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    Sitemap problem

    I have tried to submit my sitemap to Google.

    I get the following message:
    Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page (which it is). Please use a supported sitemap format instead

    Could anyone please tell me how I can get my sitemap submitted and what does it mean - supported sitemap format

    The links on the sitemap are all text links (no video or image links)

    Someone told me that the sitemap should be in XML but I haven't a clue about XML

    All help much appreciated

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    Time to get a clue...

    http://www.sitemaps.org/protocol.php

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    I think you are confused with the xml-sitemaps targetted for search engines and the html sitemaps (probably, a hierarchical one) provided on the website for the users of the site (to get an overall structure of the site)
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    I have heard that this search engine sitemap can be submitted as a list in a text file as long as it is UTF-8 encoded.

    Can anyone say if this is true or not?

    Thanks in advance


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