How Sitemaps improve your Google Search Ranking

A sitemap with blue boxes and pink background, the kind submitted to Google Search so crawlers find your website

You should provide Google with a sitemap if:

-your site is new and has no backlinks. Web crawlers crawl the web and discover sites by moving from one link to another. If no external sites are linking to you, Google won’t know you exist unless you let them know via a sitemap.

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