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Problems with submitting the sitemap to search console

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zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

Hello,

I am new here and I have problems with submitting the sitemap to search console.

Maybe you can help me, that would be great.

 

When I write down "sitemap.xml" into search console, I get the information that I should enter a valid path to the sitemap at my homepage. The sitemap can't be read.

 

What can I do?sitempap wird nicht gefunden.JPG

 

Thank you, Silke

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zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

This is an accepted solution.

Hello, I don't know why, but today the sitemap has been accepted in Search Console.

 

Thank you all for your support

 

Best Regards

Silke


@stevemet wrote:

If you'd like me to look inside Search Console, you can grant me access to it temporarily. I don't want to post my actual account email here but you can reach me  at stevemaarten at gmail, and we'll take it from there.


 

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zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

Here you can see the screen shot of the vidio from shopify, how to sumbitt the sitemap to search console.

 

When they click on "sitemap" on the left, you can see the shopname - and next to this name you have to write "sitemap.xml"

 

But at my site there is no shopname... Maybe this is the mistake?

 

Thanks a lot! SilkeSitemap ohne Shopname.png

stevemet
Excursionist
12 1 4

Can you include a screenshot of your Google Search Console page? Maybe you haven't defined your website property yet? Instructions here: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/34592?hl=en

zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

Hello stevemet,

 

here you can see the screenshop of my Google Search Console page.Search Console Overview Zilkes.JPGSearch Console Sitemap Zilkes.JPG

stevemet
Excursionist
12 1 4

I don't see any problem with it. I did come across a post where someone else had the same problem. They just removed the leading "/" from sitemap.xml and it worked. You should try that. I see that your web property ends in a "/", so that could result in two slashes. This was not a problem in the past, but could be a bug in the new Google Search Console.

zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

I cannot remove the "/" , I just wrote „sitemap.xml“

Yes, the web property ends with this "/" , because in a help site of search console I read that this is neccessary.

I will try to delet it or make two of it.

 

thank you

 

 

zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

Hello,

I can not delete this "/", and I also can't add two of them...??

 

 

stevemet
Excursionist
12 1 4

Sorry, but I don't understand what's going on. The file is definitely there, and reachable, via both www and non-www, so that doesn't appear to be the problem. Do the other Search Console functions work, such as Coverage?

 

zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1
hey, I do not know if it works... that is my problem. I do not know anything about search console...

I am an absolute beginnerbin this themes


stevemet
Excursionist
12 1 4

If you'd like me to look inside Search Console, you can grant me access to it temporarily. I don't want to post my actual account email here but you can reach me  at stevemaarten at gmail, and we'll take it from there.

zilkes
Tourist
10 1 1

This is an accepted solution.

Hello, I don't know why, but today the sitemap has been accepted in Search Console.

 

Thank you all for your support

 

Best Regards

Silke


@stevemet wrote:

If you'd like me to look inside Search Console, you can grant me access to it temporarily. I don't want to post my actual account email here but you can reach me  at stevemaarten at gmail, and we'll take it from there.