Dynamic XML Sitemaps Generator for Google


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

XML Sitemaps

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 XML Sitemaps, Image Sitemap, Video Sitemap, and Google News 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.

Image Sitemap

The Dynamic Image Sitemap is a valuable tool for optimizing website indexing and search engine visibility. By including images from Pages, Posts, and Custom Posts Content, it offers a comprehensive representation of visual content on your site. Additionally, its adherence to the Google Image Sitemaps structure ensures compatibility and optimal performance within the search engine ecosystem.

Video Sitemap

Video Sitemap will also be dynamically generated using collected Videos from Pages, Posts, and Custom Posts Content that contains Playlist Shortcode or tag nd fully compatible with Google Video Sitemaps structure. Title, Thumbnail, Description, and Duration fields will be respectively generated from Video Attachment’s Title, Featured Image, Caption, and Length.

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.


The WordPress XML Sitemap plugin comes equipped with a Cache feature that automatically caches Sitemap Data when a user visits the Sitemap page. This means that subsequent visits to the sitemap page will be faster as the cached data is quickly retrieved instead of generating the Sitemap from scratch.

Cache feature also includes options to set a Caching Timeout, view the Last Cached Time, and Clear Cache when necessary. These features help to improve the performance of your website and ensure that your Sitemap is always up-to-date for Search Engines to crawl.

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
  • Cache Sitemaps 🔥
  • Toolbar with most helpful Actions & Links 🔥
  • WooCommerce compatible
  • WPML compatible
  • Polylang compatible
  • Yoast SEO compatible with noindex
  • 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
  • Automatically ping Google News daily and when Post Status changed
  • WPML compatible
  • Polylang compatible

Media Sitemaps Features
* Image Sitemap 🔥
* Video Sitemap 🔥
* Include Pages & Posts
* Custom Image & Video Sitemaps URL 🔥

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 🔥
  • Multiple Sitemaps by Sitemap Index 🔥
  • 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,..“ ..]
  • No Branding Marks 🔥
  • Premium Support

Google News Premium Features

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

Media Sitemaps Premium Features

  • Image Sitemap MIME Types
  • Exclude Broken (404) Images 🔥
  • Featured Images for Image Sitemap
  • WooCommerce Gallery for Image Sitemap 🔥
  • Video Sitemap YouTube Data 🔥
  • Include Custom Post Types

Advanced Premium Features
* Smart Caching 🔥
* Minimize Sitemap source code

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Developed with ❤️ by WP Grim


  • General Settings
  • Sitemap Options
  • Google News Settings
  • Media Sitemaps Settings
  • Advanced Settings
  • XML Sitemap
  • Video Sitemap
  • Image Sitemap
  • Google News


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.

How to submit Sitemap URL to Google Webmaster Tools?

  1. Sign in to Google Search Console.

  2. Select your website in the Sidebar and click on Sitemaps menu.

  3. Enter https://yoursite.com/sitemap.xml in „Add a new sitemap“ field and click Submit.

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,..“ show-featured-image=“true“ show-date=“true“ date-format=“F j, Y“]


13. Juli 2023
I've been using the "Google XML Sitemaps Generator" WordPress plugin from WP Grim and it's been nothing short of phenomenal. The utility this plugin provides has been invaluable, helping to continuously improve the page ranking of my website - a return on investment that's hard to quantify but is certainly notable. Recently, I encountered an issue after an update, and I reached out to their support team. I was astonished at the speed and professionalism with which they addressed my issue. The problem was resolved quickly and smoothly via chat support, all within a matter of minutes. The professionalism of the support team has left a lasting impression on me. They've exemplified the kind of customer support that is not just capable, but also willing to go above and beyond to help their customers. In conclusion, I highly recommend the "Google XML Sitemaps Generator" plugin from WP Grim. Between the practical, effective functions of the plugin itself and the exceptional, top-tier support offered by the team, it's a five-star product through and through.
29. März 2023
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.
14. März 2023
It is not complete (featured images are not taken into account, nor the short description) but it does the job
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Mitwirkende & Entwickler

„Dynamic XML Sitemaps Generator for Google“ ist Open-Source-Software. Folgende Menschen haben an diesem Plugin mitgewirkt:



1.6.2 – 2023-09-18

  • get_home_url() changed to get_site_url() for XSL templates. Thanks to @bretzsofas
  • Disabled auto-generated WP Sitemaps

