Incorrect trailing slash included in sitemap URLs

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    Unlike most WordPress websites, our client’s install is setup to not include trailing slashes for all URLs.

    The RankMath plugin creates multiple sitemaps. The post sitemap is correctly configured, no trailing slash is added to the end of the URL.

    All of the other sitemaps – pages, attorneys, and locations – have URLs with a trailing slash, thus creating a 301 redirect.

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  • Hello,

    Thank you for contacting Rank Math and sorry for any inconvenience that might have been caused due to that.

    Please add the following filter to your theme’s functions.php file to remove the trailing slash from the URLs:

    add_filter( 'rank_math/sitemap/entry', function( $url, $type, $object ){
    	$url['loc'] = untrailingslashit( $url['loc'] );
      return $url;
    }, 10, 3 );

    I hope this info helps. Thank you.


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