[TYPO3-english] Google-sitemap.xml and realurl-( redirect?)

Rupali Gupta rupali.ffm at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 4 13:48:16 CET 2008

Thx Dmitry,

so you mean that this www.xyz.com/google-sitemap/ is the sitemap which will
ping ?

but, my client doesn't want to submit his sitemap file for google, according
to him it should be done by itself with ping if any sitemap.xml page exists.

2008/11/4 Dmitry Dulepov <dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com>

> Hi!
> Rupali Gupta wrote:
> > similarly googlesitemap is also available as:
> www.xyz.com/google-sitemap/
> > and if a call www.xyz.com/google-sitemap.xml/, I get 404 error.
> You could also call it as www.xyz.com/google-sitemap.html and get
> 404 error. Why do you call it with wrong URL and expect to get
> anything back? Did it ever work for any page? Each page has its own
> address and it is available under the correct address only.
> > i would like know if this googlesitemap .xml file will do the ping
> function
> > for google search? Can i also test it ?
> Try it! Google will tell you if it can't reach the site map.
> > Is it recommended to redirect this www.xyz.com/google-sitemap/ to
> > www.xyz.com/google-sitemap.xml/
> Definitely not. "google-sitemap.xml/" looks wrong and bad because of
> the ending slash. Additionally ".xml" do not add any value, it only
> makes URL longer.
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