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Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« on: May 13, 2009, 02:35:11 PM »
Hi,

Things were running fine on my domain but PHP was recently updated on the server and now when I run the generator it says that zero pages were indexed. 

This is a real pain because the site in question has had a major change so I really need to create a new sitemap as there are hundreds of URLs that no longer exist.

I have checked all the file and directory permissions and they are correct, and I don't get any error messages when I log in or run the crawl, so nothing is giving any clues as to what is wrong.

Any suggestions?


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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2009, 10:32:13 PM »
Hello,

please check your site with our search engine robot tool to see if links are "crawlable": http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/se-bot-simulator.html
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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2009, 03:34:02 PM »
Thanks, that's useful, but I'm not sure about the results.  It says:

Internal Links Found
none found
X Restricted with robots.txt
none found
X  Restricted with rel="nofollow" attribute

My robots.txt file just says:

User-agent: *

And there are plenty of internal links, so why does it say there are none?

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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2009, 12:42:06 AM »
Can you let me know your website URL?
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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2009, 01:52:31 PM »
I have pm'd you.

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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2009, 02:56:10 PM »
I have found the cause of the problem.

I had added a meta tag containing 'no index, no follow'

:P

Tag removed and now it creates the map.

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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009, 02:48:55 PM »
Great! I'm glad you got it resolved :)
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Re: Sitemap no longer updates since server changes
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2009, 05:16:32 PM »
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I have found the cause of the problem.

I had added a meta tag containing 'no index, no follow'

:P

Tag removed and now it creates the map.

Wonderful, it finally works .  ;D

Congratulations !!

 

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