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.