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[SOLVED] WordPress Yoast SEO XML Sitemap Page Not found error

Page Not found error or sitemap missing

  • You have installed Yoast, the best SEO plugin for WordPress
  • You have Enabled it from the backend
  • Yet, when clicking on the "You can find your XML Sitemap here" or by going to www.yourwebsite.com/sitemap_index.xml , a Page not found error is displayed.

Page not foun using WordPress Yoast SEO xml sitemap

Your sitemap is not missing. Before trying to do all the technical troubleshooting as mentioned in some WordPress forum threads, try to:

  1. Disable, then Save
  2. Enable, then Save again
  3. Clear browser cache (normally, under Tools > delete cache, or Ctrl + Shift + Delete)
  4. Check / Refresh your sitemap page again

Enable Disable XML Sitemaps Yoast SEO

WordPress XML sitemap for search engine optimization and visibility

Or, if this fails, then check all recommendations or fixes found in WP forums:

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