There are a few key reasons for pages to be missing. They break down into two categories. You can use the following troubleshooting steps to identify the reason your URLs are missing.

Excluded from the Database

1.  The URL did not have a country match.  There is an option in the tool to allow for single pages.  By default we have it set to only add URL’s to the final XML if they have at least one match.

Excluded from HREFLang XML

2.  The URL did not render a 200 header status code, it was either a redirect or a page not found status.

3.  You have localized folders or page names and did not map them or map them correctly.

August 18, 2021

Why are some URLs missing from my XML?

There are a few key reasons for pages to be missing. They break down into two categories. You can use the following troubleshooting steps to identify the reason your URLs are missing. Excluded from the Database 1.  The URL did not have a country match.  There is an option in […]
July 14, 2021

How to download all URLs in HREFLang Builder

If you need to export the master list of all URLs in hreflang builder for all markets you can follow these steps. From the main project screen, you will see the blue “Search URLs” button – click this button to open the search screen. Download All URLs This step allows […]
June 8, 2021

How to find the source of URL(s)

If you want to find the source file that contains a URL you can use the Download URL List with Source file. To access the download source file, log into your account and go to the main “View” screen and click the green “View URLs” button to bring up the […]
June 7, 2021

Finding Included URLs

There are a number of reasons you need to see if URL(s) are included or missing from HREFLang Builder. The mot common reason is the URL is not in the Mapping Matrix when you expect it to be. The next most common case is when URL’s are in HREFLang XML […]

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