style error with '-' minus signs in front of url

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style error with '-' minus signs in front of url
« on: March 14, 2012, 10:40:03 AM »
google rejected sitemap. when i open it in browser (firefox) i see minus signs in front of all urls. when i open in notepad or dreamweaver i do not see these. I know content with no style information is not an error but the minus signs in front of the urls that microsys generated are. any ideas? thx

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Re: style error with '-' minus signs in front of url
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2012, 04:23:04 PM »
When FireFox shows XML sitemaps withput style information, it shows the URLs in tree format with "-" minus signs to collapse information and "+" to expand information for the given URL. (Try click the "-" to see for yourself.)



For more information about using styles on A1 Sitemap Generator created XML sitemaps, see:
http://www.microsystools.com/products/sitemap-generator/help/xml-sitemap-xls-stylesheet/

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Before I can comment on Google XML sitemap warnings/errors I need a lot more information such as:
  • website address
  • XML sitemap address
  • the warnings/errors Google Webmaster Tools give you
  • version of A1SG you used
  • settings (default or...)

(Do notice that just because you see a warning in Google Webmaster Tools it does not mean the entire XML sitemap was rejected.)

Just a quick extra question: Did you remember to upload your XML sitemap to the root of your website? http://example.com/sitemap.xml

If you prefer, you can also email support directly with above information:
http://www.microsystools.com/home/contact.php
« Last Edit: March 14, 2012, 04:42:05 PM by Webhelpforums »
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