Your XML files are a special format of your website designed to make it easy for search engines to locate and index your content and pages.
Your site is equipped to produce these files through the Yoast SEO plugin, as well as for your IDX product through Showcase's LeadMagic Dashboard.
Your Site's Primary XML File:
You may follow the instructions below OR watch the video series to have clarity on this topic:
Login to your wordpress website by scrolling to the footer of your site and clicking the admin menu item. It will be displayed similarly to this example:
Once you have logged in, look for the SEO admin menu and click on XML Sitemaps. Your XML Sitemap is shown as a link on the page called XML Sitemap.
Your Showcase IDX XML Sitemap:
Login to Your ShowcaseIDX account, and look for the settings tab of your admin.
Note: If you do not know how to login to your showcase idx account, review this article and confirm with email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not know your administrative login & password.
Locate Your Sitemap URL
Your sitemap will be shown around 2/3 down the settings page. This link is for use in your webmaster dashboards.
Use this link in your site footer & webmaster accounts
Your XML file should be added to your sites' footer menu. Navigate to Appearance > Menus and select the Footer Menu from the dropdown options.
Create an external link and add it to your menu, and give it a label of "Listing Sitemap".
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