If you recently started a website or blog and want search engines to index your blog posts more frequently, then sitemap is must for you. However, sitemap is not only for new blogs but every blogger should use sitemaps to let search engines know frequently about your new blog posts and pages.
The Best WordPress Plugin I Use for XML Sitemaps
Now, without taking your more time, let me tell you which XML Sitemaps plugin I use for regular indexing of this WordPress blog.
It is my yet favorite XML Sitemaps plugin that I use for regularly indexing of All Useful Info. It is also known as BWP Sitemaps plugin. However, it was not my all time favorite because in year 2014 I was using Google XML Sitemaps WordPress Plugin for submitting URLs to Google and other search engines but due to some problem in the plugin I had to uninstall it and in the meantime I found BWP Sitemaps plugin and honestly it works like a charm.
BWP Sitemaps plugin is very simple to setup. All you need to do is install and activate the plugin, go the Sitemaps settings and then enter your sitemap URL (For example: allusefulinfo.com/sitemap.xml) and it will start working. In case of submitting sitemaps to Google, you will have to add this sitemap to Google Webmaster tools.
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From the day I installed this XML Sitemaps plugin, it is working very well without creating any problem. All my articles or webpages are regularly indexed by Google as well as Yahoo, Bing etc. So, as per my own experience I recommend you to use this sitemaps plugin for your WordPress blog.
A Few More WordPress Plugins for XML Sitemaps
If you already have any problem with BWP Sitemaps plugin and looking for an alternative, here are some other WordPress plugins for XML Sitemaps.
It is another popular WordPress plugin for XML Sitemaps and has over 16,000,000 downloads. The plugin supports all kinds of WordPress generated pages as well as custom URLs. Additionally it notifies all major search engines every time you create a post about the new content.
2. XML Sitemaps
This is also a good XML Sitemaps plugin for your WordPress site to notify search engines when you publish a blog post or any page. Contrary to other plugins that generate sitemap files, this one will add a rewrite rule and store your cached sitemaps in the wp-content/sitemaps folder.
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