Google Announces Video Sitemaps

Dec 18, 2007 • 9:50 am | comments (9) by twitter | Filed Under Other Google Topics
 

Do you want your videos to be more searchable in Google Video Search? Then check out Google's newest announcement relating to Google Video Sitemaps. Google says:

By submitting this video-specific Sitemap in addition to your standard Sitemap, you can specify all the video files on your site, along with relevant metadata.

The video sitemap looks like a typical XML sitemap with a few tweaks. Google shows you how to create one on their help page.

As a Search Engine Watch member says, the new protocol has given him the nudge to start getting some videos integrated into his site.

Forum discussion continues at Search Engine Watch Forums.

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Comments:

Serge

12/19/2007 11:35 am

That sounds like a great idea ... i guess i will have to make some videos in order to capitalize on this serge

Bill

12/19/2007 04:14 pm

I look forwards to hearing more about this in the future.

Marc Liron

12/20/2007 07:01 pm

I think this is a great move by Google... I guess Yahoo and Microsoft will not be far behind! I have been working on Google Video Sitemaps since they lauched it and have written up an article over at: http://www.marcliron.com/google-video-sitemaps.html In it I include some sample code and images for clarity.

Bill

02/02/2008 07:16 am

Have there been any new information on this?

Bill

02/02/2008 07:18 am

Has There been...lol

yapı kimyasalları

03/14/2008 10:01 am

Video sitemap is not active.

Andrew

07/22/2008 10:47 pm

sounds like a great idea for video streaming websites

Tom

07/22/2008 11:12 pm

its not active yet

Igal

12/28/2009 06:28 am

As Google is always on the path of improvement

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