View Full Version : Which XML sitemap should be uploaded in the root directory?

09-06-2017, 09:07 AM
Hi Friends,

I am having multiple XML sitemap file in the website, and was looking for solution whether it is OK If a website is having various XML sitemap or my website can get penalize. And i discovered that website can have multiple sitemap by all need to be mentioned in one file which is known as sitemap-index.xml.

Now my doubt is which XML file I need to upload i.e. mywebsite.com/sitemap.xml or mywebsite.com/sitemap-index.xml? Or I can have both these file in root directory of the website?

Please help me with the suggestion.

09-07-2017, 01:08 AM
XML sitemap is uploaded in the root directory

09-12-2017, 09:16 AM
XML sitemap is uploaded in the root directory

I know Sitemap are uploaded in the root directory, please refer to the thread first before replying.

09-12-2017, 09:21 AM
You need to place sitemap-index.xml file in the root folder. This xml file contain all the URL XML file URL of the site.

09-13-2017, 12:29 AM
you need to submit sitemap.xml this sitemap in root directory.