Automatic generate standard XML sitemap ( that supports the protocol including Google, Yahoo, MSN,, and others. No files stored on your disk, the sitemap.xml file is generate as needed, like your feeds.
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WordPress Sitemap Generator Plugin

Automatic generate standard XML sitemap ( for WordPress that supports the providers including Google, Yahoo, MSN,, and others.

  • Author: mattrude
  • Requires at least WordPress: 3.3
  • Tested up to WordPress: 3.4
  • Stable tag: 1.1


This plugin will create a sitemap for your WordPress site ( No files are stored on your disk, the sitemap.xml file is generate as needed, like your feeds. No UI to speak of, just drop in place and your good to go.

This plugin was original created for a WordPress Multi-Site setup (with the files placed in the mu-plugins folder). This plugin also works well on Single User setups of WordPress as well.

The Sitemap Generator Plugin is licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation, Inc.


There are several diffrent way's of downloading and installing this plugin, both via direct download & git.

You may also download this plugin directly from the git repository using the following command:

git clone sitemap-generator


As with most WordPress plugins, there is two ways of installing this plugin.

Primary Option

  1. Download the latest version of this plugin from the download page.
  2. Go to your WordPress Dashboard and login as an Admin
  3. From your Dashboard go to Plugins section on the left hand side and select upload from the top.
  4. Find the downloaded plugin in the upload pop up window
  5. Click the Install Now link and follow the instructions.

Secondary Option

  1. Log onto your web server via SSH or Telnet, and go into the directory that holds your WordPress install.
  2. Move into your plugins directory cd wp-content/plugins
  3. Clone the current revision with the command git clone git://


Devel Version

  • Replace get_post_time() with get_post_modified_time()

Version 1.1

  • Added filter to remove trailing slash from sitemap.xml, props Ov3rfly

Version 1.0

  • Initial Version



Version 2, June 1991

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