Thanks m, You'd think I'd have known about that already... we use xml-sitemaps.com's free sitemap generator for a handful of sites that CoffeCup cannot handle properly [all run off the same index.php page but other dynamic pages are executed depending on the querystring parameters]. I'll have a proper look at that later today - looks like a possibility though as it appears to create a map for any URL you give it, not just ones hosted on the same server. At this stage I still think a Windows based solution is what we need so any further suggestions welcome. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Marianela Queme Sent: 16 January 2007 18:17 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Automated Generation & Submission of Google Sitemaps Hi Chris Not exactly a windows program , but it might help http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/standalone-google-sitemap-generator.html mq On 1/16/07, Chris Dempsey <evolt at cubeit.co.uk> wrote: > > Hi, > > Can anyone recommend a windows program that can be scheduled to generate > and > submit XML Sitemaps to Google? I've played with CoffeeCup Sitemapper > which > makes it real easy to schedule, generate, save and upload the XML Sitemap > via FTP but does not appear to automagically inform Google that the > content > of the file has changed. > > I know Google supplies a Python based solution but this is not ideal for > us > for reasons including: > > - the command line interface is a little complex to task our admin staff > to > deal with > - we have a lot of sites on virtual windows boxes more on virtual linux > boxes and some dedicated linux boxes as well > > We have a windows box in the office that is used to run scheduled backup > jobs so it would be ideal if we could install a bit of software on there > that could be configured with a GUI program by the admin staff and left to > update the XML Sitemaps then inform Google that they have changed. > > Anyone got any thoughts? > > Thanks, > > Chris. > > [ apologies if this post appears twice, first one was rejected as I sent > it > from the wrong account ] > > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt ! > -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !