Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKThere is no Core Site Map Extension included with the Joomla! CMS.

But there are several 3rd Party Site Map Extensions available for you to use in the Joomla! Extensions Directory.

We like OSMap by Joomlashack.

Find out more about OSMap at the following link.

Visit: Joomla! Extensions Directory.


Reasons to install a Site Map

Site Map Extensions make it easy to publish an HTML Site Map in your website.

Read more: How to install an Extension.

And to create XML Site Map URLs for submission to search engines.

Read more: How to submit an XML Site Map URL to Google.

When appropriately configured Site Maps:

  • indicate to search bots which content should receive priority attention,
  • inform search bots how often you modify your website content, and
  • help search bots efficiently crawl your website content.

Another way you can help search bots is by ensuring your website's Robots TXT file:

  • is not preventing them from browsing your website content, and
  • is pointing them to your website's XML Site Map URLs.

Read more: Search Engine Friendly Robots TXT File.

Contents include:

Benefits of adding a Site Map.
How to create and display a Site Map.
How to configure the Site Map.
OSMap Site Map Plugins.
How to view and copy the URL of the XML Site Map.
How to hide Menu Links from the Site Map.
Site Maps and the Robots TXT file.

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