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(Entry was posted by Steve Bonin on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Sunday, October 6, 2013).

Do you update your sitemap each time you do a blog post?

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Do you update your sitemap each time you do a blog post?

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Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • Kia Kamgar: Yes, but depending on the system you use should it not be automatic?!
  • Slawomir Zdunek: No, I don't. I know. Shame on me. I think it could speed up the process of indexing but I'm too busy or too lazy. I update the sitemap from time to time. ;
  • Ovidiu Burduja: It can be done automatically, I just keep track of the entries in .xml once a week.
  • Steve Bonin: + you just add the URL to the current sitemap?
  • Ovidiu Burduja: +, yes, the URL to the current xml sitemap of the site is added to: robots.txt file and via Google webmaster tools (see ); the content of a typical sitemap: (test site, sitemap is automatically generated).
  • Tino Triste: It should be done dynamically. Look for a sitemap plugin for your blogging platform. 
  • Top Ranks: Useful Discussion.
  • Ovidiu Burduja: It's based on users' input, maybe you'd like to add your two cents, + ? :)
  • W.E. Jonk: From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 01:11:41 into the YouTube video: 

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