Remember to click the Update Options button if you make changes to options in this page. If you want
to test the functionality of this plugin, simply click the Rebuild Sitemap button. You will be shown a
message such as that in Figure 16-14, containing the sitemap generation report.
Here you can check or uncheck a number of options regarding your
sitemap. The default settings are appropriate for most blogs.
As you learned in Chapter 9, you can give each page a priority. You
can set the plugin to calculate the priority automatically depending
on the Comment Count or Comment Average, or you can define the
priorities manually from the Priorities configuration section.
Location of the sitemap file By default the sitemap location is the root of your blog, but you can
change it here if you wish.
Here you can choose which pages of your blog should be included in
As you learned in Chapter 9, you can assign an update frequency for
each sitemap item.
In case you decide to establish priorities manually rather than have
the plugin calculate them for you depending on the number of com-
ments, here you can customize the manual priority for each page type.
This option shows you the code that generates an “XML Sitemap”
button. You can place this button on your blog if you want to adver-
tise the existence of a sitemap in your web site.
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