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How to consolidate all sitemaps in a multisite network?

I have a multisite installation with quite a lot sites on subdomains. The problem is that all multisite sitemap plugins create a separate sitemap for each site. I do not want to have to add dozens of ...
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How to generate/update a XML sitemap without plugins?

I like to hardcode everything on my WordPress websites, without using any plugins. Is there any way to generate or update my sitemap everytime I publish/update a post on one of my Multisite blogs, ...
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Is it safe to use 'date_default_timezone_set' in plugin file?

I am using a sitemaps plugin which in very complex ways sets the timezone of <lastmod> (i.e. last modified time) for posts to GMT. Temporarily, until the plugin developer fixes it, I need to ...
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Does the 'WordPress Order' feature, within the WordPress Dashboard, have any impact on site architecture?

As you can see, within the image below, WordPress offers us to numerically arrange our Pages via a feature entitled 'Order'. I have been using this as a means to help organise my Pages, for my own ...
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Sitemap Page build from Menu?

Is there a plugin available that creates a sitemap from the default menu, e.g. as shortcode or requestbale URI?
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how can I check if I have sitemap?

maybe it's a very stupid question but I'm just getting into wordpress and I installed a plugin Google XML Sitemaps and activated it, but I'm not quite sure that it really provides me with sitemap.xml ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my sitemap index after installing Yoast? [closed]

I just installed the Yoast plugin on my Wordpress blog, so that I can automatically create my sitemap xml. However when I visit the page sitemap_index.xml I get a "404 page not found" error. Why isn't ...
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How To Get WordPress Categories Link List?

I am trying to make a custom sitemap for my WordPress blogs categories. For that I added the below code in my functions.php file and when I save it, my Blog goes white. Nothing is showing up. I ...
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How to let crawlers search paginated comments?

With comment pagination, Google doesn't index the older pages and comments become essentially lost to searches. Is there a way to let search engines crawl paginated comments, perhaps by generating a ...
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get_permalink executes link without https

Currently I am using https version of website and everything is fine, I setupped site main url for https, when viewing editor of post there is https permalink presented..everything works fine on all ...
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Yoast Sitemap grouping external sitemaps [closed]

I have a problem when adding external sitemaps to Yoast. I've managed to successfully add all my external products (which are hosted on a different project) using the wpseo_sitemap_index filter. ...
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When does the Yoast SEO filter hook wpseo_sitemap_urlimages fire?

I am trying to attach a simple function to the Yoast SEO filter hook wpseo_sitemap_urlimages and get the function to run, but I cannot do so. My code is: function tp_filter_wpseo_sitemap_urlimages($...
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Exclude custom post_type in sitemap generation?

I want to exclude some specific post types from generating sitemaps in yoast seo plugin. Please provide suggestions to do this. Thanks in advance.
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“No sitemap linked in your robots.txt file”

Relatively new to anything that doesn't require common sense in WordPress. My previous site was built poorly etc, so cutting a long story short I installed a new theme and started building up pages ...
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Add dynamic Sitemap to footer

I'm trying to create a footer menu/sitemap of sorts in Wordpress. (It's also worth a mention this is my fist attempt at anything Wordpress/PHP related. Context: We're making use of a template called ...
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robots.txt Not Updating

Today I received an email from Webmaster Tools stating that "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files". So I set about updating my robots.txt file located in the root of my server. Original Contents: ...
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Paginated HTML Sitemap

I've got to the point where I needed to break down my HTML Sitemap into several pages. It contained 2000+ links. The big layout was showing all post titles under category names on one page. I decided ...
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Yoast SEO creates sitemaps with a dash '-' but I can't get Bing to accept them [closed]

I've submitted my sitemaps to Google, Ask, and yahoo with no problems but when I try to submit to Bing on 3 different computers PC and Macs Bing rejects without any warning all sitemaps with a dash. ...
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Wordpress Sitemap including pages that aren't there

I dont know if this is a severe cache, or a bug of sorts, I've installed multiple "seo" plugins to try and fix this, trawled the file system, cleaned the database, I don't know what is generating this ...
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Multilingual XML sitemaps when using qTranslate-X

I am taking over a multilingual website that a previous developer left unfinished, and I found that he had used qTranslate-X as a localization plugin, in order to create handle the multilingual part ...
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XML sitemap over product variations

So i have a smaller webshop, that contains a lot of products - and some of those products have variants - like blue, yellow, red and so on. But the thing is that Yoast SEO's sitemap generator only ...
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How to include sub directory in sitemap? [closed]

I've been using All in One SEO Pack and Polylang two plugins on my wordpress site. But the Polylang plugin for it needs to create another language's directory, so now the sitemap feature from AIOSP ...
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URLs with two taxonomies are missing from sitemap

I have problem with wordpress rewrite and SEO, mostly the sitemap. I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin. I use the regular "post" post type with two taxonomies. The regular "category" and a cutom taxonomy ...
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Edit custom HTML page from WP admin dashboard

I needed to make custom HTML page in root which will not use default wordpress theme and show content and I linked it on menu as custom links. So in front end everything perfect. But this page is not ...
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Sitemap generation

I have have a few pages on my site that walk through a process of querying a custom post type (services) with it's taxonomies (locations) -- example of custom post type (services) and example of ...
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w3 total cache and sitemap.xml

I have been installing lately w3 total cache on my wordpress site and today webmaster tools has been mailing an error by sitemap.xml crawling. Sitemap ist HTML. Is anybody experienced this issue with ...
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wp_list_pages sort order by custom nav menu order

Does anyone know of a way to create a sitemap by using wp_list_pages and have the order by the same orders a custom nav menu?
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I need help locating a URL that is on my site map, but that I can't find in my Wordpress dashboard

I hired a developer to implement the LearnDash plugin on my Wordpress site. He wasn't able to finish the project and left my site with several unnecessary pages and plugins. I want to get my site back ...
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Where is All in One SEO Pack sitemap.xml located?

