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    Question Incremental RSS and GoogleSiteMap data?

    I just finished coding custom RSS and Google Sitemap scripts for my custom site.

    Now the question is, should these generated XML files contain every single entry the site possesses?

    Or should they just contain the last 3 months or so?

    Will Google pickup and remember all the OLD links if I only show it the last 3 months worth of links? Or will they old ones get de-Indexed?

    Does RSS work the same way? Should the RSS file contain everything, or only the last X months worth of stuff??? (cuz there is a LOT)

    thanks!

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    XML Sitemaps following XML Sitemaps Protocol (i.e. in the beginning called Google XML sitemaps) should contain all items/pages.
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    Ok - how about RSS feeds?

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    Yes, you should add every new page in your sitemap.

    But, RSS is not the same thing. Infact it is totally different thing. People, including myslef, block SEs from indexing RSS, in order to avoid duplicate content issue.

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    Unless your sitemap file gets too big, list all. If it gets way too big, then add only main urls.

    For feed only add most recent X.


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