Accepted sitemap formats

OnCrawl can analyze sitemaps in the following formats:

  • XML: sitemap.xml, sitemap_index.xml
  • Gzip: sitemap.xml.gz, sitemap_index.xml.gz
  • Text files: sitemap.txt
  • Syndication feeds: sitemap.rss (RSS 2.0), sitemap.atom (Atom 1.0 or 3.0)

Best practices for sitemaps

When setting up a crawl:

Going further

If you still have questions about sitemaps, drop us a line at @oncrawl_cs or click on the Intercom button at the bottom right of your screen to start a chat with us.

Happy crawling!

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