How to create an XML image sitemap
Why you need an image sitemap
Creating an XML Image Sitemap
Manual creation of the sitemap
Automated generation of the sitemap
In the upper panel, select Tools and Sitemap Generator, as shown in the screenshot:
If your website has a relevant subject, the image search may generate additional traffic.
How to make a sitemap manually? Google Technical Support lists all tags which are required for this. However, it's easier and faster to use automatic generation. We have described angeldigital.marketing among the free tools. This system independently creates a file that you need to rename and save in the All Files format.
Another tool that helps to automatically generate an Image Sitemap is Netpeak Spider. The tool provides a trial version for 14 days. Download and install the software on your computer and go to the generator section.
Upload the created document to the root folder of your website. Do not forget to register its presence in robots.txt or create a link in the sitemap. To accelerate the document indexing, you should additionally upload it to the Search Console.
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