Add a Site Map to Wordpress

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

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    To do this, we'll log into our administrator site of Wordpress
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    Once we get to our dashboard, we'll make sure to click "Plugins" in the bottom-left part of the pane
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    Once the "Plugins" page loads, we'll click on "Add New"
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    We search for "Google xml"
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    We'll click "Install Now" next to "Google XML Sitemaps"
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    We choose to install it now. This program has over 1 million of active installations. We can note that this is a quite popular tool.
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    We click "Activate Plugin"
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    We'll see that the plugin will be activated.
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    We go to the settings
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    We hover the mouse cursor over "Settings".
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    Then, we click "XML-Sitemap"
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    The page will show where site map is located.
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    We click the URL next to "The URL to your sitemap index file is"
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    We copy the URL in the navigation bar
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    Now, we can go to "Google Search Console"
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    Formerly, it was called "Google Webmaster Tools".
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    We click on the first site in this tutorial
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    From "Search Console", we click "Crawl"
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    We click "Sitemaps"
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    We can click "ADD/TEST SITEMAP"
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    We copy the end of the URL, "sitemap.xml"
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    We paste it into the "Add/Test Sitemap" box.
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    We click "Test Sitemap"
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    We close the "Sitemap" test by clicking "Close sitemap test"
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    We use the same "sitemap.xml" in the "Add/Test Sitemap" box
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    We click "Submit Sitemap" now
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    We click "Refresh the page."
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    In this video, there is an old site map, which we check
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    We click "Delete" to delete it now.
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That was how to add a site map using the "Google XML Sitemaps" plugin as well as "Google Search Console". If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below.

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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