How to set up an XML location map in WordPress

How to set up an XML location map in WordPress

Did you have any idea there are presently more than 75 million sites online that utilise WordPress? Assuming you're a WordPress client such as myself, you're all around familiar with the many benefits of utilizing the CMS. What you may not know about is how significant setting up a sitemap for your site is.

As Google: 'SITEMAP file in XML format is an archive that helps Google and other important web indexes to improve your site while crawling'.

Essentially, an XML Sitemap rattles off the various pages of your site in a straightforward configuration. Web indexes, for example, Google-like sitemaps because they make it simple for their production projects or bugs, to gather all of your site data.

For my site, use the additional component of Google XML SiteMap files. It's exceptionally simple to utilize.

Stage 1. To begin with, introduce and enact the module. When you initiate the module, your sitemap will naturally be made however there are certain things you want to check.

Assuming you're new to WordPress, you can look at this aide on the most proficient method to introduce modules.

Stage 2. Go to the XML Sitemap Dashboard. You'll track down it by going to 'Settings' in your principal menu bar on the left.


Stage 3. You are currently taking a gander at the dashboard of your Google XML Sitemaps module. There are various settings you can mess with yet you don't have to transform anything. For the present moment, click on your sitemap URL as displayed underneath. This ought to open up your sitemap document.


Contingent upon the construction of your site, your sitemap might be isolated into various classes like mine is beneath. I suggest navigating each of these and ensuring that all of your Web pages are recorded accurately.


Notice the URL at the top:

This is the URL that you will utilize while adding your sitemap to Webmaster Tools.

On the off chance that pages are appearing that you don't need, chances are you either didn't erase them in WordPress or they are as yet in your waste. For all time erasing these pages ought to take care of the issue.

Assuming that you make changes to the pages of your site, Google will creep your new pages as indicated by the settings in the 'Recurrence' segment of your XML Sitemap Dashboard. I've left mine on the default settings however you can change yours assuming that you'd like.


Stage 4. I generally suggest that website proprietors additionally present their sitemap through Webmaster Tools. On the off chance that you don't have a Webmaster Tools account, look at this article on the most proficient method to make one. Once signed in to your Webmaster Tools account, go to 'Sitemaps' on the right-hand side.


Stage 5. Click on 'ADD/TEST SITEMAP'


Presently it is the ideal time to enter your sitemap URL. Whenever you've presented your sitemap, Google will start creeping and ordering your pages. It can require a few days for Google to finish this.

Once finished, Google will let you know the number of pages you submitted with your sitemap and the number of them recorded. Now and then Google won't file each of the pages you submitted. It's completely typical for not every one of the pages on a site to be listed. Google makes sense of why in this article.

Well done. You've effectively made a sitemap and you've submitted it to Google. You can continuously look at the situation with your sitemap through your Webmaster Tools account or by just composing in your sitemap URL (

As usual, I'd very much want to hear your input and remarks. Assuming you found this article helpful or then again on the off chance that you think I forgot about something, kindly let me know.

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