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Last updated by Mihai Apetrei 4 months, 3 weeks ago.

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March 18, 2022 at 5:53 am #10818555



Im using RankMath and wplml to manage my bilingual website hidden link
for Spanish hidden link - for English hidden link

when checking the sitemaps that Rankmath generates I don't get a separate sitemaps for different languages.

all my content in English are in the same sitemap with the Spanish. for best SEO practice I need separate sitemaps for all my languages. Kindly guide me on how could I get them without using a different domain . Thank you.

and please could you tell me is the hreflang" are working properly? Thank you!

March 19, 2022 at 12:21 am #10826167

Mihai Apetrei

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Europe/Bucharest (GMT+03:00)

Hi there.

You can get different sitemaps only if you use the "different domain per language" option:

If you don't use that option (and from what I understand, you don't), things are working a little differently so I can confirm that what you are experiencing is the expected behavior.

WPML puts in "hreflang" tags into each page automatically so a new sitemap link for each language is not needed. That is why you don't have the translated links in the sitemap.

You can also see Rankmath's response here:
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I hope that you will find this information helpful.

Kind regards,
Mihai Apetrei