What is website sitemap?

What is website sitemap?
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According to Wikipedia ,

A site map (or sitemap) is a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users. It can be either a document in any form used as a planning tool for Web design, or a Web page that lists the pages on a Web site, typically organized in hierarchical fashion.

Above statement sound a bit technical to you? No worry, lets us simplify it in layman terms.

Do you know what is navigation menu? No? see this (highlighted in red):

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A lists of the navigation menu is called sitemap. ( Actually there are more info about sitemap. But, it is enough to get understand for non-IT person)

How is my sitemap looks like for above design?

Sitemap 1

  1. Home
  2. The Teams
  3. Case study
  4. Show Case
  5. Blog
  6. Social Community
  7. Connect with us

Sitemap 2

  1. Identity / Brand Design
  2. IT / web maintenance Solution
  3. Web System Customization
  4. Online Marketing
  5. Product and service Solutions
    1. In-Web Design
    2. In-Wordpress
    3. In-Facebook
    4. In-Hosting
    5. In-Dev

Note : every page in Sitemap 2 also have its respective navigation menu.

So, when someone ask “Could you give us your website sitemaps?”, now you know what are the information to give them.

Hopefully above helps!

P/S : If you are techincal person and wish to know more details about sitemap. You always can refer to wikipedia.

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