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(Entry was posted by Dave Elliott on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Wednesday, August 13, 2014).

Anyone know of a decent multilingual sitemap maker?

Anyone know of a decent multilingual sitemap maker eg. that will sort out the following fairly automatically?


    http://www.example.com/main page/
                     rel="alternate"
                 hreflang="en-gb"
                 href="http://www.example.com/en-gb/mainpage"
                 />
                     rel="alternate"
                 hreflang="de-ch"
                 href="http://www.example.com/de-ch/mainpage"
                 />
   
etc etc etc, I really don`t want to do this manually!

Or can i just set up webmaster tools to do the individual folders tell google which nationale this folder is for, and that will do(at least until in find 8 hours to do stuff properly)?

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  • Dave Elliott: i don`t know how to use google, so thanks :D

    Nah, that is fine guys, was hoping for a recommendation but accept that this is quite a rare situation, so not shocked no one has a go-to tool
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  • Dave Elliott: Anyone know of a decent multilingual sitemap maker eg. that will sort out the following fairly automatically?

    <url>
     ;  ; <loc> page/</loc>
     ;  ; <xhtml:link ;
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;rel="alternate"
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;hreflang="en-gb"
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;href=""
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;/>
     ;  ; <xhtml:link ;
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;rel="alternate"
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;hreflang="de-ch"
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;href=""
     ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;  ;/>
     ;  ;
    etc etc etc,I really don't want to do this manually!

    Or can i just set up webmaster tools to do the individual folders tell google which nationale this folder is for, and that will do(at least until in find 8 hours to do stuff properly)
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