DotNetNuke Blog Search Engine Sitemap Provider Installation Instructions

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


You can change some of the options for the Blog 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. showArchives -> {true,false} Whether to include the 'archive' pages for a blog. This includes the page Urls which are for each day that blog entry was added. showArchives provides a top-level setting for showDays & showMonths. Ie, is showArchives=true, then showMonths=true and showDays=true. You specify showArchives=true, and showDays=false to only show the months.
  4. showDays = {true, false} - default false. Whether to show the 'days' for a blog archive.
  5. showMonths = {true, false} - default false. Whether to show the 'months' for a blog archive.
  6. usePermalinks = {true, false} - default true. Whether to use the 'permalink' value for the blog entry, or to construct the blog entry from the tabid and entryId for the blog entry.

Last edited Sep 13, 2012 at 11:57 AM by brucerchapman, version 2


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