Generated Sitemap Not working with Google
« on: January 02, 2012, 09:44:14 PM »
HI

I have generated a sitemap http://celebrityinsider.in/sitemap.xml and when submitted to google for indexing at https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/sitemap-details it gives me the following error

Sitemap is HTML
Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format instead.    
Tag: html
Problem detected on: Jan 2, 2012

Pls help me generate a sitemap which google can index
« Last Edit: January 03, 2012, 03:48:56 PM by xml-sitemaps »
Re: Generated Sitemap Not working with Google
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2012, 10:44:45 AM »
Hello,

your sitemap looks ok. Can you attach a screenshot form webmaster account showing the error?
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Re: Generated Sitemap Not working with Google
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2012, 01:09:29 AM »
I'm having the same problem at https://columbus-ohio-web-designer.com/sitemap.xml

You can see the screenshot at https://columbus-ohio-web-designer.com/images/sitemaperror.png

Thanks for your help!

James
Re: Generated Sitemap Not working with Google
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2012, 11:06:09 PM »
Sitemap looks ok to me. Did you create site entry with "https://" protocol? (since that's what your site uses)
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Re: Generated Sitemap Not working with Google
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2012, 11:57:42 PM »
 :)

Yep, that did it! I deleted the old site and created a new one with https://