Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps (support Sitemap Index, Multi-site and Google News)

Version: 1.4.1

Version : 1.4.1

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A WordPress XML Sitemap plugin that comes with support for Sitemap Index, Multi-site and Google News sitemap. Image sitemap is supported, too.

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With BWP GXS you will no longer have to worry about the 50,000 URL limit or the time it takes for a sitemap to be generated. This plugin is fast, consumes much less resource and can be extended via your very own modules (yes, no hooks needed!). Here’s a demo of the sitemap index if you are interested. Google News Sitemap Add a Google News sitemap to your sitemap index easily. News sitemap can be used to ping search engines individually if you want. And of course, whenever you publish a new post in a news category, all selected search engines will be pinged. As of 1.4.0, you can use custom post types and custom taxonomies for your news sitemap. Image Sitemap If you have any post (of any post type) that supports the Featured image feature, you will be able to add the current featured image to a post-based sitemap with ease. This feature is available since 1.4.0. Sitemap Index A sitemap index, as its name suggests, is a sitemap that allows you to group several sitemaps inside it. It gives you many benefits such as: possibility to bypass the 50,000 URL limit (for example you can have 10 custom sitemaps, each has 10,000 URLs), or possibility to make the generation time much faster (because each sitemap is requested...

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About Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps (support Sitemap Index, Multi-site and Google News)

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With BWP GXS you will no longer have to worry about the 50,000 URL limit or the time it takes for a sitemap to be generated. This plugin is fast, consumes much less resource and can be extended via your very own modules (yes, no hooks needed!). Here’s a demo of the sitemap index if you are interested. Google News....

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Performance

Memory Usage

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+ 0.07s
/(front page)
- 0.07s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.03s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.24s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.35s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.17s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

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Change

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+ 278.3KB
/ (front page)
+ 23.98KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 38.49KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 30.73KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 38.4KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 38.63KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 38.62KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 38.66KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 26.84KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 39.46KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 30.45KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 38.41KB

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  • [13-Nov-2019 11:30:38 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /wp-content/plugins/bwp-google-xml-sitemaps/src/class-bwp-gxs.php on line 2102
  • [13-Nov-2019 11:30:40 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /wp-content/plugins/bwp-google-xml-sitemaps/src/class-bwp-gxs.php on line 2142
  • [13-Nov-2019 11:30:40 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /wp-content/plugins/bwp-google-xml-sitemaps/src/class-bwp-gxs.php on line 2143

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