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sitemap for drafts?
February 12, 2014
1:38 pm
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chriscloutier4
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I was in GWMT and noticed my sitemap is generating pages that are still in draft.  Is that normal?

I know 404’s don’t really hurt SEO, but it concerns me and makes me wonder if my sitemap is setup wrong.

Thanks for any advice.

February 13, 2014
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Nina Gerrero
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Hi Chris,

A sitemap generated by our XML Sitemap Module should only included published pages, not drafts.  Will you please post your URL so we can take a look at your sitemap for you?

Thanks,

Nina

February 17, 2014
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I found out it was actually generating url’s for images that were still in drafts.  so i guess the images aren’t actually drafts.

 

mediafreshpress.com

February 17, 2014
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February 23, 2014
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Steve,

I think you’re right.  I have a plugin I’m using on this page only and it’s producing lots of these:
floridafreshpress.com/portfolio/avoid-scams/

Basically every image on this page is getting its own page.
floridafreshpress.com/portfolio/

Is this bad for my SEO?

Should I exclude this from my sitemap?

 

 

February 24, 2014
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February 24, 2014
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Thanks Steve.

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