Until the tools evolve, you can develop these manually for the biggest opportunity markets and your most important content. Hopefully this will be the solution to this massive problem of local content wrapped multinational sites scale being given the same relevance treatment as smaller single country sites. … [Read more...] about How To Implement The hreflang Element Using XML Sitemaps
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The major search engines have announced an update to the sitemaps.org protocol which enables site owners to store their XML Sitemap files in any location — even on a different domain than the one referenced in the Sitemap. This will be a welcome change for those who manage multiple domains and would like to keep all Sitemap files in one place, as well as for those who would like to store their Sitemap in a location other than the root. … [Read more...] about You Can Now Store Your XML Sitemap Files Anywhere!
So that's one thing to watch out for. But past that, it's kind of irrelevant where you place your site map file. If you submit that in Search Console directly, then you'll see the status of the submission. You'll see if it's being processed. You'll see how many of those URLs are being indexed. … [Read more...] about Google: Does It Matter Where Your XML Sitemap File Is Located?
The template with a for loop to iterate of a context object called pages. It should be a Python tuple, where the first element is the URL, and the second one is the last modification timestamp.Our original pandas data frame has one index (the URL) and one column (the timestamp). We can call pandas itertuples() which will create a sequence that will be rendered nicely as an XML sitemap.This is at least 10 times simpler than building the sitemaps from scratch! … [Read more...] about Reorganizing XML Sitemaps with Python for Fun & Profit
You can now remove your XML Sitemaps from the new version of the Google Search Console. Pedro Dias first spotted this and posted about this on Twitter. You can go to your Sitemap report and click on a sitemap you want to remove, then the three dots to remove that sitemap. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Now Allows Removal Of XML Sitemaps