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Removed /index.php/ but sitemap includes index.php

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Community Member, 1 Post

13 July 2011 at 10:27pm

Hi everyone,

I know the index.php removal / mod_rewrite thing has been done to death across this forum! I have removed the index.php using .htaccess, but have an issue that the googlesitemap module is still including the index.php.

My question is how do I remove the index.php from automatically showing up in the sitemap.xml? In theory it is not a major issue (the links with index.php still work), but it means the links are coming up on the Google results with index.php, which I don't like.

Another question (related), is that the Google search is showing the date of the page creation on every page - taking up some of the meta description. Is there a way of removing this? (It seems like a Silverstripe thing as quite a lot of the pages under search term 'Silverstripe' have the same thing...)

Thanks for your help



Community Member, 10 Posts

4 October 2011 at 9:29pm


Can you show me the way you have removed the index.php from the .htaccess file? Cannot remove it...




Community Member, 19 Posts

8 October 2011 at 1:40pm

I had the same problem and my .htaccess file was empty - no content at all.

This thread sorted it out, now index.php no longer shows


Community Member, 10 Posts

10 October 2011 at 3:57pm

Dear lightbeard,

Thank you for your answer. I've already fixed it... it was dealing with the mod_rewrite in which I had to change the None to All for the AllowOverride All...