XML sitemap with style template or not?

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  1. Envyliciouz

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    Hi,

    I'm using right now a classic sitemap like:

    Code:
    <url>
    −
    <loc>
    link
    </loc>
    <changefreq>always</changefreq>
    <priority>0.6</priority>
    </url>
    Should I add some style on it or it's fine for Google? :) What do you guys think?

    Thanks
     
  2. darnoldi

    darnoldi Registered Member

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    It's only going to be read by a bot so leave it as is.
     
  3. Envyliciouz

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    Thank you. The same as I thought.
     
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    Style templates make no difference to the SE, and can be useful if someone is looking at your sitemap. They're like a CSS file for sitemaps.

    Uploading a good free one as standard will make sure that anyone who does look at it can see easily what's available. I always drop one in as a default.

    if you look at this example, you'll see how much easier it is to read:

    http://www.backlinkbanzai.com/sitemap.xml