Companion Sitemap Generator

Description

What is a sitemap?

A sitemap is a list of pages of your website accessible to crawlers or users, typically organized in hierarchical fashion.

Sitemaps make relationships between pages and other content components.
It shows shape of information space in overview.
Sitemaps can demonstrate organization, navigation, and labeling system.

Plugin Features

  1. Easily create a sitemap which is then updated every hour, or can be updated manually at any time via the wordpress dashboard.
  2. Select pages/posts that you do not wish to include in your sitemap
  3. Display an HTML sitemap on any page using an shortcode
  4. Edit your robots.txt file

Screenshots

  • Sitemap dashboard
  • Exclude posts from sitemap
  • Quickly update via dashboard
  • Edit robots file
  • HTML Sitemap

Installation

Manual install

  1. Download Companion Sitemap Generator.
  2. Upload the ‘Companion Sitemap Generator’ directory to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  3. Activate Companion Sitemap Generator from your Plugins page.

Via WordPress

  1. Search for ‘Companion Sitemap Generator’.
  2. Click install.
  3. Activate.

Settings

  1. Configure this plugin via Tools > Sitemap or via Tools > Robots.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Manual install

  1. Download Companion Sitemap Generator.
  2. Upload the ‘Companion Sitemap Generator’ directory to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  3. Activate Companion Sitemap Generator from your Plugins page.

Via WordPress

  1. Search for ‘Companion Sitemap Generator’.
  2. Click install.
  3. Activate.

Settings

  1. Configure this plugin via Tools > Sitemap or via Tools > Robots.

Reviews

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Contributors & Developers

“Companion Sitemap Generator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Companion Sitemap Generator” has been translated into 1 locale. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

3.1.3

  • Improvement: HTML sitemap pages now have hierarchy

3.1.2

  • Fix: Pages not being added to sitemap

3.1.1

  • Fix: Update not working

3.1.0

  • New: Exclude post types.
  • New: Added classes to the HTML sitemap list to allow styling.
  • New: Added button to quicker insert HTML sitemap into a page.
  • Fix: Empty post types are no longer shown in HTML sitemap.

3.0.4

  • WordPress 4.7 Support

3.0.3

  • Few minor fixes

3.0.2

  • Fix: Some strings could not be translated.
  • Fix: You could not exclude posts from multiple post types.
  • Improvement: Minor dashboard improvement.
  • New: Update sitemap from plugin dashboard.

3.0.1

  • Fix: After selecting posts all posts were selected

3.0

  • Completely rewrote the plugin fixing sooo many bugs
  • Fix: Better errors
  • Fix: auto-updating of sitemap
  • New: HTML-sitemap shortcode
  • New: Sitemap is updated every hour
  • New: Better robots dashboard
  • New: Better sitemap dashboard
  • New: Remove pages/posts etc. from sitemap
  • Improvement: Better dashboard widget
  • Improvement: Cleaner code
  • Improvement: Better update handling

2.0.2

  • Fully migrated translations to translate.wordpress.org

2.0.1

  • Fixed: Plugin has no valid header error on fresh install

2.0.0

  • AUTO-UPDATING: Quite a few people asked for this feature, and now it’s here: Auto-update, your sitemap will now update very day, no need to do this mannualy any more.
  • Native support for translations so that anyone can help translate this plugin to their own language.
  • Fully translated to dutch.

1.9

  • Fetch post types: Automatically fetch all existing post types
  • Robots.txt editor
  • Exclude pages from sitemap
  • Better buttons & better errors

1.8

  • Ability to add/remove (custom) post types
  • Big redesign of the dashboard

1.7

  • Support for WordPress 4.5
  • Added post support
  • Added Woocommerce Product support
  • It SHOULD work with unlimited pages now (limit was 9000 before)
  • Removed Frequency tag
  • Fixed concept posts/pages being added to sitemap and breaking the sitemap
  • Added formal dutch translation

1.5

  • Dutch language support
  • Minor redesign for dashboard

1.0

  • Initital release