Introduction

Search & Indexing, Site Map, SEO & Metadata

OSMap is a Joomla sitemap generator. It will build an SEO-friendly XML sitemap for Google and other search engines. It will also build an HTML sitemap for your visitors.

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Our Joomla sitemap extension is the most popular, it's very easy to use, and will save you a lot of time.

Sitemap Features in the Free version:

  • Automatically builds an XML sitemap which is SEO-friendly
  • Automatically builds an HTML sitemap to display to your site visitors
  • Automatically builds an image sitemap for Google and other search engines
  • Automatically builds a Google News sitemap
  • Supports all Joomla core extensions, including expanded indexing
  • Supports menu item indexing for 3rd party extensions
  • Implements the Priority XML sitemap tag for each sitemap item
  • Implements the Priority Frequency sitemap tag for each sitemap item
  • All our of our Joomla Sitemap features are well documented

It's easy to upgrade to the Pro version. Pro version has these features:

  • OSMap Pro supports expanded indexing for several non-core extensions
  • Implements a "Noindex, Nofollow" option for single items in your sitemap
  • Powerful caching system for large sitemaps Multi-column layouts for your HTML sitemaps

About the Company

Joomlashack was founded the day after Joomla started, all the way back in 2005. We’ve created and acquired a large collection of Joomla extensions over the years. We also have easy-to-use Joomla templates and the most popular Joomla training in the world.

So you can be sure that if you use our sitemap generator, you have a solid company behind you to support you.

FAQs:

What is a Sitemap?

A sitemap is a collection of links on your website. It creates an index that helps Google and other search engines to find your content.

Why does Google need a sitemap of your site?

It doesn’t need it, but it is very helpful to Google. With your Joomla sitemap enabled, Google knows exactly what links/pages are on the site. And it’s all in one place, ordered and in a format that’s very SEO-friendly. Therefore, Google doesn’t have to transverse your entire site looking for pages.

What are the benefits of sitemaps?

The biggest benefit to a sitemap is that your content gets added to Google quickly. With our sitemap, it is able to add your new pages in hours or days rather than weeks or months.

Why is it free? What’s the catch?

There is no catch. We want you to use and love our sitemap generator. You’re free to use it on as many sites as you want. We make our money by selling some extra features (like caching) in the Pro version. But you have everything you need in the Free version to create a professional Joomla sitemap.

What are the Technical Requirements?

Joomla 3 and PHP 5.6+.

How can I install your sitemap generator?

  1. Download the latest version of OSMap
  2. Go to your Joomla administrator
  3. Extensions -> Manage -> Install
  4. Upload OSMap and click the Install button

How can I upgrade to the latest version?

We integrate with Joomla’s update manager. You can update from your admin area by going to Extensions -> Manage -> Update, select OSMap, and click the update button.

That’s it! Nice and easy.

Alternatively, upgrading manually is the same steps as installing and everything will automatically be upgraded for you.

Can I use your sitemap generator in commercial projects?

Yes, our sitemap generator is licensed under the GPL. So you can use it in personal and commercial project, including in your client projects.

Can I see a demo of the generated sitemaps?

Yes, we have a demo page for both the XML sitemap and the HTML sitemap.

Where can I get support?

Use our contact form and one of our team will reply promptly. We pride ourselves on our support.

Functionality
Good functionality I recommend this product to create sitemap for your website.
Ease of use
Yes it' easy to use this product, a good choice to create a sitemap quickly for you web site !
Support
Thank you for the answer of support !
Quick and efficient support :) ! Good job !
Documentation
I used this to: At work for many web sites and it's good ! Thank you to this product
Functionality
Since my hosting company stopped the creation of Google sitemaps for joomla sites I have used Joomlashack's OSMAp
Ease of use
no problem very quick to install and use have many new Joomla sites and it is quick to use
Support
excellent got a reply with less than an hour for a question I had
Documentation
very helpful and great way to find other ways to use this item eg add to Joomla sites menu
I used this to: My Joomla sites since my host stopped providing creation for new Joomla sites
Functionality
Sitemap is generated based on menu items, however it's useless because links indexed by Google are more than ones included in the sitemap
Ease of use
It would be easy if it had some effect, but no new links have been indexed by Google... totally no advantages using this sitemap
Support
I went through the documentation and forum then having a pro license i've even contacted the support team
Documentation
I used this to: Almost a dozen of websites of our clients, tested this extension very carefully compared to results in Google Search Console. However no real gain thanks to this sitemap, the bot is able to find more links than the ones that OSMAP is able to send. I switched to a crawler sitemap
Owner's reply: Unfortunately, this is a fake user. Someone has been leaving fake reviews on OSMap. "Andrew Mclane" has never been a member of Joomlashack, has never contacted us and in all likelihood, does not exist.

