Google: the order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap does not matter

The order of the URLs in your XML Sitemap does not matter, said Google’s John Mueller on Twitter.

XML Sitemaps

The “save the start of the file for the most awesome URLs” was a bit confusing so someone asked for clarification:

John Mueller then said that the order doesn’t matter at all:

How to create an XML Sitemap file for your website

Among many other things, the website audit tool in SEOprofiler creates an XML Sitemap file for your website. You can create your SEOprofiler account here:

Create XML Sitemap

Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "http://blog.seoprofiler.com".