Yet Another Sitemap Plugin (YASM)

by NoRules 5 Stars 215 Downloads

Create a sitemap for your forum and update it with the frequency you want

Project Details

[Image: YASM-Logo.png]
Allows you to create a sitemap of your forum.

- Forum Index and/or Portal added by default at maximum frequency and priority.
- You choose to show or not hidden threads, events, help docs.
- You select the update frequency of threads, events, help docs.
- You select the priority of threads, events, help docs.
- You select the update frequency of the sitemap.
## INSTALLATION ##
1. Upload all files keeping the file structure intact.
2. Go to Configuration > Plugins
3. Click "Install & Activate"
4. Go to Configuration > Settings > Yet Another Sitemap (YASM)
5. Configure the settings of the sitemap as you wish
6. Enjoy!

## SETTINGS ##
- Active: Activate / Deactivate the plugin.
- Threads Frequency: Select your threads' update frequency for bots. You can choose among always, hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, never.
- Threads Priority: Select your threads' priority. Valid values range from 0.0 to 1.0. Please note that assigning a high priority to all of the URLs on your site is not likely to help you. Since the priority is relative, it is only used to select between URLs on your site.
- Style XML: Do you want to style the XML file? For XML content, the style information is not obligatory, and XML sitemaps are not visible to visitors only to bots.
- Show Hidden Threads: Do you want to list in the sitemap the guest hidden threads? If they are listed, guests will not have access to them, as in the forum. Only the link of the thread will show up.
- Show Events: Do you want to list events in the sitemap?
- Events Frequency: Select your sitemap's update frequency for the Events.
- Events Priority: Select your sitemap's priority for the Events. Valid values range from 0.0 to 1.0. Please note that assigning a high priority to all of the URLs on your site is not likely to help you. Since the priority is relative, it is only used to select between URLs on your site.
- Show Help Documents: Do you want to list in the sitemap the Help Documents?
- Help Documents Frequency: Select your sitemap's update frequency for the Help Documents.
- Help Documents Priority: Select your sitemap's priority for the Help Documents. Valid values range from 0.0 to 1.0. Please note that assigning a high priority to all of the URLs on your site is not likely to help you. Since the priority is relative, it is only used to select between URLs on your site.
- Update Frequency of the Sitemap: Select your sitemap's task automatic update frequency. It could be from 15 minutes to weekly. This is the minimum time interval to update the sitemap. Please note that assigning a lower update frequency to big forums could result in high load of the server.

## UPDATING ##
From version 1.2 to version 1.3: replace the old /inc/plugins/yetanothersitemap.php file with the new one.

Older versions to version 1.3.: You must first deactivate/uninstall the plugin, upload all new files and the reactivate/install.

## UNINSTALLING ##
After uninstall, you'll have to delete the sitemap.xml file in your root forum's folder.

Image based in Kirill Kazachek's icon.

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