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Constant errors with sitemap, latest: XML Parsing Error (5 posts)

  1. jamminjames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It seems every time I check on the sitemap created by WordPress SEO by Yoast, I have to hold my breath, because I know it's probably not going to be working for some reason.

    Today when I checked it, I got this error:
    XML Parsing Error: no element found
    Location: http://www.humortimes.com/sitemap_index.xml
    Line Number 1, Column 1: ^

    So, once again, there is no sitemap available. In the past, it's been other things that caused it not to work. It seems to be very fragile.

    How can I correct this error, and make the sitemap more stable?



  2. jamminjames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Using XML Sitemap Generator for WordPress for now...

  3. Jack
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm having this same problem. I was using the Quick Cache plugin, but disabled that for now and deleted the cache. Still no sitemap is generated, same error as jamminjames.

  4. jamminjames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Unfortunately, SEO by Yoast never seems to reply to support posts here. Besides this problem, many have requested, for many months now, that the pre-populated SEO Title blank on SEO by Yoast's section for posts be editable, but there's been no answer or even acknowledgement of this popular request.

  5. Jack
    Posted 2 years ago #

    That's sad. The only reason I wanted to try this plugin was that it supposedly can create a sitemap of NextGen images.

    For now I reverted to my 'old' situation: Genesis SEO, Google XML Sitemap plugin. Both are great.

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