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Google Sitemap module


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Mans

Community Member, 21 Posts

14 March 2009 at 1:47am

Hi,

Learning that there is a module for creating Google Sitemaps in the svn, I downloaded the files, put the trunk on my ss server (in a folder called googlesitemaps), and rebuilt my database.

Now what? I am probably missing something obvious, but how do I make the module create a sitemap.xml?

Yours,
MÃ¥ns

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cnyaviary

Community Member, 12 Posts

14 March 2009 at 4:41am

You are actually all set. You can see the site map by going to

http://yoursite.com/sitemap.xml

Assuming that http://yoursite.com is the url for your silverstripe installation. The xml is created dynamically at the time of call.

Hope this helps.

George

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Mans

Community Member, 21 Posts

14 March 2009 at 5:18am

Amazing!
I'm feeling really dumb. Thanks a lot for the help.

/MÃ¥ns

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Acketh

Community Member, 4 Posts

25 March 2009 at 7:03am

Hi all,
I've just upgraded an installation of SS2.3.0 to 2.3.1, which includes the googlesitemaps module.

Everything else seems to be working fine, but when I try to view /sitemap.xml on my site, I see a mostly empty xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<urlset xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9">
   
</urlset>

I have a handful of published pages, and I've updated my database with http://localhost:8888/db/build?flush=1 - I'm not sure what to do next.

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Fred C.

Community Member, 18 Posts

28 April 2009 at 6:05am

Edited: 28/04/2009 6:41am

I'm experiencing the same issue as Acketh -- an empty urlset element. I also notice that there is no "advanced" area on the metadata tab, mentioned in the docs. In fact, except for the existence of the /sitemap.xml URI, I can't tell that the sitemap extension is doing anything. :(

[Silverstripe 2.3.1]

[UPDATE: this seems to be bug #3819: http://open.silverstripe.org/ticket/3819]
[UPDATE 2: still no UI showing up in the CMS, although the sitemap is now correctly populated.]