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Actor Website Tip #40

Add an XML sitemap to your actor website

Depending on your design structure and code quality, you may want to consider adding an XML sitemap to your actor website so that Google knows how to navigate it.

If you've had a website for quite some time (more than a month), it's easy to check whether or not your website needs one. Simply go to and type in:

Of course you would replace the domain above to your own. Google will then return all the pages they found on your website. If anything is missing, that means google was unable to find it and may need your help directing them to the proper pages. Here's an example:

actor website in google search

If you're hosting with IADB, you don't have to worry about that, we have you covered from the start, otherwise your next google search would be for "free sitemap generator". If you have an actor website and your website can't be found on google, and you just don't know what to do, send us a note and we'll help you out.

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