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Sitemap shows excluded posts / pages


Sitemap shows excluded posts / pages

This option was added for easier access to the post exclusion feature in Yoast SEO 2.3

Posts and pages can be assigned to multiple taxonomies and thus may unexpectedly show up in your sitemap when you thought it would be hidden. You can exclude individual posts or pages from the sitemap in the XML Sitemap settings.

Exclude Post or Page From Sitemaps


Log in to your WordPress website. When you're logged in, you will be in your 'Dashboard'. On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on 'SEO'.


The 'SEO' settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on 'XML Sitemaps'.

Click on 'Excluded Posts' and add the post or page ID in a comma separated list.
Don't know the post or page ID. This  article will show you how to find a post or page ID.

Click 'Save Changes'.
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