How to create xml sitemap in WordPress?

We already read about sitemaps and xml sitemaps. XML sitemaps is a collection of urls in a website, by submitting xml sitemaps to search engines website crawls by search engines instantly and helps in boost search engine rankings.

In WordPress, there is a lots of plugin available for xml sitemap creation. Some of widely used plugins are –

Google XML sitemap – It is specially designed for WordPress  XML sitemap creation. It also incluides custom urls. It has 15,028,715  downloads till now.

To download –

WordPress SEO by Yoast  – It is widely used for WordPress SEO improvement. It has 12,888,350 downloads till now.

To download –

XML Sitemaps – This automatically updates sitemap when website updates with new pages and notify search engines.

To download –

All in one SEO Pack  -A complete WordPress SEO plugin. It has 20,124,804 download till now.

It provides –

  • XML Sitemap support – submit your sitemap to Google and Bing and improve your SEO
  • Google Analytics support
  • Support for SEO on Custom Post Types
  • Advanced Canonical URLs
  • Fine tune Page Navigational Links etc.

To download  –

ALL in one SEO has more downloads as compare to others, i am also using All in one SEO plugin for my blog and find it very helpful.

Steps to download and install All in one SEO for xml sitemaps –

1- Go to plugins – Add new


2-  Search the appropriate keyword and search

allin one seo

3-  click install now to install.


4 – Activate plugin

activate plugin

5-  You will see a SEO in top menu bar, Go to submenu -> xml sitemap


6- You will see xml settings page. Check and uncheck check-box as per requirement and update.

settingAllinOne SEO

After this process , you can see your sitemap by going to this url –

Please share your views in comments, which plugin you are using for WordPress website. Thanks

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