Hi, WA. This is a quick reference for those who are having a little trouble getting their sitemap to work. Here is a nice free site that will correct most errors. As you know google doesn't have the time. Below is the URL where to go. We all know sometimes the easy way delivers non-completion also, but here is a remedy to a small problem. It's works I used it myself today.

www.xml-sitemaps.com

1) Change frequency: to always

2) Priority: to Automatically Calculated Priority

3) Then click start

Mindset Is Key,

PParadise


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Clbrooks57 Premium
This one is tagged. Thanks!!
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KarenEB Premium
Thank you for sharing :)
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Mark108 Premium
Thanks for sharing. How do we upload the sitemap file into the domain root folder of our site?
Mark
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Triblu Premium
Hey Mark,

This video may offer you the help you seek: https://youtu.be/aRoI4qRWSNg
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Mark108 Premium
Thanks very much. Quite technical, but I'll work my way through it.
Mark
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Triblu Premium
Mark, I have a question for you ... Where are you in the Certificate Courses?

Kyle teaches a method that automates the sitemap being created and updated so you won't have upload each and every time you update or add content to your website.
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immistermike Premium
If you are using All-In-One SEO you can update your sitemap there. You have to edit the post and under SEO there is a link to Feature Manager. Make sure the sitemap option is Activated. It will build the sitemap for you plus you can edit it.

Once activated, the XML Sitemap option will appear under All-In-One SEO. Take that option to see your sitemap, edit it, name it, plus you'll see a lot of other options.

Then you go to the Google Webmaster Tools and point it to your sitemap and there you can tell it to upload whatever name you gave it. The default is "sitemap.xml"
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ThomasPye Premium
Good information. Thanks for sharing!
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OTolo Premium
Thanks for sharing
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jtaienao Premium
Thanks for sharing this.
Jerome
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JMupanguri Premium
Thanks for sharing
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MAstick Premium
Another tool to use and shared by another WA family member. To all of our success. Much appreciated.
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5-qpq Premium
Hi Pparadise, looks like I'm the first one to leave a comment. What the heck is a sitemap and what's it for? I'm on Level 3 of Bootcamp. This is beyond me, lol! But I'm sure I'll need it somewhere on this journey with WA. I'll keep it in my back pocket! Kind regards, ~ Becky
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pparadise Premium
The sitemap tells you how much traffic you are getting from google and keeps you in good hands with google.

PParadise
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5-qpq Premium
Oh, thank you! I will definitely be keeping this in my back pocket and thank you for sharing. I hope to one day soon return the favour. Good luck with Google! Kind regards ~ Becky
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Trudge19 Premium
Thanks for sharing paradise.
Very useful xml.
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pparadise Premium
You are welcome.
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JacquieW1 Premium
Thanks for info!
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pparadise Premium
You are welcome.
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AGOgden Premium
Indeed, it IS a mindset...
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pparadise Premium
Thanks for the reply.
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