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Monthly Archives: June 2011

What is the sitemap page for?

We have all seen it. Web sites everywhere containing a link in the footer to “sitemap.” Go to that page, and you find a long list of links, matching the site’s tree structure.

What is this page for?
Reading the site map

“To help users find what they are looking for” is the standard answer. However, there is an issue with the sitemap page, depending on the type of site. There are three to consider: Read more of this post