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Author Topic: Sitemaps don't report correct GMT timestamps if server timezone differs  (Read 11100 times)

_michael

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Hi again,

there appears to be a problem with timezone offsets. My pages are hosted on an Apache set to GMT+1 (CET). The server's last-modified headers account for that and send the time as GMT. The sitemap generator, however, uses local server time for <lastmod> without adding a timezone offset.

An example:

* File modification time (server local time): Tue, 17 Nov 2009 21:12:46
* HTTP last-modified response header sent by the server: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:12:46 GMT
* <lastmod> time in the sitemap: <lastmod>2009-11-17T21:12:46+00:00</lastmod>

Is this a bug or a Sitemap Generator configuration issue?

Cheers,

Michael

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Re: Sitemaps don't report correct GMT timestamps if server timezone differs
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2009, 10:14:14 PM »
Hello,

thank you for reporting, we will check the issue with time differences.
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