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Solved/Closed What Is The Difference Between Html Sitemaps And Xml Sitemaps

Discussion in 'SEO Service Providers' started by doorhardwareUK, Jul 20, 2017.

  1. doorhardwareUK

    doorhardwareUK New Member

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    hello,
    What is the difference between HTML sitemaps and XML sitemaps?
     
  2. neelseowork

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    The simplest explanation is that XML is primarily for the search engines while HTML is written for the users. A XML sitemap protocol is specifically intended for search engine spiders. At its root, XML is a file that includes all the behind the scenes activity on a web site.
     
  3. neelseofast

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    XML is primarily for the search engines while HTML is written for the users.
     
  4. UsmaanGani

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    both are coding part but html is markup language and XML provides a framework for defining markup languages.
     
  5. ManovikasSociety

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    XML sitemap is specially designed for the search engines as it is submitted to the webmaster tools for crawling the website.
    HTML sitemap is designed for humans as they can clearly see it on the website as an extra web page and all the visitors of the website can make use of it for understanding the website.
     
  6. RH-Calvin

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    HTML sitemap is a plain text sitemap used by browsers to know and surf through your website pages. XML sitemap is a coded sitemap used to submit in webmaster tool to help spiders crawl them and index the webpages in search engines.
     
  7. naseem

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    HTML sitemaps are used for easy navigation by users whereas XML Sitemaps are submitted in Google Webmaster Tool, to let crawlers index a set of webpages URL mentioned in it.
     
  8. sosoffice

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    Main Difference
    HTML Sitemap- used for user
    XML Sitemap -used for serach engine
     
  9. neelseowork

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    The thread is already marked as [solved/closed]
    So no need to answer the question!



     

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