Google Sitemaps statistics

I just found out that you can validate your Google Sitemap by placing an empty HTML file on you site. After validation, Google gives you detailed statistics, including Top Search Queries and Top Search Query Clicks:

Even more interesting, they also show crawl statistics with crawl errors and the PageRank distribution for your pages:

Very cool! [Via Steve Rubel]

Jeroen Sangers @jeroensangers