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[resolved] Cannot complete building sitemap since WP3.1.2 update (5 posts)

  1. mediabaron
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Seems like it stopped working after the upgrade to WordPress 3.1.2 but could have been before this but it was right around the same time.

    Doesn't appear to be a memory issue as others are also appearing to have problems and I have WordPress and MySQL set for extra memory (I have the plugin set for 35MB). I've adjusted wp-config and another file on the server for more memory.

    Trying to manually rebuild leads to a white screen. I've repaired and optimized the database, still no-go.

  2. dbykadorov
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Seems i have the same problem: when i'm trying to open sitemap, wordpress displays an error "ERROR: sitemap is not a valid feed template.".

    Plugin version 4.0b4

  3. mediabaron
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've temporarily switched to using Google News Sitemap since the current version of Google XML Sitemaps isn't working.

    I may switch to WordPress SEO by Yoast to generate the sitemap in the near future but it's quite a bit of set-up.

  4. dbykadorov
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    @WordPress SEO@ seems to be a good solution, thanks

  5. mediabaron
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    SOLVED!!!

    In the Google XML Sitemaps settings is a checkbox for:
    [] Add sitemap URL to the virtual robots.txt file.

    Uncheck that box. Once I unchecked that box I was able to manually rebuild my sitemap like before.

    I left the existing robots.txt file in the root of my website which contains:

    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /images/
    sitemap: http://www.hawaii247.com/sitemap.xml

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