XML Sitemaps - Overview

This documentation provides technical information about how Yoast SEO generates and/or manages XML sitemaps.


  • Our functional specification describes the logic we use to construct and output XML sitemaps for various content types and conditions.
  • Our API documentation provides examples of how technical users and developers can modify the default behavior.
  • You can learn more about the role of XML Sitemaps in our products on our feature overview page.

Further reading