The new feature will come with the release WordPress 5.5, which is scheduled to be released later this fall.
XML Sitemaps (XML sitemaps) are special files that contain a list of all the pages of the site, blog posts, tags, categories, etc. Search engines like Google, Bing and others, use sitemaps to index the content of a site. Sitemaps usually use the XML format which is the most widely used.
Most of today's webmasters with WordPress use some SEO plugin or sitemap-generator plugin to create XML maps that search engines need.
“The robots.txt file that exists in WordPress will display the XML sitemap so that it can be easily detected by search engines. ”
According to his team of developers WordPress, any site WordPress will have a central sitemap file, which can display up to 50.000 adjacent XML sitemaps, each with a capacity of up to 2.000 entries, to index different types of content.
"By default, sitemaps will be created for all public types of publications and taxonomies, for publisher files by author publisher and of course the website homepage," says his team. WordPress.
In addition, the WordPress sitemaps will also be compatible with the templates used by all major search engines such as Google and Bing. This will allow site owners to have their content ready for indexing as soon as it is published.