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RSS Sitemaps and RSS Feeds with Sitemap Generator

Using RSS Feeds as RSS sitemaps is a popular way of submitting sitemap files to search engines like Google.

RSS Sitemap Generator and RSS Feed Files

Most major search engines support RSS files (also called RSS feeds) as sitemap file type. Usually, these files are also referred to as RSS sitemaps.

To get started, A1 Sitemap Generator will have to scan your website for URLs. In the Scan website tab, simply enter your website address and click Start scan.

scan website to create RSS sitemap

In the Create sitemap tab, choose RSS feed. Then click the Build selected button.

This generates the RSS feed file. Notice how the file ending is usually .rss. If you open the file, you can see the RSS specification uses text files and XML for its data storage:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rss version="2.0">
  <channel>
    <title>Web site title</title>
    <link>http://www.example.com</link>
    <generator>A1 Sitemap Generator</generator>
    <lastBuildDate>Tue, 13 Mar 2007 22:28:20 GMT</lastBuildDate>
    <item>
      <title>Directory 1</title>
      <link>http://www.example.com/directory-1/</link>
    </item>
    <item>
      <title>Directory 2</title>
      <link>http://www.example.com/directory-2/</link>
    </item>
  </channel>
</rss>
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