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[Propeople] Google News Sitemap


Plugin needed for generating XML sitemap for sending it to Google News. It analyzes the publication by date and shows web-form with next options if it is appropriate:

  • add this post to sitemap or not;
  • access type for reading;
  • genres of publication;
  • language, in which the article is written;
  • stock tickers;
  • geolocation data.

Also, plugin having a small tutorial, in which described the information on how to fill the options fields.

In addition, this plugin have the defaults settings, which will be applyed for all new publications.


  • Form and modal window with the tutorial on "add new" or "edit" post page.
  • Plugin settings by default on Plugins page.
  • Publication has been added more than two days ago and can't be included to sitemap.


WordPress instalation

  1. Upload propeople-google-news-sitemap to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Choose needed setting which will be applied as defaults for each new publication.

Requirements for backend and frontend

  • PHP 5.3 or higher
  • jQuery 1.0.0 or higher


How to fill the fields, which plugin provides?

When you adding the new publication, in web-form of plugin, there is a link How to fill this fields?, pressing on it, you will see the modal window with the tutorial.


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Contributors & Developers

“[Propeople] Google News Sitemap” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.0.1, November 12, 2013

  • Bug fix: [major] plugin isn’t work for multisite.

1.0.0, November 11, 2013

  • Initial release.