This quick and easy tutorial will help you create a Sitemap for your blog. An XML Sitemap is a must have for any blogger looking to improve their SEO. Take a minute and make sure yours is set up.
You could create your own sitemap following Google’s instructions, or use an online, sitemap generator.
Lucky for us, creating a Sitemap with WordPress is super easy. Especailly for bloggers using the Yoast SEO plugin
Create a Sitemap using the Yoast SEO Plugin
If you haven’t yet, install and activate the Yoast SEO Plugin.
Once it is activated, navigate SEO > XML Sitemaps (not seeing this tab? You may have to activate it by going to Yoast SEO > Dashboard > Features and turn on Advanced Settings Page)
Click the enable button
Your XML Sitemap is now all ready to go!
To review your sitemap settings at anytime, navigate to this page and click the link next to “You can find your XML Sitemap here”.
As you create new pages and posts, the XML sitemap will automatically update for you.
Don’t you just love plugins that do the work for you?
You’re not done yet though. Now you need to give your sitemap to Google to help them find your blog. Copy that link to your sitemap and head over to the next tutorial.
Next Step: Submit your sitemap to Google.
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