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Geta SEO Sitemaps for hidden pages (behind login)



We are using an external tool called Siteimprove, who are using sitemaps to crawl the webpage for spelling errors and etc.
Recently we have released a self-service environment, where there are pages behind account authorization, that we wish to crawl. In order to do that, we have to add them to a sitemap.
Using Geta Seo Sitemaps (version 4.0.0), has anyone any experience with adding pages behind a login to a sitemap, which aren't public for search engines?

Dec 09, 2022 9:52

If you can override this ( implementation, then you can control filter yourself and decide whether you want to include or exclude protected pages.

Jan 19, 2023 17:42

Even if you add the URLs to sitemap.xml, how are Google supposed to crawl the pages if they are behind account authorization?

Jan 19, 2023 20:57
valdis - Jan 19, 2023 21:29
Maybe Siteimprove is capable to "login" and check page state behind the "firewall"?! Don't know the tool..
Tomas Hensrud Gulla - Jan 19, 2023 21:33
Valis, you are – as always – correct. The question was about Siteimprove, but I was thinking Google-only.
Looks like Siteimprove can log in, if configured correctly.
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