Creating a sitemap for your blog is an important part of optimizing your blog for search engine visibility. A sitemap includes all of the pages on your blog, including the homepage, all the posts, and all the images.
Sitemaps are a great way to make sure that your blog is easy to find for potential visitors. Not only will a sitemap help you rank higher in search engine results pages, but it can also help you attract new readers and followers.
To create a sitemap for your blog:
1. Log into your WordPress admin panel.
2. Click on “Sites” in the left-hand menu.
3. Click on “Your Blog Name” in the Sites list.
4. Click on “Pages” in the left-hand menu.
5. Click on “Sitemap” in the Pages list.
6. In the Sitemap box, click on “Generate Sitemap”.
In the Sitemap Generation box, fill out the following information: Page Title: The title of each page in your sitemap. This should be unique for each page and should include both the title of your post and any tags you may have used when creating that post. For example, if you have a post with the title “How to Bake a Cake”, your Page Title would be “How to Bake Cake”. Post Title: The title of each post in your sitemap (including any tags you may have used). URL: The URL of each page in your sitemap (including the homepage). This should be complete with http://www.yourdomainname/ and any subdomains (for example, http://www.yourdomainname/blog/ ). Images: If you have any images included in your posts or pages, list them here (including any alt text if applicable). Comments: If you have any comments associated with a page or post, list them here too (including any alt text if applicable). Year Published: This is automatically pulled from WordPress’s date function so don’t worry about it! Note: You can also include other meta data here such as Google PageRank or Alexa Rank if you want to share those details with people visiting your site via search engines or Alexa websites respectively). Click on “Publish Sitemap” to save it and return to the main WordPress screen. .
8. To view your newly generated sitemap page by page, click on “Sitemaps” again in WordPress’s left-hand menu and then click on the link next to your blog name in the Sites list (for example, if my blog name is “My Blog Name – Pages” then my Sitemaps link would be at http://www.myblogname-pages-sitemaps).
You can also use the CTRL + F keyboard shortcut to quickly search for a specific post or page within your sitemap (note that this will not work if there are no posts or pages included in your current sitemap!). If everything looks good and you are happy with how it looks, click on “Publish Sitemap” again to save it and return to WordPress main screen!
9. Now when someone clicks on one of your pages or posts from within their web browser, they will be taken directly to that page or post within your sitemaps! Additionally, since all of your posts and pages are listed within one place within WordPress – whether they are published or not – it is very easy for people who are looking for information related to one particular topic area to quickly find what they are looking for!.