WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap

Description

HTML sitemap helps website visitors navigating through a website. WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap plugin provides facility to generate shortcode and show HTML sitemap using generated shortcode. If you are running WordPress website having large number of CMS pages and blogs, this plugin can be really useful for you. This plugin is very simple and easy to use, yet it provides various configuration options to generate sitemap shortcode and place it anywhere on the website.

Features Overview

  • Easy to install and configure
  • Offers wide variety of settings for pages and posts
  • Helpful in SEO as Google still values the HTML sitemap
  • Provides options to generate shortcode and use on any page or post
  • Allows interlinking pages and post easily

Page shortcode example and parameters

Here is an example of shortcode to generate HTML Sitemap for pages

[wshs_list post_type="page" name="Page Sitemap" order_by="title" show_image="true" image_width="30" image_height="30" content_limit="140" show_date="true" date="created" date_format="F j, Y" depth="4" layout="single-column" position="left"]

Explanation of parameters:

  • post_type=”page” – This shortcode will generate HTML sitemap of pages
  • name=”Page Sitemap” – You can specify sitemap heading (title)
  • order_by=”title” – Pages will be ordered by title alphabetically in ascending order
  • child_of=”” – To specify the parent page by adding parent page ID
  • show_image=”true” – A small image of all pages will be included, if it is not available then placeholder image will be shown
  • image_width=”30″ – Images will be 30 pixels wider
  • image_height=”30″ – Height of the image will be 30 pixels
  • content_limit=”140″ – Excerpt will be included under the post title with maximum 140 characters
  • show_date=”true” – The date will appear for all items in the sitemap
  • date=”created” – Date when the page was created
  • date_format=”F j, Y” – How the date will appear (in this case it will be like June 29, 2018)
  • layout=”single-column” – To show the sitemap in single column or in two columns
  • position=”left” – For two-columns, you can choose to show sitemap in left or right column
  • horizontal=”true” – This will generate sitemap having horizontal view
  • separator=” |” – Allows to add separator like ‘|’ or ‘/’ or ‘\’
  • exclude=”100,122,155″ – Comma separated list of post IDs to exclude from the sitemap.

Post shortcode example and parameters

Here is an example of shortcode to generate HTML Sitemap for posts

[wshs_list post_type="post" name="Post Sitemap" order_by="title" show_image="true" image_width="30" image_height="30" content_limit="140" show_date="true" date="created" date_format="F j, Y" layout="single-column" taxonomy="category" terms="wordpress-plugins"]

Explanation of parameters:

  • post_type=”post” – This shortcode will generate HTML sitemap of posts
  • name=”Post Sitemap” – You can specify sitemap heading (title)
  • order_by=”title” – Posts will be ordered by title alphabetically in ascending order
  • show_image=”true” – A small image of all pages will be included, if it is not
  • image_width=”30″ – Images will be 30 pixels wider
  • image_height=”30″ – Height of the image will be 30 pixels
  • content_limit=”140″ – Excerpt will be included under the post title with maximum 140 characters
  • show_date=”true” – The date will appear for all items in the sitemap
  • date=”created” – Date when the page was created
  • date_format=”F j, Y” – How the date will appear (in this case it will be like June 29, 2018)
  • layout=”full” – To show the sitemap in full page or in half view
  • position=”left” – For half layout, you can choose to show sitemap in left or right column
  • taxonomy=”category” – To include custom taxonomy
  • terms=”wordpress-plugins” – To include term of the custom taxonomy
  • horizontal=”true” – This will generate sitemap having horizontal view
  • separator=” |” – Allows to add separator like ‘|’ or ‘/’ or ‘\’
  • exclude=”100,122,155″ – Comma separated list of post IDs to exclude from the sitemap.

Important note: If you like to generate a sitemap having both posts and pages, you need to use two shortcodes. One for the pages and another for the posts.

If you like learn more about shortcode parameters and other configuration options available at admin area, please take a look at here WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin

Please feel free to connect with me in case if you find any difficulties using this plugin, I’ll remain attentive to comments. You can use this form to connect with me https://freelancer-coder.com/contact-wordpress-developer/

Screenshots

  • Page Sitemap Configuration Options
  • Post Sitemap Configuration Options
  • Documentation With Shortcode Overview
  • Page Sitemap
  • Post Sitemap
  • Sitemap With Horizontal View
  • Two Column Layout Sitemap
  • Page Sitemap With Image, Excerpt And Date
  • Post Sitemap With Image, Excerpt And Date
  • CPT And Taxonomy Sitemap
  • Category Sitemap

Installation

Installation process is very simple for WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin. Ways to install plugin:

Installation with FTP:

  1. Download WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin.
  2. Extract plugin.
  2. Upload WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin directory to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory.
  3. Go to Plugins option from left menu and activate 'WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap' plugin from the list.

Installation with Upload method via WordPress admin panel:

  1. Download WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin.
  2. Go to plugins page by clicking on Plugins menu item from left menu.
  3. Click on 'Add New' option.
  4. Upload the plugin and activate.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Installation process is very simple for WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin. Ways to install plugin:

Installation with FTP:

  1. Download WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin.
  2. Extract plugin.
  2. Upload WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin directory to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory.
  3. Go to Plugins option from left menu and activate 'WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap' plugin from the list.

Installation with Upload method via WordPress admin panel:

  1. Download WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap Plugin.
  2. Go to plugins page by clicking on Plugins menu item from left menu.
  3. Click on 'Add New' option.
  4. Upload the plugin and activate.
Support available?

Yes, I will provide support for any of the query, please allow 48 hours to get back to you.

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Contributors & Developers

“WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release of this plugin