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  • Resolved mauwiks


    Hi Yoast!

    I’m wondering if do I need to register my new WordPress site under a different directory (/shop) of my root domain ( on Google Search Console, or can I just submit a new sitemap for it to be indexed by Google. Please enlighten me.

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    Thanks and Best regards,


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  • MariusG


    Yoast SEO can only create XML Sitemaps for the WordPress installation which is part of. If you build a new website on /shop/, then you can install Yoast SEO on it and the address for the XML Sitemaps (of the /shop/ website only) will be /shop/sitemap_index.xml.

    You can submit that address to Google Search Console too.

    Thread Starter mauwiks


    Thanks! So should I assume that this website is no different from a subdomain installation?

    Thread Starter mauwiks


    In regards to your response, I’m sorry but let me clarify it. What you mean by then is I do not need to submit my new /shop site on google search console, right? I just have to submit the sitemap through my main site that is currently registered or submitted on google search console which is

    Please correct me if I’m wrong. Thanks!

    Plugin Support devnihil


    @its7376 If the /shop area of your site is a different WordPress installation than the main domain, you would want to submit a sitemap for both and

    Plugin Support Michael Tina


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