Question: How do you find your WordPress sitemap?


WordPress websites often generate sitemaps automatically, especially if you are using SEO plugins like Yoast SEO or All in One SEO Pack. Here's how you can find your WordPress sitemap:

  1. For a Default WordPress Site (Version 5.5 and above): After WordPress 5.5, sitemap functionality is included in core. You can typically find your site's XML sitemap at This URL will redirect to the main sitemap index that lists all other sitemaps on your website.

  2. Using Yoast SEO Plugin: If you have the Yoast SEO plugin installed:

    • Go to your WordPress admin area.
    • Click on 'SEO' in the dashboard menu.
    • Select 'General' and navigate to the 'Features' tab.
    • Scroll down to find 'XML Sitemaps' and make sure this feature is set to 'On'.
    • Click on the question mark icon for 'XML Sitemaps', and then click on the 'See the XML sitemap' link.

    By default, Yoast SEO creates sitemap files such as

  3. Using All in One SEO Pack Plugin: If you're using All in One SEO Pack:

    • Go to your WordPress dashboard.
    • Click on 'All in One SEO' and then 'Feature Manager'.
    • Activate the 'XML Sitemaps' feature if it's not already active.
    • Once activated, go back to 'All in One SEO' and select 'Sitemap'.
    • The plugin will provide you with a link to your sitemap, commonly found at
  4. Checking Through Robots.txt: Sometimes, your WordPress sitemap URL might be listed in your robots.txt file. Simply visit, and look for a line starting with Sitemap:. This should give you the direct URL to your sitemap.

  5. Google Search Console: If you've previously submitted your sitemap to Google Search Console, you can also find your sitemap URL there:

    • Sign in to your Google Search Console account.
    • Select your website property.
    • Go to 'Sitemaps' under the 'Index' section.
    • The 'Submitted sitemaps' list will show you all sitemaps that have been submitted, including their URLs.

Remember to replace with your actual domain name. Knowing where your WordPress sitemap is located can be important for SEO purposes and for ensuring search engines can easily crawl and index your website.

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