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1Introduction
2============
3
4Plone Google Sitemaps product allows Plone websites to get better visibility for Google search engine
5by providing it with complete listing of URLs to website content.
6
7.. figure:: http://quintagroup.com/services/plone-development/products/google-sitemaps/plone-google-sitemaps.png
8
9Plone Google Sitemaps allows you to enable different kinds of Google Sitemaps on your Plone website.
10Such Sitemaps help Google identify site URLs and the data under each site section. With Google Sitemaps
11enabled, search engines could track your Plone site URLs faster and more efficiently, optimizing their
12search by placing all the information on one page.
13
14With Plone Google Sitemaps product you can enable following Sitemap types on your Plone website:
15
16* ``Content Sitemap`` - is a regular list of pages on your website. Creating and submitting such a Sitemap
17  lets Google know about all the pages on your Plone web site, including URLs that may not be discoverable
18  by Google's normal crawling process.
19* ``Mobile Sitemap`` - is a specific type of Sitemap, that indexes all site URLs that serve content for
20  mobile devices.
21* ``News Sitemap`` - is different from regular Sitemaps, since it is specific to Google News only.
22  It uses the Sitemap protocol, with additional News-specific tags, defined by Google. The package brings
23  additional Google Sitempas tab to News Item content type for defining NewsSitemap-specific meta tags.
24
25Different Sitemap types index their own content and do not depend on other Sitemaps.
26
27Usage
28-----
29
30To enable Google Sitemaps on your site:
31
32* Add Sitemap(s) at Google Sitemap "Settings" tab (Add-on Products Configuarion -> Google Sitemaps).
33  You can add any of the Sitemap types: content, mobile or news.
34* Let Google know about your Sitemap(s) by adding your Sitemap to Google Sitemaps.
35
36See detailed instructions on Plone Google Sitemaps usage at http://projects.quintagroup.com/products/wiki/qPloneGoogleSitemaps
37
38MIGRATION
39=========
40
41If you UPGRADE older version of quintagroup.plonegooglesitemaps package to newer:
42---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
43
44* In your zope instance configuration or buildout - replace old package version with a new one.
45* Run plone instance and reinstall package with Quickinstaller tool ("Add-on Products" in plone control panel).
46
47If your MIGRATE from Products.qPloneGoogleSitemaps to quintagroup.plonegooglesitemaps:
48--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
49   
50* Add to new plone instance/buildout both qPloneGoogleSitemaps product and last version quintagroup.plonegooglesitemaps package.
51* Copy Data.fs from old Plone instance to new one.
52* Start your new zope instance/buildout.
53
54The following steps are performed in the plone instance:
55
56* With portal_migration (ZMI) - upgrade plone instance.
57* With Quickinstaller tool ("Add-on Products" in plone control panel) deinstall old "Plone Google Sitemaps" product and install new version.
58* Go to *Import* tab in portal_setup tool (ZMI), select "Migrate from qPloneGoogleSitemaps to quintagroup.plonegooglesitemaps" profile from selection box and choose same-named import step and push "Import selected steps" button.
59
60And the last clean-up step:
61
62* Remove qPloneGoogleSitemaps product from your zope instance/buildout configuration.
63
64Screencast
65----------
66
67Watch Plone Google Sitemaps Screencasts at http://quintagroup.com/cms/screencasts/qplonegooglesitemaps to see how to use this products
68on your Plone instance. Learn about how to install and configure Sitemaps on your Plone instance, how to create new Google Sitemaps,
69and how to let Google know about them.
70 
71Installation
72------------
73
74See http://projects.quintagroup.com/products/wiki/qPloneGoogleSitemaps/install
75 
76Requirements
77------------
78
79* Plone 4.1
80* Plone 4.0
81* Plone 3.1+
82
83Links
84-----
85
86* See "Google Sitemaps": https://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps website for more information.
87* Product Homepage: http://quintagroup.com/services/plone-development/products/google-sitemaps
88* Documentation Area: http://projects.quintagroup.com/products/wiki/qPloneGoogleSitemaps
89* Repository: http://svn.quintagroup.com/products/quintagroup.plonegooglesitemaps
90* Releases: http://plone.org/products/qplonegooglesitemaps/releases
91* Watch "Plone Google Sitemeps" Screencast at http://quintagroup.com/cms/screencasts/qplonegooglesitemaps
92
93Authors
94-------
95
96* Myroslav Opyr
97* Andriy Mylenkyi
98* Nazar Ilchuk
99* Mykola Kharechko
100* Vitaliy Stepanov
101
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