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Read Me First – Organizing your URL Import Source Files

The first step in using HREFLang Builder will be to determine how you plan to import your lists(s) of URL’s into the system.  We have enabled a number of import functions to make this process easier.  You just need to choose which one makes sense for your situation

Quick Definitions:  

Individual Country/Language  – This means in a single XML all of the URL’s are for the same country or language segment. In this example, all URL’s in the file or XML are all for Austria/Germany

Blended – Blended, means there are multiple countries or language in the same file.  This is more common for smaller sites where all of the URL’s for a different country are in the same file or XML.

Site Map Index File – this is a file that lists multiple XML site maps in the single file.  In this case, there is a separate file for each country and language US, Canada English, Canada French etc.

 

Your Source Files are? Import Source Option
Multiple country/language XML site maps to import from my website (No XML Index Available) Upload Multiple URL Files
Multiple country/language XML site maps to upload from my computer (Not currently online) Upload Multiple URL Files
Multiple blended country/language XML site maps to import from my website (No Index Available) Blended Sitemap
Multiple blended country/language XML site maps to upload from my computer (Not currently online) Blended Sitemap
Single blended XML Site Map that has URL’s from multiple country/languages Blended Sitemap
Index Site Map with links to XML Site Maps for each country/language version XML Sitemap Index File
Index Site Map with links to HREFLang XML Site Maps for each country/language version XML Sitemap Index File
Index Site Map with links to HREFLang XML Site Maps blended with multiple country/languages XML Sitemap Index File
Index Site Map with links to Index Files for each country/language version Invalid Import Format      
Index Site Map with links to Index files with HREFLang XML Site Maps blended with multiple country/languages XML Sitemap of Index Files
Multiple individual country/language Excel or CSV files to import from my computer (No XML Files) Upload Multiple URL Files
Existing HREFLang XML Site Map(s) to import from my website (No XML Index Available) Blended Sitemap
Screaming Frog HTML Export CSV Screaming Frog Export
Individual XML Site Maps for multiple domain types or regions (see help guide) Individual Sitemaps for each Country/Language
Individual Excel or CSV for multiple domain types or regions (see help guide) Individual Excel or CSV

If you have any format that does not meet these descriptions please contact us and we can help you get it loaded into HREF Builder.