Sitemaps

Matt Southern

Google’s John Mueller Says There is No Ideal Size for Sitemaps

Google’s John Mueller recently stated there is no ideal sitemap size when it comes to optimizing a website’s crawl speed. The size of sitemap files generally won’t affect crawling, Mueller said in a Reddit thread. The original poster, who mentioned having a 5mb sitemap with 30k URLs, was asking whether large sitemaps can slow down …

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TechSEO360 Crawler Guide – Sitemaps and Technical SEO Audits

For 10 years now, the crawler I use for the technical SEO website audits I do at Search Engine People is what’s nowadays called TechSEO360. A hidden gem; cost-effective, efficient (crawls any site of any size), forward looking (e.g.: had AJAX support before other such crawler tools did). I’ve written about this website crawler before …

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