How to Easily Create Sitemap in Magento - Step by Step Guide

How to Easily Create Sitemap in Magento – Step by Step Guide

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MAGENTO SITEMAP:

  • Magento sitemap improves the way your products of the store are indexed by search engines.
  • A sitemap is specifically designed to easily find pages that might be overlooked by web crawlers.
  • It is a way for webmasters to inform search engines and users about your Magento website structure.
  • It provides a quick overview of the organization of your catalog to the visitors.

STEPS FOR CREATING THE SITEMAP IN MAGENTO:

Step 1:

  • Go to Marketing >> SEO & Search >> Site Map and add your sitemap by clicking on “Add Sitemap” button

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  • Enter the name for your sitemap, example: sitemap.xml
  • Enter the path for your sitemap, example: “/sitemap/” or “/” for the base path (path must be writable )

Step 2:

  • Go to Stores >> Configuration >> Catalog >> XML Sitemap and configure default settings for your sitemap.
  • Open XML Sitemap >> Catalog >> open Categories Options

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Frequency Field

Anyone of the following can be selected.

  • Always
  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Never
Priority Field The value between 0.0 and 1.0 can enter and if the priority is the lowest then set zero.

 

 

 

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Step 3:

  • Go to Stores >> Configuration >> Catalog >> XML Sitemap >>Open Products Options.

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Frequency Field Anyone of the following can be selected.

  • Always
  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Never
Priority Field The value between 0.0 and 1.0 can enter and if the priority is the lowest then set zero.
 Add images into Sitemap

 

Select one of the following to determine the extent that images are included in the sitemap

  • None
  • Base Only
  • All

Step 4:

  • Go to Stores >> Configuration >> Catalog >> XML Sitemap >>Open CMS Page options.

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  • CMS Page options >> Fill the Frequency and Priority as mentioned above for Product option section.

Step 5:

CONFIGURING SITEMAP GENERATION SETTING:

  • Go to Stores >> Configuration >> Catalog >> XML Sitemap >>Open Generation Setting.

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Enable Field Set Enabled field into Yes
Start Time Set the time when sitemap generation should start
Frequency Set how often you want your sitemap to be updated. Choose one of the following:

  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
Error Email Recipient Enter an email where you should receive potential error reports occurs during a sitemap update.
Error Email Sender Configure store default sender of the email. Choose one of the following:

  • General Contact
  • Sales representative
  • Customer support
  • Custom email
Error Email Sender Choose the template used for the error notification.

Step 6:

Configuring sitemap file Limits and Search Engine submission settings

  • Go to Stores >> Configuration >> Catalog >> XML Sitemap >>Open File Limits.

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Maximum No of URLs Per File Set the maximum number of URLs per file. The default limit is 50,000.
Maximum File Size Set the maximum file size in bytes (Default size is 10,485,760 bytes).
Enable Submission to Robots.txt Select Yes to provide instructions to search engines that crawl your site by using a robots.txt file.

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The steps I mentioned above are the simple and easy process for you to create a sitemap in Magento 2. With this guide, you can create the sitemap in Magento 2  easily.

Now, you can easily integrate your Magento store with the back-end ERP/CRM system to automate the business process!

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