Sitemap only shows 404

  • When I click on the sitemap link it loads the index page. But if I try and click on the page or author sitemaps.. all I get is a 404 error. Is this normal?

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 1 month ago by Thomas Cowe.
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  • Hi Thomas,

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

    Could you please do the following:

    1. Head over to WordPress Dashboard > Settings > Permalinks

    Hit the save button once.

    2. Go to WordPress Dashboard > Rank Math > Sitemap Settings

    hit the save button once.

    That should fix the issue.

    If it doesn’t, please do let us know so we can look at this further.

    Yes I’ve tried that and it doesn’t make a difference.


    I have updated the sensitive data as requested. Can you please check further?

    Thank you.

    Hi Thomas,

    Thanks for the patience.

    The issue was stemming from a configuration issue, you had the global No Index option selected which was affecting the addition of your pages to the sitemap. This setting can be found by navigating to Rank Math > Titles and Meta > Global Meta as shown below:

    I hope this info helps. Thank you.

    Thank you! I don’t know how I missed that. I was so confused.


    We are super happy that this resolved your issue. If you have any other questions in the future, know that we are here to help you.

    If you don’t mind me asking, could you please leave us a review (if you haven’t already) on about your overall experience with Rank Math? We appreciate your time and patience.

    If you do have another question in the future, please feel free to create a new forum topic, and it will be our pleasure to assist you again.

    Thank you.

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