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The simple solution for sitemaps of translated websites
Learn how you can quickly generate a sitemap file for your translated website. Without a sitemap, your website won't rank high in search results.
What is a sitemap?
A sitemap is an XML file that lists all content on a website. Search engines rely on sitemap files to ensure they have indexed the whole website.
Without a sitemap file, search engines can't ensure that they have a complete understanding of the contents of a website.
Sitemaps also contain some additional details that crawlers won't be able to discover themselves, such as:
- The date that the page was last modified.
- How frequently the page may change.
- The relative priority of a page compared to other pages on the website.
Why does my website need a sitemap?
Sitemap files are crucial for a high ranking in search results. Without a sitemap file, many search engines won't be able to index your whole website.
There is a common misconception that search engines can automatically discover all content on your website. And while search engines can locate many things automatically, they will always miss out on some.
Everything that isn't indexed also won't be shown as a search result. Therefore many people may be unable to find and ultimately visit your website.
Especially new websites, such as a translated version of your website, need to have a sitemap file. Google also advises this on their documentation about sitemap files.
How do I generate a sitemap for a translated website?
Many tools for website translations do not support the generation of sitemap files for translated content. The lack of sitemap support forces the time-consuming task of creating and maintaining sitemap files upon yourself.
With Dilingual, you don't need to worry about your sitemap files. Dilingual is an all-in-one solution for translating websites. Over are the days in which you had to combine many tools.
Dilingual regularly analyzes your existing sitemap and generates versions for your translated websites. That's all! You don't need to do anything besides signing up for Dilingual.
Is Dilingual compatible with my website?
In short: Yes. Dilingual is compatible with most websites. Regardless of whether you use WordPress, Webflow, Joomla, or an entirely different CMS.
Try out our preview mode to check if your website is compatible. There is no sign-up needed for this, and it just takes a few seconds.
Please note: Everything you see is editable using our cloud-based administration panel. If you don't like a translation, you can easily adjust it.
Translate your website with Dilingual
We believe Dilingual is the best website translation platform. Dilingual combines powerful features and automated SEO optimizations with an intuitive user interface.
Due to our cloud-based architecture, there is no need to install anything on your end to use Dilingual. All maintenance is taken care of by our engineering team.
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