Algorithm for setting priority and changefreq

Started by davemichel, March 13, 2012, 04:19:26 PM


What is the algorithm used in A1 4.0 for determining values for priority and changefreq?


You can read how A1 software calculates importance of URLs:

Some further information about priority values in XML sitemaps:

Incase you want to override importance and change frequency values:

Hope this helps, otherwise let me know :)
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Excellent - thanks for the quick and helpful reply!


By the way:

The Change frequency depends

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:
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