The first WordPress XML Sitemap plugin that comes with comprehensive support for Sitemapindex, Multi-site and Google News sitemap.
* Marked as WordPress 4.0 compatible. * Added `bwp_gxs_excluded_posts` filter hook to page sitemap module. It should be possible to use an array of page ids to exclude certain pages from the page sitemap. * Added a `News name` setting (in *XML Sitemaps >> Google News Sitemap*). * Other minor fixes and enhancements.
no-cacheheaders are sent to ensure a proper debugging environment.
bwp_gxs_excluded_postsfilter hook to let users exclude posts using an array of IDs instead of an SQL string. This is meant to replace
bwp_gxs_post_wherefilter hook when using to exclude certain posts. More info here.
bwp_gxs_excluded_termsfilter hook as a taxonomy-equivalent to
bwp_gxs_excluded_posts, this works the same as (and deprecates)
bwp_gxs_sitemap_lastmodfilter hook to let users modify last modified dates of sitemaps inside a sitemapindex programmatically when needed.
Important Update Note:
Next major version (1.4.0) will have Image and Video sitemap support, so make sure you stay alerted!
As you might have guessed, this release focuses on improving the new Google News Sitemap Module which was introduced in 1.2.0. Below are some enhancements:
bwp_gxs_news_name) that allows you to set a custom sitename without having to change the sitename setting inside WordPress.
Other functionality of BWP GXS remains the same, so test the News sitemap as much as you can and report any bug you may stumble upon. Enjoy :).
#and external or empty ones, are now removed from sitemaps.
Report bugs, request features here: http://betterwp.net/community/forum/2/bwp-google-xml-sitemaps/
postpost type sitemaps to show up even when disabled.
Note that the site sitemap will be enabled, while the author sitemap will be disabled by default.
post.xmlinto 20 parts (i.e. from
post_part20.xml). This helps you bypass the 50,000 URLs limit without having to build your custom modules, and also helps make your sitemaps smaller, lighter, and of course faster to generate. This plugin has been tested on sites that have nearly 200K posts and it took less than 1 second to generate the sitemapindex.
%category%in permalink structure.
For a detailed description of each new feature, please refer to the release announcement.
Due to major changes in core it is suggested that you clear the logs using the new 'Clear All Logs' button and double-check the Generator's settings. Have fun and please rate this plugin 5 stars if you like it, thanks!
Thanks everyone for using this plugin!
This change will make all logs' contents change as well. To remove redundant logs, please deactivate this plugin and then reactivate it.
bwp_gxs_add_rewrite_rulesaction now becomes
bwp_gxs_rewrite_rulesfilter (the hook used to add your own sitemaps).
For people using a cache plugin, please visit the FAQ section for a possible compatibility fix.
http://example.com/sitemap.xmlto view your sitemapindex. You can submit it too if you want. Important: Make sure you don't have any real sitemap.xml file in your website's root. Also, you will have to flush all rewrite rules, by either deactivating and then reactivating this plugin, or simply go to Permalink Settings and click on Save Changes.
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0.7
Last Updated: 2014-9-23
Active Installs: 100,000+
0 of 4 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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