Search Engine Crawling and Sitemaps
Sitemaps help search engines successfully crawl your website by making it easier to find all the site’s pages and links. A sitemap is not required for a website, but it can help improve search engine optimization.
This article explains some common errors you might receive after search engine visiblity crawls your website.
You can block pages in your site that you do not want Search Engine Visibility to analyze using your Robots.txt file.
Once a search engine crawls your site, it indexes the content and prioritizes its relevancy to return as a search result.
Once you have created your robots.txt file, you should upload it to the root (top-level) directory of your Web server.
While you want many crawlers to access your site, here are a few reasons to consider blocking Web pages:
A robots.txt file specifies which parts of your Web page robots or crawlers can access.
To optimize your website in Search Engine Visibility, you should submit your sitemap anytime you make changes to your site.