Google News Sitemaps: One Language Per Sitemap File

Jul 30, 2010 • 8:32 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

This week we covered the Google one language per page rule and today I spotted a thread specific to how this works with Google News.

A Google News Help thread has Googler Inbal saying you should submit a News Sitemap file for each language. Inbal from Google said:

If all your languages editions are published on one site, the Google News preference is for one news sitesmaps for multiple languages.

It is also important to set the language in the News Sitemap file using the n:language tag.

For more on News Sitemap files see here.

Forum discussion at Google News Help.

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Comments:

Ka Damar

07/30/2010 01:04 pm

one sitemap, one language?

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