Currently, HREFLang Builder builds separate XML files for each country and language and then creates a master XML index file that references each of these files.

To ensure Search Engines can find all the files we need to know the actual server location where you plan to host both the index file and the individual XML site maps.

In the text box enter the location of the domain and any folder structure where you plan to host the files.

Consideration:  If you plan to use cross-domain hosting then make sure you the domain and any folders for that master domain

Note: 

While most sites put all of the files in the root folder there are others that add them to a /sitemaps folder or even put them into the local country folders.  We have an option for you to designate where these files will be loaded so we can build an accurate XML index that eliminates the need to submit the individual files.

January 2, 2021

Set URL for HREFLang XML Server Location

Currently, HREFLang Builder builds separate XML files for each country and language and then creates a master XML index file that references each of these files. To ensure Search Engines can find all the files we need to know the actual server location where you plan to host both the […]
June 23, 2020

Auto Uploading XML Files

The last step to setup your fully automated HREFLang XML site map project is to tell HREFLang Builder where to upload the files. There are three options for hosting. Option 1 – Direct Upload to Server via SFTP This option allows us to directly add the files to the server. […]
December 30, 2019

Enable Custom Index XML File Name

If you need to have a different file name for your HREFlang XML Site Map Index file you can do it by entering any name you want in the field.  This is often needed when you are using HREFLang Builder for multiple projects on the same domain or you want […]
August 1, 2019

Select User Agent

The User Agent tells the server who and what type of user is requesting the pages. Many sites use bot or spider detection tools so they don’t waste resources on people trying to seal content, do malicious things or waste resources. By default we use HREFLang Builder’s user agent to […]