DotNetNuke Forum Search Engine Sitemap Provider Installation Instructions

To install the Forum Sitemap Provider 2.0, you must first install the Base Search Engine Sitemap and have the DotNetNuke Forum Module installed.

Installation Steps

  1. Log on as a host/super user and navigate to the Host->Extensions page
  2. Select the option to install a new extension
  3. Load the Forum Module Provider install package (available from the Downloads tab on this site
  4. Click through the Install Wizard
  5. Check that the installation completed correctly.
  6. Request the {domainname}/SearchEngineSitemap.aspx Url for your site, and look through the entries to locate the Forum Module entries.


You can change some of the options for the Forum sitemap provider by editing the web.config file directly. Always take a backup before making changes to the web.config file.
  1. Find the <searchEngineSitemap> <add name="View_Blog.... /> entry in the web.config file
  2. Add or edit attributes according the following list of options:
  3. maxEntries : default -1 -> change to a set integer value to restrict the number of forum Urls that are included in the sitemap. Forum groups, forums + threads are included in descending order, so the latest threads/forums/groups will always be included first.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 11:59 AM by brucerchapman, version 1


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