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XF 1.5 Are tags included in the sitemap? If not, should they be?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Stuart Wright, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. Stuart Wright

    Stuart Wright Well-Known Member

    Because a Google search for a reasonably unique tag on AVForums brings no results.
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    They are included in the Sitemap.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Have you checked the tags for inclusion?

  4. Stuart Wright

    Stuart Wright Well-Known Member

    Embarrassed to say that I assumed that tags hadn't been included (because of our poor results) and apologies for not checking.
    The tags option is ticked.
    I wonder whether the tag pages are SEO'd sufficiently for Google to enthusiastically grab them?
  5. doublespaces

    doublespaces Active Member

    I have this same question. What should be included? I think that not including them would be better with all the clamping down Google has been doing lately?
  6. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    You can toggle off what's included in the sitemap in the XML Sitemap Options page in the Admin CP. Just uncheck "Tags" if you don't wish for them to be included.
  7. doublespaces

    doublespaces Active Member

    Yes, I had seen that thank you. Just not sure what was best from an SEO perspective. Seems having them off is what I'll choose for now.

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