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Google News is an excellent source of traffic for many sites.

To help Google find your new articles, Google wants you to submit a specially-formatted sitemap which only lists content added in the last 2 days.

Here's how to create a valid sitemap for Google News, using OSMap.

  • Create a menu item for the sitemap using "XML Format"
  • Under the "Sitemap Settings" tab of the menu parameters, fill in the "News Publication Name"
  • Go to Components > OSMap.
  • OSMap will automatically create a sitemap based on your menu links.
  • Check to make sure that all your Google News content is listed in the sitemap by clicking the "HTML" link. If your news content is not included, make a menu link to the content. OSMap relies on menu links to index your content.
How to Create a Google News Sitemap with OSMap
  • Now we can click the "News" link to get the Google News sitemap.

 

 

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