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How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by RichardChan » Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:36 pm

Hi Friends,

I have created a website https://www.officialmexicoinsurance.com/ in Joomla CMS But When I checked its sitemap https://www.officialmexicoinsurance.com/sitemap.xml, It showing Error ?

How to Fix this issue?

Please help.

Thanks,

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by effrit » Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:09 pm

hi
seems like you use component for sitemap generations, so you must check the path for xml in it.
for example, for OsMap it will be your_site/index.php?option=com_osmap&view=xml&id=1.
so check in your component admin panel for some field with such link.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by mandville » Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:47 pm

well i found it easily, your using content tree and its showing way to much information than it should

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 am

@mandville, the question was not about html page, but .xml for google bot.
this specific page generated on special url and must be put in robots.txt for better/faster site crawling by search bots.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by LewisPearsonuk » Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:40 am

Hello, Thanks for your question. I advice you to use jsitemap plugin for sitemap. This is one of the best SEO plugin for Sitemap. If you need any further help reply this thread.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by SharkyKZ » Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:21 am

XML version of your sitemap is here https://www.officialmexicoinsurance.com ... format=xml.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by mandville » Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:28 am

effrit wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 am
@mandville, the question was not about html page, but .xml for google bot.
wasn't quite explained that way. But still
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by Webdongle » Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:54 am

mandville wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:28 am
effrit wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 am
@mandville, the question was not about html page, but .xml for google bot.
wasn't quite explained that way. But still
No it wasn't. The OP just said that the url he checked (for his sitemap) doesn't work). They did not specify where they are going to place it when they fix the issue.
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:13 am

@Webdongle, yes. If u put topic in SEO thread, ask about .xml sitemap - it's just mean nothing.
It's just mean u wan working xml file for... something abstract :D.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by Webdongle » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:37 am

@effrit
Once the OP has worked out (and successfully tested) the sitemap url then robots.txt is not the only place he can place it. The OP was not asking about placing the url in the robots.txt they are asking how to get the correct link.

@RichardChan
What are you using to generate the sitemap?
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:48 am

@Webdongle my answer was not about paste in robots txt, but about "TS asking about XML not HTML sitemap". So addition info was about difference of this type of pages.
And if u try to read the thread u will see what SharkyKZ already give the correct answer.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by Webdongle » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:53 pm

effrit wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:48 am
@Webdongle my answer was not about paste in robots txt, ...
Yes you did
effrit wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 am
... .xml for google bot.
this specific page generated on special url and must be put in robots.txt ...
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:24 pm

Try read all answer not the part u liked.

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by jgomito » Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:01 pm

Also, you can create manually a xml sitemap

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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by bluesardine » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:16 pm

I use online xml sitemaps .com works for me then just upload to the public_html folder job done.
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by Webdongle » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:59 pm

That will not work for Joomla will it?
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by bluesardine » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:14 pm

Webdongle wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:59 pm
That will not work for Joomla will it?
Can I ask why? I have used for ages, the sitemap shows up all my links and when submitted to Google webmaster tools no errors are shown... https://www.peterhaken.com/sitemap.xml

Or am i missing something?
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by Webdongle » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:31 pm

It does not just list links from menu items it also lists the non seo friendly urls that Joomla generates on the fly. To me that is 'doesn't work on Joomla' because there is no control over what is generated.
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: How to Fix XML Sitemap Issue in My Website?

Post by bluesardine » Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:28 pm

Webdongle wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:31 pm
It does not just list links from menu items it also lists the non seo friendly urls that Joomla generates on the fly. To me that is 'doesn't work on Joomla' because there is no control over what is generated.
Yes ok I agree, i tend to remove unwanted stuff, I do also use J Sitemap pro, I was just advising there are quick simple methods avilable.
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