In the old days in terms of the Internet, almost every page on the Web site had a page “site map” where the links were to all the pages. The purpose of the sitemap is that users and search engine spiders can faster search for information, respectively, on the site.
Now with a lot of the newer Web sites, a page “site map” appears in the footer of every page.
The advantages of positioning the “Important Information” in the footer of each page
Increase clicks and time of the visit
As you know Internet users don’t read all of the text, but they scan it. The footer is the last place that users view before leaving the site. Positioning the “Important Information” in the footer, can attract the user to further clicking and viewing.
To promote certain links
There’s no need to enumerate all pages of the site. We can use it to display only certain links.
Save time for the user
Put a page “site map” in the footer, so you can quickly switch from page to page.
Improve the image of the Web site
You have a problem what to put in the footer of the site? “Page design” Put some nice design like a logo.
Nicely arranged “site map”, where we immediately see which pages are available.