SiteMapLinksTM  Standard

SiteMapLinksTM Protocol Structure Detailed Template

yourhomepage = The URL of your site.      yourpagename= The name of your page < /FONT>
 
Be sure to inlcude the Full URL address in every link, with the format http://www.yourhomepage.com
Use whitespace to separate the lines or page groups to promote user readability. DO NOT use graphics or place ads.
 
Line Text information Link Format Explanation
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Meta tag information

Title="yourhomepage title  sitemaplinks"

Keywords="yourhomepage keywords sitemaplinks"

Description="yourhomepage description sitemaplinks"

N/A HTML Be sure to have your site title, description and keywords on this page. Add the word sitemaplinks to each one to aid the search engine indexing of the page.
1 The title of your site, or your primary descriptive keywords http://www.yourhomepage.com H1, ariel size 3, color 000ff Heading 1 emphasizes to the search engine that this is an important line of the page. For visitor readability, reduce the H1 to an easy to read 12 point text like ariel. In the text use your home page site name, or the best keywords for your site. This will reinforce the name or keywords to the search engine when it indexes the page and create the link association you want. 
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Enter the title of yourhomepage.

Enter the description of yourhomepage 

None H1, ariel size 3 color black This information provides context to the search engine when it indexes the page. This content is then associated by the search engine with the SiteMapLinks page and enforces all the links on the page. Heading 1 again for emphasis.
3 About yourhomepage or about keywords Link this line to your About Page. H2, ariel size 3 color 000ff This link directs the search engine to use your text as a link to the page. Heading 2 emphasizes the importance of the line.
4 Description of your first top level page or your directory of pages. None H2, ariel size 3 color black This information provides context to the search engine when it indexes the page. This content is then associated by the search engine with the SiteMapLinks page and enforces all the links on the page. Heading 2  for emphasis. This page may be in the root directory or a sub directory.
5 Page name or page keywords for this top level page Link this line to this page H2, ariel size 3 color 000ff This line provides links one of your top level pages. It may be in the same directory as the index page, or a sub directory. This line may be repeated for each top level page.
6 Page name or page keywords for the second level page related to the above page Link this line to this page H3, ariel size 3 color 000ff, indented This line provides links one of your second level pages based on its relationship to the previous page. This line may be repeated for each second level page.
Repeat steps 4, 5, and 6 as needed to list all the pages of your website. See example: 
Final The title of your site, or your primary descriptive keywords http://www.yourhomepage.com H1, ariel size 3, color 000ff Heading 1 emphasizes to the search engine that this is an important line of the page. For visitor readability, reduce the H1 to an easy to read 12 point text like ariel. In the text use your home page site name, or the best keywords for your site. This will reinforce the name or keywords to the search engine when it indexes the page and create the link association you want. Use a different name or keywords from the one used on line 1.