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Are Sitemaps 1.2.1 Broken? (or I don't understand how sitemaps work)

edited September 2012 in Vanilla 2.0 Help

Hi, is the Plugin Sitemaps 1.2.1 broken? I'm using it with Version an it just creates a xml with my categories in it, but not the discussions. It looks like:


And at these links there are the other maps, but they just look like


The code above is from

P.S. The greater than tags aren't in my sitemaps, they're from the code preview in this board.

Best Answer

  • ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    Answer ✓

    Sitemaps don't need to list every link in your site. When a search bot hits the actual page it crawls actual links in the pages.

    Search engines are made to follow links in pages. That's how the vast web gets crawled.



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