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[resolved] Google Sitemap Plugin for Multisite and W3 Total Cache (11 posts)

  1. robnalexpress
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm seeking recommendations of a Google Sitemap plugin that works with multisite and W3 Total Cache. Thanks!

  2. Yoast's WordPress SEO plugin has one built in.

  3. robnalexpress
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    @Ipstenu- Thanks. That looks like it might be overkill just to get the sitemap, and I'm really happy with the SEO features built into my Headway Theme- wouldn't want to add something to the mix that might conflict. My sites come up on page 1 or 2 from the targeted search queries.

  4. tgeorge
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Maybe the plug-in "Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps" :

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bwp-google-xml-sitemaps/

    It's based on "Google XML Sitemaps", and adds multi-site support.

  5. I found pretty much any XML sitemap plugin worked, if I activated it per-site. If you're trying to make one master sitemap for ALL sites on your network, that's a slightly different thing.

  6. robnalexpress
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Maybe the plug-in "Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps" :

    @tgeorge- Tried it and having issues with W3TC described here.

    I found pretty much any XML sitemap plugin worked, if I activated it per-site. If you're trying to make one master sitemap for ALL sites on your network, that's a slightly different thing.

    How would that work with one sitemap file for 2 sites?

  7. How would that work with one sitemap file for 2 sites?

    I'm not sure what you're asking. No two sites have the same sitemap.

    Unless you're trying to make ONE sitemap to have the posts from ALL your sites, a Sitemap is individual to your site.

  8. robnalexpress
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    @Ipstenu- Thanks- I think I get it. I'm just really cranky from having to spend so much time with compatibility issues of multisite + W3TC + plugins, and without a solution. One day I hope to move the sub-site to its own WP installation, but fear that's going to be like surgically separating Siamese twins.

  9. One day I hope to move the sub-site to its own WP installation, but fear that's going to be like surgically separating Siamese twins.

    Somewhat ;)

    If you don't have to worry about the users, it's pretty easy. And either way, you can't (easily) copy over site options so you have to re-do your widgets etc.

    Content is easy, though.

  10. robnalexpress
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Got the plugin Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps working with some super support from the author.

    If you don't have to worry about the users, it's pretty easy. And either way, you can't (easily) copy over site options so you have to re-do your widgets etc.

    Yep- I've done it before, but is does take some time for an O.C. person to get it all put back together right. I wonder how a 2nd WordPress install would be setup on my VPS at liquidweb? It's managed, so I'm sure they can set it up for me- I just wonder about the location on the server.

    Anyway, this thread is resolved. Thanks to all!

  11. I tend to just spin them up myself. Make a DB, upload the files, have a beer.

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