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webdigger
07-13-2012, 09:26 AM
Hi friends,
What is the difference between xml sitemap and html sitemap?

ugnakr86
07-14-2012, 02:22 AM
hi,
xml sitemap is use for search engine robots and html site map is use for user.

Amy.Sarin
07-14-2012, 03:07 AM
Sitemap.html (generated either by Php or by asp etc) is sitemap for human visitors. It’s a visual representation of site structure with clickable links.
Sitemap.xml is for web crawlers(contains list of URLs for crawling).

Amy.Sarin
07-14-2012, 03:08 AM
Sitemap.html (generated either by Php or by asp etc) is sitemap for human visitors. Itís a visual representation of site structure with clickable links.
Sitemap.xml is for web crawlers(contains list of URLs for crawling).

watson123
07-16-2012, 02:15 AM
The HTML sitemap is for humans. It is a quick map/overview of the pages on your site which are listed using links (with anchor text). People can use it to locate a page they need quickly and easily.

The XML sitemap is for search engine spiders/bots. It is there to tell the search engines which URLs are part of your website. It appears as code. It helps the search engines find pages that they might miss on a normal crawl and it is also good if you have dynamic content or is new. Submit the XML sitemap as a feed in webmaster tools.

jonnywalker131
07-16-2012, 02:33 AM
Sitemap.xml contains all the url's of the website and its related information.Generally, sitemap.xml is used by web crawlers.Sitemap.html is used by visitors.Both are important for the seo process.

krishdir
07-23-2012, 08:20 AM
XML SITE MAP:The XML sitemap module creates a sitemap that conforms to the sitemaps.org specification.This is for search engine robots
HTML SITE MAP:An HTML sitemap allows site visitors to easily navigate a website. It is a bulleted outline text version of the site navigation.This is for humans.

krishdir
07-23-2012, 08:23 AM
XML SITE MAP:The XML sitemap module creates a sitemap that conforms to the sitemaps.org specification.This is for search engine robots
HTML SITE MAP:An HTML sitemap allows site visitors to easily navigate a website. It is a bulleted outline text version of the site navigation.This is for humans.

JerrickYeoh
07-24-2012, 12:52 AM
XML sitemap is for search engine to easy crawl your site and wait to getting index. HTML sitemap create for human to easy find your page through sitemap.
Google webmastertool sitemap only work with XML sitemap.

henrycw
07-24-2012, 06:14 AM
The HTML sitemap is for humans. It is a quick map/overview of the pages on your site which are listed using links (with anchor text). People can use it to locate a page they need quickly and easily.

The XML sitemap is for search engine spiders/bots. It is there to tell the search engines which URLs are part of your website. It appears as code. It helps the search engines find pages that they might miss on a normal crawl and it is also good if you have dynamic content or is new. Submit the XML sitemap as a feed in webmaster tools.

Billwhite
07-24-2012, 06:23 AM
Yo can use .XML site map for submission on search engine and .HTML site map helping for visitor. Sitemap of .XML is more secure then .HTML sitemap.

bermuda
07-24-2012, 06:39 AM
They both are being used by webmasters to help their sites getting better accessed by people and also crawled by search engines and actually there is no major difference between the systems and if you are currently using one of them, perhaps there is no need to use the other one because the effects on your website status will be almost the same.

HTML sitemaps are great because they can be seen and accessed by people as well as search engines and since they are static in nature, purely created in HTML in most cases, so the links mentioned inside the pages will be easily accessed by search engines too. XML solution can also be great, especially for websites which have lots of pages.

RedCap
07-24-2012, 06:39 AM
XML sitemap is for search engine to easy crawl your site and wait to getting index. HTML sitemap create for human to easy find your page through sitemap.
Google webmastertool sitemap only work with XML sitemap.
Agree XML sitemap is easily crawl by search engines and HTML sitemap for visitors to get easily found inner pages.

angeljeniffer
07-25-2012, 01:55 AM
HTML site map is mainly for the for ease of navigation , they are easy to undesrtand..they are mainly for the human and not for the search engine..the problem with the HTML site map they are not able to updated by itself..

XML sitemap are for the search engine ..they are not understandable for a normal internet user..but they are automatic up datable ..you can set frequency over there

Ravisharma
07-25-2012, 03:23 AM
xml is crawling the google ending and html is the human visitors on the site .

anirban09P
05-04-2015, 01:15 AM
HTML site map is basically use for user point of view which shows the proper navigation structure of a site. Means a user visit your sitemap page he/she easily find your pages and sub pages very easily.

XML site map is used for the search engine point of view to help the crawl to crawler crawl your site. When crawler crawl a site, if your site have XML site map the crawler very easily crawl your all pages.

dennis123
05-04-2015, 03:47 AM
HTML sitemap is for user point of view which shows the proper navigation structure of site. It means that a user can visit your sitemap and can easily find your pages.
XML sitemap is for search engine point of view and help the crawler to crawl your site.

DashInspectorat
05-04-2015, 08:06 AM
Sitemaps are very important for your website.
XML sitemap protocol is specifically intended for search engine spiders.
HTML is just a general overview of the site.

ShaliniVerma
05-04-2015, 08:19 PM
HTML sitemap is well known by people especially by those people who are not engaged in internet marketing. This kind of sitemap is mainly used to help visitors of a website to find what they need conveniently or help the visitors clearly know the structure of a website.

XML sitemap is mainly used by webmasters to help search engines spiders to crawl their websites effectively. Most search engine spiders are trained to look for and identify if an XML based sitemap exists on a website. A good and comprehensive XML sitemap will surely help your website be indexed by search engines like Google more effectively.

sheenagoyal13
05-05-2015, 02:20 AM
XML sitemap is used for search engines and HTML sitemap is used for users.

bangalorewebgur
05-07-2015, 03:22 AM
XML sitemaps:
A XML sitemap protocol is specifically intended for search engine spiders.
HTML sitemaps:
HTML is just a general overview of the site, just the pages and info a user needs to be concerned with
it can also help your search engine ranking because your site is user-friendly.

deepakrajput
05-16-2015, 04:14 PM
XML sitemap are for Search engines while HTML for users.