Google news sitemap helps the Google news algorithm to understand the contents of your website and helps in Google news site approval.
With the news sitemap of Google you have the power to block or unblock the contents of your web pages. This means whatever you want Google news algorithm to publish in Google index that should only be published and whatever you want to block you can give the instructions in Google News sitemap.
You might be having the regular website Google sitemap but it is recommended that you create Google News sitemap. This will enable the google news automatic bot to discover your news content, crawl your news pages and index your news in the google news search results.
So if you use the sitemaps of news, the chances of your content to be discoverable in the Google news searches enhances.
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Google news sitemap guidelines | Google news sitemap requirements
ﾉ* You should publish the URL of your news in the Google news sitemap if it is 2 days old and you can also remove these urls after 2 days but it will remain in the index for at least 30 days.
ﾉ* You should make it a habit to publish the urls of the news content on regular basis in Google news sitemaps so that it is discoverable and indexed by the Google News.
ﾉ* When you publish the new URL in the Google News sitemaps make sure you do not create a different sitemap for different news.
ﾉ* News sitemap Google should have maximum of one thousand urls and if it is more than thousand then you should make a another sitemap and if there are several sitemaps then you should make an index sitemap file which should contain the maximum 50,000 sitemaps and anything more than this can create a server issues.
ﾉ* You should not use the Google generated website sitemap but create the Google News Sitemap.
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(06:10) Example of Google news sitemap format (XML format) | Google news sitemap generator or manual coding.
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Google news sitemap plugin sometimes miss the required contents. So its advisable to generate sitemap manually.
When the sitemap is ready then it should be submitted via Google search console and make sure that you upload your sitemaps at the top level directory so that it is easy for the the Google news automatic algorithm to discover your contents of news.
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