After long enough not to Google Sitemaps, was when my account with no visible difference in appearance than when I entered the last time. In fact, there is additional information provided, the additional statistics: Query stats, Crawl stats, Page analysis and Index stats and the additional information about errors that occur. Addition of this feature has also written on the blog Google Sitemaps.
Just for the information not know, Google Sitemaps is a service from Google that give the site owners to provide a map of the site (sitemap) it contains a URL pages in the site along with the frequency of information updates web pages is: every hour , Daily, weekly, monthly or yearly. Sitemap will be used to determine what and how the Google spider will index the site we. A page that is rarely or never again does not necessarily need to be updated again indexed every time Google's spider to visit our site. On the other pages that update frequently, for example, a front page blog, more often need to be indexed for example, every hour.
To sitemap, there are several formats are supported, but the recommendations made in the XML format because it can inform the URL, when the last update, the update frequency and proiritasnya. Google has been providing guidance in making Sitemaps XML format. In addition, Google also provides a sitemap generator to create and link to other parties that provide both the offline and online.
Sitemap Generator for WordPress
If we use WordPress, there is a plugin that can be used to create a sitemap automatically every time we add a new entry. Sitemap generated created in XML format and XML, which compresion , which is also supported by Google Sitemaps.