How to install a Google Sitemap using One-Click-Installers

Applies to:
Professional Hosting


Time Needed:
5 minutes


This is a quick step-by-step guide to installing a Google XML Sitemap via the Control Panel.

Sitemaps are a way to tell Google about pages on your site that might not otherwise be discovered. In its simplest terms, an XML sitemap is a list of the pages on your website. Creating and submitting a sitemap helps make sure that Google knows about all the pages on your site, including URLs that may not be discoverable by Google's normal crawling process. For more information please read Google's 'About Sitemaps' article.

How to install a Google XML Sitemap

Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly, you'll need to login into your account at

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Manage Sites' icon.

This will bring up a list of websites or domain names you have in your account. Simply choose the website you wish to edit by clicking on it.

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Step 3

Choose 'Installers'

After you have clicked on the website you wish to edit, you will be presented with your website overview page. Choose 'Installers' from the product navigation.

Choose 'Installers'

Step 4

Choose 'Google XML Sitemap'

The 'One Click Installers' page provides a list of the different installers you can install on your account. To continue installing a Google Sitemap, simply click on the 'Google XML Sitemap' icon.

Choose 'Google XML Sitemap'

Step 5

Google Verification

Before you run this installation script you need to sign up for a Google account. If you do not already have a Google account, you can sign up for one here.

Once you have created your Google account, go to the Google Webmaster Sitemap Tool page and login.

Next, click on "Add Site" and enter your domain as "". Then go to the "Verify Site" area.

From here select the "Upload a HTML file" option and you will see a filename after (1), such as google1234512334ab234f.html. This is the filename needed in the "Verification Filename" field below.

Google verification

Step 6

Install a Google Sitemap

Returning to the installation page inside the Control Panel, choose the domain or sub domain you wish to install a Google Sitemap to. Once you have selected a domain you can enter your verification filename in full, as covered in Step 5.

Install Google Sitemap

Step 7

Finish Installation

After you have clicked on the 'Google Sitemap' button, the installation process will begin. Upon completion, the message 'Google sitemaps installed successfully' will be displayed.

Finish Installation

Step 8

Setup sitemap via Webmaster Tools

To complete the installation process, return back to Google Webmaster Tools and click 'Verify', to verify your site.

On the new screen that appears click 'Submit a Sitemap'. On the following screen again choose 'Submit a Sitemap' and in the text box add:


Your sitemap will now be installed.

Setup sitemap via Webmaster Tools

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