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Simple Google News Sitemap

Simple plugin that adds a Google New Sitemap. To use this plugin, simply use install and activate it. To view your sitemap, just go /sitemap_news.xml.

If you wish to follow the development of this plugin follow me on twitter @thespacedmonkey.


In the general settings page, there is an option to show posts from one category in the news sitemap.



Filter the url that is output in the new feed


Filter the keywords that is output in the new feed


Filter the publication language that is output in the new feed


Filter the publication name that is output in the new feed

GitHub Updater

The Simple Google News Sitemap includes native support for the GitHub Updater which allows you to provide updates to your WordPress plugin from GitHub.


The Simple Google News Sitemap is licensed under the GPL v2 or later.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA


Anyone is welcome to contribute to Simple Google News Sitemap

There are various ways you can contribute:

  • Raise an issue on GitHub.
  • Send us a Pull Request with your bug fixes and/or new features.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions on enhancements.
  • Add translations