OSMAP Free Version



Posted on 03 July 2019
Functionality
It needs some trial and error. Is however no problem. The possibilities to keep pages out of the sitemap and the image-sitemap are super.
Ease of use
It takes some time to check what can be done. Some features seem to have no influence on the HTML or XML Sitemap. Simply try.
Support
Looks OK to me. I wrote an eMail and a quick answer came back. Thanks for that.
Documentation
On the webseite there are some questions. Not for my problem. See below.
I used this to: In Version 4.2.20, Joomla 3.9.x and latest PHP Version, the order of the HTML Sitemap is partly scrambled. SOLUTION: Set "Ignore Duplicated Items" to NO. Although it stated to be a XML Feature it works out on the HTML Sitemap! Simply try, if the order of the HTML Sitemap is wrong
Functionality
I'm using OSMap free and this has helped with SEO for my Joomla pages. For a free version I'm very impressed.
Ease of use
Quite easy to set up and create a xml sitemap to submit to Google,
Support
Even though I'm using the free OSMap component they responded to my tech message on the same day with advice, I got free support too. Thanks
Documentation
Have never used the documentation for OSMap which I'm very happy with.
I used this to: I use OSMap free for creating html and xml sitemaps on all my Joomla powered websites. I submit the xml url to Google.
Functionality
Good if you use for Joomla components but no support for all extensions is included
Ease of use
Very very difficult to understand how to integrate it with the shop component, i can't figure out where to start
Support
No support, only if you are a premium member you get some answer
Documentation
No documentation, only if you pay you get it so be careful to what you do
I used this to: Tried to use it on the company website for the shop, sadly uninstalled after a while. Looks like this is something done to drive money, if you want support you have to pay, if you want more extensions you have to pay.... so definitely not a free extension
Owner's reply: Unfortunately, this is a fake user. Someone has been leaving fake reviews on OSMap. "Schofer Germany Gmbh" is a German company who deny ever using OSMap. They have never been a member of Joomlashack, has never contacted us and are writing false information. Our support is open to everyone: https://www.joomlashack.com/contact-us/. The documentation is comprehensive: https://www.joomlashack.com/docs/osmap
Functionality
The processes are logical and similar across their suite of helpful products.
Ease of use
If it doesn't work straight out-of-the-box, I realise it's my understanding that's lagging, not the functionality of the extension.
Support
Above and beyond. The ticketing management team sets a standard that hard to beat.
Documentation
I used this to: Pro Sitemaps for a large blog based sites and google consol submissions.

Excelente



Posted on 19 June 2019
Functionality
Ofrece lo que necesitas para tener un mapa de sitio adecuado. Toma todos los menus y lo hace muy fácil.
Ease of use
Excelente, nada más lo instalé y pude obtener el mapa de sitio que requería para meterlo a Google
Support
Excelente, tenía una duda, envie un mensaje por medio de su formulario y me contestaron de inmediato. Muy amables.
Documentation
Cuando tuve una duda me contestaron en soporte y en la respuesta me compartieron ligas de ayuda.
I used this to: XML sitempas y así obtener un mapa de sitio para utulizarlo en Google. La verdad que fue nada complicado.
Functionality
I love how quickly OSMap was implemented. It renders all types of files needed to post your sitemap in the website and submit for search.
Ease of use
Very simple to install and easy to configure. Novices can do it with patience.
Support
I should have read the documents better. I found the Extension but missed the Component when configuring. My fault.
Documentation
Found the XML link url after some looking. I should have read completely first.
I used this to: Made a sitemap for a website. It displays nicely in the HTML using the CSS, and the XML file was accepted by Google immediately.
Functionality
Simply worked! Some reviews score badly for only using the Joomla Menu system, but, Joomla is based on the menu system so it works perfectly
Ease of use
Worked straight after install. provides XML, HTML, finds New Articles/Blogs and images. A lesson in simplicity and function
Support
Not needed, but its Joomlashack and the guys are very diligent and documentation is easy to find and very clear
Documentation
Again, not needed, but the Joomlshack site is well known for clear instructions
I used this to: After this implementation I will use it for every site. It has basically now become a core function
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OSMap

Version:
4.2.20
Developer:
Joomlashack
Last updated:
Apr 08 2019
Date added:
Mar 05 2015
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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Compatibility:
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