How To Generate XML Sitemaps In WordPress


While creating a WordPress blog, we need to get the maximum amount of traffic on it. That’s how we make money from a blog. But, how to do that? For some traffic from search engines, we need to tell what’s our blog is about and our blog posts. We can do it by generating an XML sitemaps and submitting it to search console. In this post, we will show you that how can you generate XML sitemaps in WordPress using a plugin.

How To Generate XML Sitemaps In WordPress?

So, let’s get started. First of all, log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to add new plugins section.

Generate XML Sitemaps

There, search for Google XML Sitemaps plugin. Simply install it and activate it on your blog.

google xml sitemaps plugin

After activating the plugin, you can see the plugin’s settings under WordPress settings.

xml sitemaps

Simply go there. Under sitemap contents, select all the content that you need to add in your sitemap file.

sitemap content

After that, update the plugin settings.

update sitemap

After updating the plugin’s settings, you can view your WordPress blog’s sitemap URL there.

sitemap URL

Open the URL in a new tab and you can see your all available sitemaps there.

xml sitemap

You can submit the parent sitemap URLs to search console for indexing your blog. We hope this article helped you to generate XML sitemaps on WordPress with simple steps.

Do I Really Need To Generate XML Sitemaps?

For improving our blog’s SEO and generating more traffic, revenue or sales, we need to tell search engines about our posts, products, categories. By generating XML sitemaps and submitting them to any search console, your blog will get search engines attention. So, you will get more traffic on your blog.

You can also use the Yoast SEO plugin for generating XML sitemaps for your blog. By using Yoast, you can uninstall the Google XML sitemaps plugin on your blog. As a result, you will be able to use a single plugin for managing your SEO and sitemaps.


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