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Problem with my sitemaps - google says they are html (3 posts)

  1. guitario
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    This is what my sitemaps look like.

    This XML Sitemap Index file contains 3 sitemaps.

    Sitemap Last Modified
    http://www.bournemouthguitarlessons.co.uk/post-sitemap.xml 2012-07-07 12:22
    http://www.bournemouthguitarlessons.co.uk/page-sitemap.xml 2012-07-07 20:48
    http://www.bournemouthguitarlessons.co.uk/category-sitemap.xml 2012-07-07 12:22

    So i submitted the index file /sitemap_index.xml and this is what happens in Google Webmaster tools.

    1

    Errors
    Sitemap is HTML
    Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format instead.
    2
    Sitemap: /category-sitemap.xml
    -
    Jul 7, 2012
    Sitemap: /post-sitemap.xml
    -
    Jul 7, 2012

    Can somebody shed some light on what happened please? I always had just 1 sitemap and suddenly it split into 3 so do i submit the index or do i submit all 3 sub sitemaps individually? I'm a bit lost and confused.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-seo/

  2. guitario
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Anyone please? My site isn't in the search results, and it was a couple days ago. Even when I search for the url nothing shows up.

  3. PhpcoSqsil
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    me too!

    Previously I had this problem (it remains unsolved...), but now GWT says they are html...

    I also have problems with Stripping category base...

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