Free website sitemap templates & sitemap example layout plans

Free website sitemap templates & sitemap example layout plans

Our free website sitemap template lineup

A blank canvas is intimidating. We get it. Endless possibilities weighed down by the analysis paralysis of where to begin. Our diverse batch of free sitemap templates give you a starting point on the road to building an effective, well-planned website.

Sitemap examples for website structure templates

There are well over a billion websites out there but guess what. They all fall into a handful of structures. Whether you have a blog, are a Fortune 500 company or running an eComm store, these visual sitemap examples help paint that picture.

Single page example

Single page example

Think landing page here. Navigation consists of simply scrolling allowings visitors to get everything they need in one place. The most basic of XML sitemaps, these are often used in one-page funnels and generally end with a call to action.

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Flat structure example

Flat structure example

This sitemap sample is a go-to for small businesses. When a one-pager can't fit your products, services, about page and the rest of your story, a flat structure does the trick and is a breeze for web crawlers to index.

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Simple indexed example

Simple indexed example

Like a flat structure setup but deeper, this website planning template maintains straightforward navigation and menus while allowing you to develop each section in more depth. A solid option for portfolios or agencies.

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Indexed hierarchy example

Indexed hierarchy example

The most robust of the sitemap files, this is also known as silo architecture and geared toward organizing and planning sites with multiple points of focus and lots of content. Given that, search engine rankings tend to be higher for these sites.

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Sitemap templates are your starting point

There's no need to reinvent the wheel, we all consume websites the same way and expect a similar experience from page to page. Whether it's for a WordPress site, Joomla or another CMS, these example sitemap templates, and many more found in our Sitemap Builder, help you start right.