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Title: Registering your Koha sitemap in Google
Authors: Balnaves, Edmund
Issue Date: 2017
Description: You can improve the discovery of your catalogue by registering a sitemap with Google (and other search providers).

To register your sitemap with google you need to:

 a) Generate your sitemap

  1. Log into your Koha staff client
  2. In the address bar, change the link to http://<>/gengooglesitemap.php  - eg
  3. This will create your site map and provide you with a link for the site map which you will use to register in Google

b) Register the site in Google

  1. You need to prove that you are the website owner.   To do this you need first to create a webmaster account and register the website.    Start with
  2. Once you have created your webmaster account you will need to email a file which needs to be included on your OPAC to prove that you own the site. 

c) Register this sitemap in Google

    1. Select your site on your Google Search Console home page.
    2. Click Crawl/strong>.
    3. Click Sitemaps.
    5. Paste in the sitemap url (the link to the sitemap.xml NOT the link to gengooglesitemap.php)
    6. Click strong>Submit Sitemap.
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