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how can I NOT use 'sitemap index'? (5 posts)

  1. sammond7
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    does anyone know how to instruct SEO WordPress by Yoast to NOT use sitemap index? It seems to do so automatically?

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/

  2. Ed Fritz
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Yes it is very simple. There is a check box to disable site maps in plug in .. Goto his plug in section named; /XML sitemap . At the top of page is box to 'check this box to enable xml functionality' uncheck box

  3. Ed Fritz
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I disable this feature and started getting 404's ...so I turned it on again..

  4. sammond7
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    To clarify, I want a sitemap. I just don't want the 'sitemap index' style of sitemap as it is causing issues.

  5. lc235
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    In the 'XML sitemaps' section within WordPress SEO by Yoast, you can uncheck the boxes in the 'exclude post types' and 'exclude taxonomies' sections. This should do the trick.

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