Yahoo, Google, and now MSN Join for Auto Discovery
All three major search engines now support an auto-discovery feature for sitemaps located in your robots.txt file. You can now put the following code:
into your robots.txt (on its own line) file and all the search engines will capture your xml sitemap.
- Official Yahoo! info on auto discovery.
- Official Google announcement.
- More info from MSN here: http://blogs.msdn.com/livesearch/archive/2006/11/15/microsoft-google-yahoo-unite-to-support-sitemaps.aspx
[tags]sitemaps, site map, xml sitemap, auto sitemap, google sitemap, yahoo sitemap, msn sitemap, msn site map[/tags]