A site map is one page or sometimes a set of pages, which lists all, or most of the pages on a web site.
If your web site is small, consisting of only a few pages, you can have links to all these pages from one page – the site map. On the other hand, if your site consists of hundreds of pages segregated into directories (hopefully!), the site map of your web site might run into 2 or more pages.
As the term suggests a site map is a map of the web site and can be a list of links or a more complex representation. However, my advice is to keep the site map as simple as possible.
Here is a basic site map of webdevelopersnotes.com
(I have only displayed the important links)
Xbox, Microsoft's gaming console, was originally named DirectX Box, a nod to their DirectX graphics technology. This was shortened to just 'Xbox', which didn't sound right legally! However, it won over 'Midway', 'WEP' (Windows Entertainment Project), 'VERY', 'MARZ' and other suggested names. [more...]