Google Sitemaps: Some New Updates

by Admin

03 May
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by Jody Nimetz

Last week was much anticipated for me, not only did the NHL hockey playoffs start (with my favorite team the Edmonton Oilers taking on the Detroit Red Wings), but Google Sitemaps also rolled out some new features. (Strange that the two get me equally excited.)

I have used Google Sitemaps pretty much since it was released. The one thing that irked me with the application was the verification process, so I'm pleased to see that Google has listened to some feedback and now offers an alternate method of verification that uses a meta tag on the root page of your site. According to the Webmaster Help Center on Google's site, the process is relatively simple:

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