Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq

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Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq
« on: March 13, 2012, 04:19:26 PM »
What is the algorithm used in A1 4.0 for determining values for priority and changefreq?

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Re: Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 05:41:15 PM »
You can read how A1 software calculates importance of URLs:
http://www.microsystools.com/products/website-analyzer/help/website-analyzer-link-juice/

Some further information about priority values in XML sitemaps:
http://www.microsystools.com/products/sitemap-generator/help/xml-sitemap-priority-tag/

Incase you want to override importance and change frequency values:
http://www.microsystools.com/products/sitemap-generator/help/xml-sitemaps-creator-importance/


Hope this helps, otherwise let me know :)
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Re: Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 08:30:55 PM »
Excellent - thanks for the quick and helpful reply!

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Re: Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2012, 08:29:23 AM »
By the way:


The Change frequency depends

last-modified
the revisit-after / revisit meta tag attribute
calculated page importance (used for priority)

To override Change frequency :
Switch of easy mode
Go through tabs: "Create sitemap" > "XML sitemap options"
Check "Override ChangeFreq".
Set dropdown to "*" value (as indicated in the tool tip, this removes the value)

For more help + screenshot, see:
http://www.microsystools.com/products/sitemap-generator/help/xml-sitemaps-generator-frequency/
« Last Edit: March 26, 2012, 12:57:45 AM by Webhelpforums »
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