Complete Installation Steps for WordPress Sitemap Plugin

As long As my WordPress blog has been build. I became confused that, Google always grab my post tags and don’t grab the posts directly. And there are many different posts use same tag. So there will be many repeat search results when I write “site:hppt://www.pda-battery.ca”.

Some days ago, I found a useful sitemap plugin: Sitemap Generator Plugin for WordPress (shot or DDsitemapge). And wanted to use it to get a auto blog sitemap.  I’m a beginner of WordPress, and this is the first time I upload plugin, so there are so many problems accompany me until my success.

So, I’d like to write this post to share the Complete Installation Steps for WordPress Sitemap Plugin with beginners as me.

How to Installation blog Sitemap Plugin:

Step 1: Download

You can download it from this site: dagondesign.com

Step 2: Installation

There are two common installation methods: through FTP background or through WordPress background.

FTP background:

Uncompress the sitemap-generator.zip and upload the whole folder under the plugins folder, which path is /wp-content/plugins.

WordPress background:

Find the Plugins option at the lower of the left and then click Add new. Under the head line install plugins you can see Upload after search. Here you can upload the sitemap-generator.zip directly.

Step 3: Add a new page as sitemap

Find the Pages option at the WordPress background, add a new page named such as sitemap, for the content, write this code: under the HTML edit method.

Step 4: Settings

From WordPress background, Find the Settings option at the bottom of the left. And you can see a DDSitemapeGen under it. There are so many settings you can set for you require. But there is a important one you should not forget, which is Sitemap page slug, write the page name you found when Step 3. Don’t forget to click Update options at the bottom too.

Step 5: Finish

After all the above steps you can go to your home page to see your sitemap, or write the yourblog/sitemap(pagename) in the address bar of your browser. You can see my Sitemap: pda-battery.ca/sitemap.

You also can get a xtml site map following some settings too, and a I won’t talk about this, as I haven’t do it now.

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