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Are Sitemaps 1.2.1 Broken? (or I don't understand how sitemaps work)

edited September 2012 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.2

Hi, is the Plugin Sitemaps 1.2.1 broken? I'm using it with Version an it just creates a xml with my categories in it, but not the discussions. It looks like:


And at these links there are the other maps, but they just look like

<urlset> <url> <loc>http://</loc> </url> </urlset>

The code above is from

P.S. The greater than tags aren't in my sitemaps, they're from the code preview in this board.

Best Answer

  • ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    Accepted Answer

    Sitemaps don't need to list every link in your site. When a search bot hits the actual page it crawls actual links in the pages.

    Search engines are made to follow links in pages. That's how the vast web gets crawled.



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