There are two main formats for sitemaps: XML and HTML. Search engines prefer XML sitemaps, but HTML sitemaps can be useful for users.
Yes, HubSpot creates a sitemap for your website. HubSpot automatically adds all of your live HubSpot-hosted website pages and blog posts to your sitemap. Landing pages are not added automatically and must be manually added to your sitemap. You can view your sitemap in the HubSpot CMS.
A sitemap is a file that tells search engines about the pages on your website. It helps search engines crawl and index your website more effectively, which can improve your website's ranking in search results.
To view your HubSpot sitemap, go to Tools & Settings > Website > Domains & URLs and click on the Sitemap tab.
You can also submit your sitemap to search engines manually. To do this, go to the search engine's webmaster tools and follow the instructions to submit your sitemap.
Here are some additional tips for creating and submitting a sitemap:
- Make sure your sitemap is up-to-date: Your sitemap should always be up-to-date with the latest pages on your website. This will help search engines crawl and index your website more effectively.
- Use the correct format: There are two main formats for sitemaps: XML and HTML. Search engines prefer XML sitemaps, but HTML sitemaps can be useful for users.
- Submit your sitemap to search engines: Once you have created your sitemap, you need to submit it to search engines. You can do this manually or use a sitemap submission tool.
By following these tips, you can create and submit a sitemap that will help improve your website's SEO.