Question: Can sitemaps be created with shopping carts like OsCommerce that use template pages?
Answer: XML sitemaps just need to generate the gateway pages… And to be honest a clickable path in HTML from page 1 to page 2 to page 3 is much more important.
So I would generate an XML sitemap for everything that is ‘stable’ on the website. But I would also have an HTML sitemap, and make sure there is a clickable HTML path from page 1 to all pages on the website…
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