1.6.1 – 2023-09-11

  • Readme updated

1.6.0 – 2023-09-01

  • WordPress 6.3.1 compatible
  • Pro Version: Split Sitemaps into multiple Sitemaps by Sitemap Index feature added
  • Pro Version: Image Sitemap – Exclude Broken Images feature added

1.5.6 – 2023-08-16

  • Admin Notices added

1.5.5 – 2023-08-07

  • WordPress 6.3 compatible
  • Pro Version: HTML Sitemap Widget – Show Featured Image, Show Excerpt, Show Date, Date Format options added

1.5.4 – 2023-08-01

  • Video Sitemap: Player_loc URL escaping issue fixed. Thanks to @track77

1.5.3 – 2023-07-20

  • Conflict with older Pro Version fixed

1.5.2 – 2023-07-13

  • Google News: metadata is removed for posts older than 48 hours. Thanks to @dima2duo
  • Video Sitemap: Video Link combined with Video Title for better view
  • Video Sitemap: Description length is limited to 300 characters for better view

1.5.1 – 2023-07-11

  • sgg_sitemap_post_media_urls filter added to modify Media Sitemap URLs
  • Advanced Settings features improved

1.5.0 – 2023-07-04

  • Dashboard Sitemap Settings escaping issues fixed
  • Google News > Post Title escaping issues fixed
  • Sitemap > Last Modified Date output format changed to ISO 8601
  • Google News > Publication Date output format changed to ISO 8601

1.4.9 – 2023-06-20

  • Plugin deactivation link removed when Pro Version is activated
  • Toolbar actions improved

1.4.8 – 2023-06-09

  • Yoast SEO noindex Categories, Taxonomies excluded from Sitemaps

1.4.7 – 2023-06-02

  • Yoast SEO noindex Pages, Posts excluded from Sitemaps
  • Video & Image Sitemap styles improved
  • Pro Version: YouTube checking API Key option added
  • Pro Version: YouTube API Data Caching feature added

1.4.6 – 2023-05-27

  • Sitemaps styles improved
  • Older PHP versions (7.3) support improved

1.4.5 – 2023-05-15

  • Sitemaps restyled
  • Image Sitemap: Image Preview column added

1.4.4 – 2023-05-07

  • Plugin name changed

1.4.3 – 2023-05-03

  • Cache Sitemaps feature added
  • Caching Timeout option added
  • Last Cached Time information block added
  • Clear Cache added
  • Google News date format changed
  • Pro Version: Smart Caching feature added

1.4.2 – 2023-04-23

  • Pro Version: Featured Images option added
  • Pro Version: WooCommerce Gallery feature added

1.4.1 – 2023-04-22

  • MediaSitemap syntax error fixed

1.4.0 – 2023-04-18

  • Image Sitemap feature added
  • Video Sitemap feature added
  • Sitemap Content Options improved

1.3.5 – 2023-04-01

  • HTML Sitemap shortcode improved

1.3.4 – 2023-03-26

  • Security Update

1.3.3 – 2023-03-22

  • WordPress 6.2 compatible

1.3.2 – 2023-03-08

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

1.3.1 – 2023-03-06

  • Save Changes issue fixed
  • Ping Google News issue fixed

1.3.0 – 2023-03-03

  • 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

1.2.8 – 2023-02-25

  • Plugin name changed

1.2.7 – 2023-02-22

  • Pro Features added

1.2.6 – 2023-02-18

  • Minor bug fixes

1.2.5 – 2023-02-10

  • Google News excluding Posts issue fixed

1.2.4 – 2023-02-06

  • Pro Features added

1.2.3 – 2023-01-20

  • Polylang displaying Home Page URL issue fixed

1.2.2 – 2022-12-29

  • Minor bug fixes

1.2.1 – 2022-11-27

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

1.2.0 – 2022-11-14

  • Pro Version added

1.1.2 – 2022-11-03

  • WordPress 6.1 compatible

1.1.1 – 2022-10-05

  • Minimum PHP Version downgraded

1.1.0 – 2022-09-17

  • Front page last modified time issue fixed

1.0.7 – 2022-05-21

  • WordPress 6.0 compatible

1.0.6 – 2022-01-19

  • WordPress 5.9 compatible

1.0.5 – 2021-12-10

  • WordPress compatibility update

1.0.4 – 2021-09-23

  • Bug fixes.

1.0.3 – 2021-07-15

  • WordPress 5.8 compatible

1.0.2 – 2021-03-09

  • WordPress 5.7 compatible

1.0.1 – 2021-02-21

  • Bug fixes

1.0.0 – 2021-02-17

  • Release