How to generate a sitemap in Drupal?

by aniyah.green , in category: SEO , 7 months ago

How to generate a sitemap in Drupal?

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by domenico.weimann , 7 months ago

@aniyah.green 

To generate a sitemap in Drupal, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install and enable the XML sitemap module: Go to the Extend tab in your Drupal admin dashboard. Search for "XML sitemap" and click on the checkbox next to the module's name. Scroll down and click on the "Install" button.
  2. Configure the XML sitemap module: After enabling the module, go to the Configuration tab in the Drupal admin menu and click on "XML sitemap". Here, you can configure various options such as the sitemap path, content types to include/exclude, priority settings, etc. Adjust these settings according to your needs.
  3. Generate the sitemap: In the XML sitemap module configuration page, click on the "Run" link under "Sitemap" to generate your sitemap. By default, the sitemap will be generated and saved in XML format on your website.
  4. Access and test the sitemap: The sitemap can be accessed by appending "/sitemap.xml" to your website's domain. For example, if your website's domain is "example.com", you can access the sitemap by visiting "example.com/sitemap.xml". It's important to ensure that the sitemap is accessible and all the links are functional.
  5. Submit your sitemap to search engines: Once you have generated your sitemap, it's recommended to submit it to search engines like Google. This helps search engines discover and crawl your website more efficiently. You can submit your sitemap through the search engine's webmaster tools or by using a sitemap submission plugin.


By following these steps, you should be able to generate a sitemap for your Drupal website.