Magento module which adds models to generate XML sitemaps.

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v0.1.0 2017-10-04 08:48 UTC

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This extension simplifies the sitemap.xml generation.

How it works

It is very simple.

Every 30 minutes, according to the cron setup in app/etc/config.xml the sitemaps will be generated.

By default there is not sitemap defined. You can add sitemaps by observing the event mbiz_sitemap_generate_sitemap and add a sitemap to the index in your code.


This is an observer of the event mbiz_sitemap_generate_sitemap.

class Acme_Demo_Model_Observer
    public function generateSitemaps(Varien_Event_Observer $observer)
        // Fill the sitemap
        $sitemap = Mage::getModel('mbiz_sitemap/sitemap');
        $collection = Mage::getResourceModel('acme_demo/article_collection');
        foreach ($collection as $article) {
                $article->getUrl(), // URL
                date('c', strtotime($article->getUpdatedAt())), // Last Updated
                'monthly', // Frequency
                0.8 // Priority
        // Generate the XML file
            Mage::getBaseDir() . DS . 'sitemaps' . DS . 'articles.xml', // The XML file
          	Mage::getUrl('', [ // The URL
            	'_direct' => 'sitemaps/articles.xml',
            	'_type' => Mage_Core_Model_Store::URL_TYPE_DIRECT_LINK,


Where is the sitemap index?

You can find the index there: /sitemap-index-CODE.xml where CODE is the store's code. By default it is /sitemap-index-default.xml.

For now the module generates only for the store with store_id=1.

How can I change the schedule?

You can change the schedule by updating the configuration with your own module. By now it is not possible to change it using the admin panel.

Where do I need to generate the sitemaps?

You choose where to generate the sitemap in your observer.

By default the module creates the directory /sitemaps. So you can generate them in it.

But if you want to generate your sitemaps somewhere else you can, it will work well.

Can I generate the sitemaps myself?

Yes, just run this code:





This module is maintained by Monsieur Biz.