Almost all website or Blog use Google webmaster tools for
managing their site. And we can easily detect any error through Google
webmaster tools. This is a matter of concern when we saw error in sitemap, because
if error arise on sitemap then our Blog or website significantly affect on
Couple of month ago we have face a critical problem about
sitemap disaster on Google search console. Almost all website those who used
Google webmaster tool they has seen suddenly their website’s content indexing
only 151 URL. The main reason behind this at that time Google’s engineer was
working on server. As a result I was shared a solution for indexing page by
page in Google webmaster tool. But this method was a temporary solution. Now
Google engineers fixed the issue and now we shouldn’t have indexing problem.
But the problem remains for page by page sitemap
submission system. For submitting page by page sitemap we used below code-
But after few days in our webmaster tool we have see some
error with warning message that URL not
followed. As well as we have seen below message that-
When we tested a sample of URLs from your Sitemap, we
found that some URLs redirect to other locations. We recommend that your
Sitemap contain URLs that point to the final destination (the redirect target)
instead of redirecting to another URL.
Webmaster was anxious about this error message on Google
webmaster tool. But finally I have find out the solution by resubmitting the sitemap.
And I have seen all error has gone from my Google webmaster tool instantly. So
for solving the error please follow the below steps-
1 Go tohttps://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=enand sign in with Gmail account
click on your blog to enter it to the webmaster Tools
3 Fromleft side
click onCrawl to
expend and select Sitemaps
4 Now remove
all previous sitemap code.
5 After removingall previous sitemap codes go to at the top right side and click
on red colorAdd/Test Sitemap button. And add sitemap with below code.
6 Now click
Submit Sitemap button.
That’s it you will see all previous error has gone instantly. You can
click on your sitemap to see sitemaps list in your submitted sitemap index.
I hope URL not followed error won’t visible in future. And let me know how
you have solved URL not followed issue?
How to fix the Google Webmaster Tools warning: URL not followed?
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