John stated on Twitter “If we can crawl your website normally, particularly if the site is smaller sized, thats not actually necessary.”Here are those tweets: If we can crawl your website usually, especially if the website is smaller sized, thats not really required. I am not sure I d go with the guidance from over 10 years ago.Now XML sitemaps for Google is probably a crucial thing for mid-to-large websites.

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