Here are some importance of sitemap.
- Sitemaps can provide a path for search engine.
- Your site will become more visible to the search engine "Spiders"
- Search engine will index every page of your site.
- Sitemaps makes the navigation easier for the users.
- Sitemaps is important in a SEO campaigns.
- When you are using a sitemap, you are allowing the search engines to understand the content of your website.
- Sitemaps helps to inform the search engine if you have changes in your website.
Sitemap is very much helpful in a new website with a few links into it, if your website page are not easily recognize when crawling process is done and if your site has a large archive of contents that are not well linked, therefore, you must use sitemaps.
The importance of a sitemap is much relevant in the importance of SEO. SEO is to increase website traffic. On the other hand, sitemap is to get those search engine “spiders” to search, index and rank the content of your site.
Hope it helps and goodluck!