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[Plugin: WordPress SEO by Yoast] wordpress seo by yoast plugin: category-sitemap.xml 404 (6 posts)

  1. okay456okay
    Posted 4 years ago #

    My blog (静思学吧) installed wordpress seo by yoast plugin, and I edited my categories's description, seo title and description( generated by wordpress seo plugin), When I check my google webmaster tool this morning, it gave me errors for category-sitemap.xml, When I browse this link (http://www.jsxubar.info/category-sitemap.xml ), there is a 404 error found.
    I saw many websites have this problem, like:

    Any help !


  2. Julian
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Same for me!

  3. Arnoud
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I fixed this by editing each category via /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category

    At the very bottom of the editing page for a category there is a line: Include in sitemap?:

    By default it is set to "Automatic"
    When I changed that to "Always" the category-sitemap.xml was generated and no more 404 error.

  4. Ankur Gupta
    Posted 3 years ago #

    i was also having the same problem with category sitemap for my blog

    thanks, arnoud's solution worked.

  5. davidmcc3
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi Arnoud

    Yes, this work-around fixed my problem (reported by Google Webmaster Tools as "sitemap seems to contain html code" - it was pointing to a post!

    This doesn't seem to have been fixed in the latest update - I've installed this morning (prompted by the Plugins update indicator)

  6. Elja
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks Arnoud.

    I just started working with WordPress 2 weeks ago. This morning I installed the WordPress SEO plugin for the first time and I get the 404-problem.

    Your solution worked for me.

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