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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by NaveenKumar47, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. NaveenKumar47

    NaveenKumar47 Newbie

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    I want to delete my old site map from website so is that possible or not if possible then how share your suggestion thanx.
     
  2. trustourseo

    trustourseo Regular Member

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    Yes it is possible. But according to my kind suggestion, instead of deletion better you can update the sitemap. what do you think mate???
     
  3. SEO Power

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    Log into your hosting account's file manager, search for a file entitled sitemap.xml, select it, and delete it. It's not advisable to delete your sitemap though.
     
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    Why exactly are you trying to delete it?
     
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    Don't delete it but update it. If you know what are you dong exactly then loginto your hosting account. Go to file manager and delete the sitemap.
    If you are using wordpress, see the link in the above post.
     
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    I would advise you to rename your old sitemap to sitemap2.xml or something like that and do not update it or delete it, then you can create a new sitemap and only update that one. I am saying this, because deleting a sitemap will have a very negative effect in search engine visibility, if that sitemap is big (over 100 links indexed). Creating a new sitemap will leave the indexed links in your old sitemap "untouched" and you will not have to put extra effort in the new sitemap to get the old links indexed again.