps for Wordpress

Michael Nguyen dyn4mik3 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 14:02:57 GMT 2005

Roy, Google Sitemaps was just released yesterday. They are allowing
people to submit feeds of all their web pages to help Google crawl and
index their websites faster.

Find more info on it at: https://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps/

I have an overview of the protocol at: 

>I am not sure that I can see great merits in this. Why it is
>Google-specific? Is
>it linked to from your main page? Your robots.txt does appear to help:

>User-agent: *

>The request for daily updates of all permanent entries will not be honoured by
>SE's. The content is static. Also, why not use a scripts like narchives.php to
>list all entries? I went as far as extending mine
>(http://www.schestowitz.com/Weblog/narchives.php~) so that it lists the
>excerpts, which are otherwise unused outside feeds.


>Roy S. Schestowitz

On 6/2/05, Michael Nguyen <dyn4mik3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wanted to announce to everyone that I wrote up a quick php script
> to generate a Google Sitemap. Maybe someone can take a look at it and
> see how it can be improved (I'm not much of a coder).
> http://www.socialpatterns.com/search-engine-optimization/google-sitemaps-with-wordpress/
> Thanks,
> Michael

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