How To: Set Up A Yahoo! Application ID for XML Sitemap

by Jennifer Wilson on September 28, 2011

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Welcome to the first in a series of weekly posts we will be writing, on Wednesdays, about WordPress called Wicked WordPress Wednesdays. I hope you will join in on the conversations, find the information useful and possibly subscribe for regular updates.

For those of you that use WordPress, you know there are thousands of plugins to chose from that can be added to your site to boost its functionality. One plugin that I often use for my own sites and my clients is the Google XML-Sitemap. This is an easy to use tool that will generate an XML sitemap for your site and streamline the process of getting your site index by the popular search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com.

Once you have installed the plugin, the set up process is pretty straight forward, however lately it seems as though a number of people I’ve talked to have been stumped by this step. Not to worry, I’m happy to help guide them/you through it.

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