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As Closetnoc mentioned in his comment, GZ is just a compressed version of your text sitemap. So my answer to your question Should I include just the .gz file in the robots.txt or both? No!! There is no point in submitting both sitemap.xml as well as sitemap.xml.gz. Most of the search engine bots can read the compressed content. So if you are ...
Yes you can includes images from different domains (such as when using CDNs) if both domains are verified in your Search Console (formally Web-master tools) account, or you include an entry for the xml sitemap file in the other domains robots.txt. More info on Image sitemaps This is similar to including entries for URLs that reside on a different domain, ...
Yes homepage should be included in sitemap. Website owners inform search engines what pages on their website are available for crawling through sitemap only. so if you will not include your homepage, how search engine will get to know to crawl your homepage.
Looks like your sitemap within the sitemap is damaged or not a gzip as it fails 2/3 of my tests. Test 1/3: winrar - No errors found during test operation Test 2/3: tar bybe@ubuntu:~$ tar -tzf test.gz > /dev/null bybe@ubuntu:~$ tar -tzf sitemapCP38.xml.gz > /dev/null tar: This does not look like a tar archive tar: Skipping to next header tar: ...
Yes but just to add more custimizations like how msny times does it get changed and what is the last update time
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