We use Yoast on WordPress website and it generates a https://www.website.com/page-sitemap.xml, arranged base on the last date of modification.

Do we need to have arranged it base on our navigation menu?


No. Order does not matter in a sitemap.

From sitemaps.org:

Q: Does position of a URL in a Sitemap influence its use?

No. The position of a URL in the Sitemap is not likely to impact how it is used or regarded by search engines.


From Google:

the order in the sitemap file doesn't matter at all.

(John Mueller, Google Employee)


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