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Quickfix: SEO Yoast XML Parsing Error Not Well-Formed

07/03/2014

Are you having issues with your WordPress SEO Yoast sitemap? Do you get an XML Parsing Error when trying to view your sitemap? Well fear not, here is our quick guide to get it fixed… enjoy.

Do you get this error – XML Parsing Error Not Well-Formed – when trying to get your sitemap working?

XML Parsing Error: not well-formed

Well fear not, here is our quick fix.

  1. First off, log into your website using your favourite FTP client
  2. Navigate to “/wp-content/plugins/WordPress-seo/css/” and download xml-sitemap.xsl
  3. Now take this copy and place it back into your website root

That’s it!

If you’re having any further issues with technical set up, we have a great selection of tutorials available on our blog.