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Offline Retro Lad

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I am receiving this error on my XML sitemap. http://retrobuffs.com/sitemap.xml

What is the fix for it? I am using Akyhne's Curve Minimal Multicolor - Stone theme. Google does not seem to have a problem with the sitemap that I submitted to them?

Thank you!

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That's not an error. That's absolutely as expected. Sitemaps aren't for you to look at, they are designed for a machine to process and if Google doesn't have a problem, that's because they don't have a problem... it's data to be processed by a machine and it won't 'look' at it!
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Good to know, thank you! Is there a way to remove all of that from the footer if it is unnecessary? I know we have to keep the SMF and theme creator credits, but why thes?

XHTML RSS Sitemap XMLWAP2

Thanks again Arantor. I know I have a lot of noobish questions.

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Ask the mod's author. I don't know why they added it in the first place to be honest.
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oh... and you can remove any of those footer things, if you like
(most of them can be turned off in admin anyway)
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oh... and you can remove any of those footer things, if you like
(most of them can be turned off in admin anyway)

Where would I find this option? I went to admin>Current theme and there isn't the option.

Contacting the author is not likely an option. I posted a question directly on his forum a week ago and no answer. There doesn't seem to have been any answers to anything in a year or too, lol. This leads me to want to switch themes entirely, but, I have not found any other theme, free or paid, that has the same retro feel to it.

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The theme has nothing to do with the sitemap mod copyright. If the mod's license requires you to display the copyright, you are free to remove the mod and use another one. If it says nothing about displaying the copyright on your pages, go ahead and remove the copyright. Whether a particular copyright is displayed is normally independent of the theme in use. You can check with the default theme by either switching to it or adding ;theme=1 to the end of the URL.

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well, it looks like the sitemap link has probably been added to index.template.php and, if you want to get rid of the xhtml and the wap2 links, you'll probably have to edit them out in the same file...

the RSS is activated in the news section
index.php?action=admin;area=news;sa=settings#xmlnews_enable


Mr. Phil.... it's not a copyright.
it's just the link to the sitemap, which is XML and not readble by normal/non tehcnical humans
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