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How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2

How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2


Configuring the sitemap in Magento 2 Admin allows you to apply an awesome Magento tool with a document file which contains all of the website’s URL and possibly direct people to any page on Magento stores quickly. In addition to the utility of direction, the sitemap is also an easy way to point what pages are ready for crawling to any search engines, that is very useful for your better SEO.

Moreover, for the visitors, the sitemap is the same as a traditional geographical map during the adventure around the real world because the Magento sitemap will help them visit pages easily they are looking for instead of losing or wasting much time going around a website. Thus, configuring the sitemap on your store is very necessary, but it is not required if a store is too small and uncomplicated in the page organization.


Step 1: Configure the Frequency and Priority of Content Updates

  • On the Admin panel, click.Stores In the sectionSettings, select.Configuration
  • Select XML Sitemap under Catalog in the panel on the left
  • Open the Categories Options section, and continue with following:

How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2


How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2


  • In the Frequency field, select one of the following:
    • Always
    • Hourly
    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
    • Yearly
    • Never
  • In the fieldPriority, enter a value between 0.0 and 1.0. Set Zero if the priority is the lowest

  • Open the sectionProducts Options.
  • In the 2 first fields: complete the Frequency and Priority settings as mentioned above
  • In the Add images into Sitemap field, select one of the following to determine the extent that images are included in the sitemap

    • None
    • Base Only
    • All
  • Open the CMS Pages Options section, complete the Frequency and Priority settings as mentioned above

  • When complete, click.Save Config

Step 2: Configure the Generation Settings

How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2

Set Enabled field into Yes and follow the guide below

  • In the Start Time field, choose the hour, minute and second that update the sitemap
  • In the Frequency field, choose one of the following
    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
  • In the fieldError Email Recipient, enter the email address of the person who will be received notification whenever an error occurs during a sitemap update.
  • In the Error Email Sender field, choose one of the following:
    • General Contact
    • Sales representative
    • Customer support
    • Custom email
  • In the fieldError Email Sender, choose the template used for the error notification.





Step 3: Configure the Sitemap File Limits

How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2

  • In the fieldMaximum No of URLs Per File, enter the maximum number of URLs per file. The default limit is 50,000.
  • In the fieldMaximum File Size, enter the maximum file size in bytes. The default size is 10,485,760 bytes.





Step 4: Complete the Search Engine Submission Settings


How to Configure Sitemap in Magento 2

  • Open the sectionSearch Engine Submission Settings.

  • In the fieldEnable Submission to Robots.txt, select toYes provide instructions to search engines that crawl your site by using a robots.txt file.

  • When complete, click Save Config


Ref: Magento 2 User Guide

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Post On 2018-11-18