changefreq tag is an element in the XML Sitemap protocol used to provide a hint to search engines about how frequently they can expect a page's content to change. It's important to note that Google has stated they don't consider
changefreq for crawl rate.
changefreq can be:
never. These values are indicative and not binding for search engines.
The syntax for including
changefreq in a sitemap is as follows:
In this XML snippet, the URL http://www.example.com/ is expected to change daily according to the
Despite its limited use, some SEO professionals still recommend providing
changefreq as it gives a complete picture of your website's update frequency even if it doesn't directly impact crawling.