Sitemap is tree like representation of important pages of a site. There are two types of sitemaps, which we use for different purposes. One is for search engine and another for users.
XML Sitemap – for search engine
We use xml sitemap for search engine. We can create xml sitemap by online site i.e. www.xml-sitemaps.com . This tool is free to use and create an xml sitemap upto 500 pages.
Note: Must submit your sitemap to Google, Yahoo and MSN
HTML Sitemap – for users
This type of sitemaps helps the visitor to know about the pages of site. In this sitemap we create tree like representation of all important pages. For making such sitemap you should be knowledgeable about HTML.
Note: It is a good idea to link that sitemap with your homepage.