I used the XML Sitemaps in the All in One SEO Pack plugin to generate my sitemap. When I type in the site address/sitemap.xml (http://flysuas.ie/sitemap.xml) the sitemap appears. I want to get rid ...
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Where do upload sitemap.xml in WordPress?

I uploaded my sitemap.xml to my Index of folder. I tried to open sitemap.xml by example.com/sitemap.xml but it won't work. If I try with example.com/wp-admin/sitemap.xml it will open my sitemap.xml. ...
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Wordpress site running on Yoast not being indexed into Google News [closed]

I have a site that was migrated a week ago from Movable Type 4 to WordPress and ever since then, the posts are not getting indexed into Google News. We used the same meta key that we used on MT4 and ...
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What is this error message?

After installing wordpress and some plugins i am getting this error when i create a sitemap. I realy have no idea what this is and how to solve. Any help would realy be appreciated! Warning: ...
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Where to put robot.txt and sitemap.xml for wordpress installed in its own directory

My website is setup where wordpress is installed in it's own subdirectory, but the content is served as though it's at the domain root. (This wordpress codex page details the configuration) Wordpress ...
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Disable parent in wp_list_pages - Wordpress

I have the following code the generates the sitemap. wp_list_pages( array( 'exclude' => '5', ...
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Create a sitemap without a plugin - get parent pages only?

I want to create a sitemap that only includes parent pages only. This is the code I use usually to get parent pages only: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'post_parent' => 0, '...
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Uploading sitemap.xml

I want to insert my own sitemap.xml in wordpress. I don't want to use any Plugins Like Google XML Sitemaps, XML Sitemaps. I want to get a output as a xml format like below. But By using The Plugins ...
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Changing Post Sitemap Frequency to Hourly [closed]

I'm in the process of overhauling my site and I need to make sure Google is getting the most recent versions throughout the process. I'm using WordPress with the Yoast SEO plugin. In their knowledge ...
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Adding a page summary to a specific page

I know that a list of posts is generated automatically in WordPress, but what I have been looking for is to have a summary of pages, possibly in a hierarchic format, that resides at the side of a ...
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Password protected sites

I'm doing WP page for some small school. I wish to give some special area available just for the teachers. I created one password-protected page which works just fine. I would like to create more and ...
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How to put the site map to every post?

The site map is like this: Menu_A >> Sub_menu_b >> Post It appears in every forum. How can I put this to the top of every post? I admit that this question is so easy, and I have ...
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Unlimited Page Sitemap Link

I am trying to display all the product links (7000+) of woocommerce, but I get a blank result when doing so. When I set 'posts_per_page' to 2000, it returns a result. More than 2000 returns a blank ...
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3 different ways to check the number of pages on site gives 3 different answers

I entered this command into Google: site:g33ktalk.com And it returned 659 pages. But when I created a sitemap with this service: http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/ it showed me 498 pages crawled. And ...
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How can I see a list of all pages my WordPress site has generated?

I would like to be able to to see some sort of list of all the individual pages my WordPress site has generated that would inevitably be visible to a user or a search engine. For example, I know tags ...
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WordPress sitemap with Custom Post Types

This is a really neat idea but I'd like to expand upon it. In his post, David Kennedy writes out some code to allow a basic wp_list_pages type feature for Custom Post Types to use as a sitemap. His ...
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Custom post type + category archive page

I have default post type "post" and created custom post type "restaurants". I have categories (not taxonomy): cat1 and cat2. I want to work with same categories on both post types and I don't want to ...
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WordPress sitemap “Extra content at the end of the document”

I have used WordPress with the plugin to generate a sitemap on request (in my case it was "All In One SEO Pack"). In the beginning, everything worked fine, but at some moment I found that the sitemap ...
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Sitemap not containing all pages

I have a database of all the towns / counties / postcodes in the UK - and using a plugin I am able to dynamically generate a page for each town. However, in the site map - there are only about 25 ...
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How to noindex, follow a specific category wordpress?

Google appears to be ignoring my robots.txt (despite being valid) How do I noindex, follow a specific category without plugins?
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Sitemap in blank

I change from all in one seo to Seopress, about 2/3 weeks ago and I still do not have a sitemap, I thought the plugin will generated by itself. Do I need to do something for this to happen? thanks in ...
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Have custom post type posts show under regular posts in sitemap (Yoast)

I have a custom post type called FAQs, and I'm using Yoast SEO to generate a sitemap. The sitemap gets generated like it should, but it creates a completely separate sitemap for the FAQ post type, so ...