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Hello, I have created a page called Sitemap.aspx which is populated with 10k of product links.
The sitemap.aspx is an XML file.

 I have a link to that sitemap.aspx in my robot.txt file.

I have read that this is an okay practice for creating a dynamic sitemap.

I'm new to SEO and need to know if this is still an okay practice and wonder if google is okay as well.

Thank you for your advice!
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Question by:gogetsome
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by:Gary
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Are you returning XML headers in the aspx page?
Have you got a link the file?
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by:gogetsome
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Yes, the page is rendered as XML.

Here is a link to the sitemap.aspx
https://www.faithplanet.com/sitemap.aspx

And this is the robot.txt

User-agent: *
Sitemap: https://www.Faitlplanet.com/sitemap.aspx
Disallow: /Account/
Disallow: /Admin/
Disallow: /App_Code/
Disallow: /App_Code/
Disallow: /App_WebReferences/
Disallow: /aspnet_client/
Disallow: /Bin/
Disallow: /Captcha/
Disallow: /Controls/
Disallow: /CSS/
Disallow: /Images/
Disallow: /ProductPDF/
Disallow: /Scripts/
Disallow: /SEIImages/
Disallow: /ShadowBox/
Disallow: /XSD/
Disallow: /XSLT/
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Gary earned 500 total points
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As long as you are returning a properly rendered XML file you are fine, have you checked in Google Webmaster Tools if the file is accepted?
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by:gogetsome
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No, not yet, I wanted to make sure the file was correct before doing so. Once I know it is correct I ask the file to be accepted? Doesn't the Google tools show a list of the pages indexed?
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by:Gary
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Within a few seconds of submitting it you will know if it is ok, WMT will show a link count list.
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by:gogetsome
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Thank you! Off to check with google.
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