Tuesday, January 13, 2009
It's been well over three years since we initially announced the Python Sitemap generator in June 2005. In this time, we've seen lots of people create great third-party sitemap generators to help webmasters create better sitemap files. While most sitemap generators either crawl websites or list the files on a server, we have created a different kind of sitemap generator that uses several ways to find URLs on your website and then allows you to automatically create and maintain different kinds of sitemap files.
About Google Sitemap Generator
Our new open-source Google Sitemap Generator finds new and modified URLs based on your webserver's traffic, its log files, or the files found on the server. By combining these methods, Google Sitemap Generator can be very fast in finding these URLs and calculating relevant metadata, thereby making your sitemap files as effective as possible. Once Google Sitemap Generator has collected the URLs, it can create the following