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Google XML Sitemap Generator

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Stu784, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Stu784

    Stu784 Regular Member

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    Hi,

    I've just started to plan a campaign for building backlinks to my deep pages on my blog.

    I went into Scrapebox and ran a Sitemap scraper to pull all the URLs for my blog.

    When I started to look at the URLs to sort them into category groups they appear to not be in the correct format:

    They should be in this format: hxxp://www.homepage.com/category/post

    However....

    They appear to be in this format: hxxp://www.homepage.com/post


    I then went to my /sitemap.xml link for my blog to find all the urls were in this incorrect format, when I click on any of the links all I get is a 404 error page.


    I can't see why this has happened and not sure how to correct it, any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Regards,
    Stu.
     
  2. xfernanx

    xfernanx BANNED BANNED

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    You probably incorrectly changed the permalinks structure on wp-admin
     
  3. Stu784

    Stu784 Regular Member

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    I'm using a custom structure of:

    /%category%/%postname%/
     
  4. xfernanx

    xfernanx BANNED BANNED

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    Did you tried rebulding your sitemap?
     
  5. Stu784

    Stu784 Regular Member

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    OK I've just manually clicked on the "rebuild the sitemap" link in the G-XML-SM-G admin area inside wordpress and all the links seem to be back to how they should be.

    I'd be interested to know what caused this to happen. It said the last sitemap was built about 3 hours ago and this is where the errors came from.
     
  6. xfernanx

    xfernanx BANNED BANNED

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    AFAIK The automatic sitemap creation just happens when new content its added not when the code,options etc are changed

    Anyways im glad its working fine now ;)
     
  7. Stu784

    Stu784 Regular Member

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    Just annoying when stuff like this happens... I don't know how long this has been like this for either.

    Thanks anyway