XML Sitemaps Generator for Google


Greatly improves your site’s SEO 🚀 with special XML Sitemaps, HTML Sitemaps and Google News.

Google XML Sitemaps Generator

Google XML Sitemaps Generator is a WordPress Sitemap plugin that improves your website’s SEO by creating special XML Sitemaps for Search Engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask.com, and Yandex to index your site faster.

This plugin creates a detailed Sitemap with all your Pages, Posts, Custom Posts and Taxonomies to improve your website’s Search Engine Optimization score. You can also add External or Internal URLs to your sitemap under the plugin settings, making your XML Sitemap easy to customize.

Google News

Make your website’s News easily discoverable by Search Engines with Google News feature. By enabling “Google News” in the settings, a dynamic Google News Sitemap will be created automatically. Google News Sitemap is fully compatible with popular multilingual plugins like WPML and Polylang.

The Google News Sitemap includes all the required fields such as Publication Name, Language, Title, and Publication Date. Additionally, it is fully compatible with the Google Publisher Center sitemap protocol, ensuring that your website’s content is properly indexed and displayed in Google News.

Custom Sitemap URLs

Customizing your XML Sitemap is ease with Custom Sitemap URLs feature. You can add External or Internal URLs to your XML Sitemap under the Plugin Settings, making it easy to customize your XML Sitemap to fit your specific needs.

In addition, Google XML Sitemaps Generator plugin allows you to display a Sitemap under a Custom URL on your website, providing an additional level of customization.

Sitemap Options

This plugin provides you with a very simple and clean UI to set Priority, Frequency options and easily Include/Exclude Pages, Posts, Custom Posts, Archives, Authors, Categories, Taxonomies and Tags into your Sitemap.

Here is a short list of Google XML Sitemap plugin features.


  • Custom XML Sitemap URL 🔥
  • Automatically notifies Search Engines like Google, Bing, Ask and YAHOO about changes via ping
  • Control Sitemap Options for all Pages, Posts, Custom Posts, Archives, Authors, Categories, Taxonomies and Tags 🔥
  • Include/Exclude Taxonomies, Categories, Tags 🔥
  • Add Custom External/Internal URLs to your XML Sitemap 🔥
  • Automatically add Sitemap entries to robots.txt
  • WooCommerce compatible
  • WPML compatible
  • Polylang compatible
  • User-Friendly Interface
  • No Coding required

Google News Features:

  • Sitemap Tags: Publication Name, Language, Title and Publication Date
  • Custom Google News URL
  • Custom News Publication Name
  • WPML compatible
  • Polylang compatible

Upgrade to Pro Version

Upgrade to the Google XML Sitemaps Generator Pro to get access to even more features, like an HTML Sitemap, Exclusion of specific Pages and Custom Posts from your Sitemap, Google News Premium Features, and more.

Get Pro Version now and take your Search Engine Optimization to the Next Level.

HTML Sitemap

Improve your website’s navigation with HTML Sitemap feature. This feature allows you to create an HTML Sitemap that can be displayed on your website’s pages using popular Page Builder Widgets such as Elementor, Gutenberg, WPBakery, or simple Shortcode.

You can also customize your HTML Sitemap by choosing which Post Types to display, including Pages, Posts, and Custom Post Types, through the convenient multiselect option. With this feature, you can easily enhance your website’s user experience and make it more SEO-friendly. Try Pro Version today!

Premium Features

  • Exclude Pages, Posts, Custom Posts from Sitemap 🔥
  • HTML Sitemap 🔥
  • Posts Priority Automatic Calculation:
    — by Number of Comments
    — by Average Comments Count
  • Page Builder Widgets and Shortcode for HTML Sitemap:
    — Elementor widget
    — Gutenberg block
    — WPBakery (Visual Composer) widget
    [html-sitemap post-types=”page,post,..”]
  • Premium Support

Google News Premium Features

  • Include Custom Post Types
  • Include Taxonomies
  • Keywords 🔥
  • Stock Tickers 🔥
  • Exclude Posts and Custom Posts from Google News

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  • General Settings
  • Sitemap Options
  • Google News Settings


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Please find more details on Plugin Installation in documentation
  4. Set Up Page in Settings -> XML Sitemaps.


Where can I find Plugin Settings?

You can find plugin options under Settings > XML Sitemaps.

Can I modify Priority and Frequency options?

You can find Sitemap Content Options under Settings > XML Sitemaps > XML Sitemap.

How to show my Posts on Google News?

Follow this guide in order to Show up your Publications on Google News. Also, you need to Create a Google News section from part of your website.

You need also to add the Sitemap URL to your Google Search Console account for validation.

How to show HTML Sitemap on my Pages?

You can show HTML Sitemap on your Pages using popular Page Builder Widgets such as Elementor, Gutenberg, WPBakery (Visual Composer), or simple Shortcode like:

[html-sitemap post-types=”page,post,..”]


I highly recommend the XML Sitemaps Generator plugin for any WordPress website owner who wants to improve their site's SEO. With its customizable XML Sitemaps, user-friendly interface, and Google News Sitemap feature, this plugin is an essential tool for optimizing your website's search engine visibility.
It is not complete (featured images are not taken into account, nor the short description) but it does the job
The free application convinced me immediately and so I decided to buy the pro lifetime version. What convinced me most is the fact that the developer is a kind person and always available in case of problems concerning the plugin. A heartfelt thank you. Luca Tambe'


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  • Security Update


  • WordPress 6.2 compatible


  • Scheduled posts removed from Sitemaps
  • Additional URLs saving issue fixed


  • Save Changes issue fixed
  • Ping Google News issue fixed


  • Help-bar with Tools, Previews, Tips, and Links added
  • Automatically ping Google News feature added
  • Ping Google News when Post Status changed feature added
  • User-Friendly Interface improvements


  • Plugin name changed


  • Pro Features added


  • Minor bug fixes


  • Google News excluding Posts issue fixed


  • Pro Features added


  • Polylang displaying Home Page URL issue fixed


  • Minor bug fixes


  • Google News Sitemap added
  • Google News custom Publication name feature added
  • Google News custom Sitemap URL feature added


  • Pro Version added


  • WordPress 6.1 compatible


  • Minimum PHP Version downgraded


  • Front page last modified time issue fixed


  • WordPress 6.0 compatible


  • WordPress 5.9 compatible


  • WordPress compatibility update


  • Bug fixes.


  • WordPress 5.8 compatible


  • WordPress 5.7 compatible


  • Bug fixes


  • Release