404 Sitemaps To Remove Them In The New Google Search Console

Jan 31, 2019 • 7:36 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Google's John Mueller was asked on Twitter if there is a way in the new Google Search Console to remove old Sitemaps files. He said you can 404 them to remove them. Maybe Google will add a button to delete old Sitemap files there but for now, 404ing them will eventually get them to be removed.

Here is the Q&A on that topic:

Here is what the section looks like:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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