Remove all author and tag pages from sitemap

Hi, I have noindex on my tag and author pages, however, if you have noindex pages that are on your site map, google search console shows them as errors. Is there a way to remove tag pages and author pages from the automatically generated sitemap? As most don’t have enough content to be in any way beneficial for SEO.

I have looked on the forum and in 2018 there was a response to a similar post saying that this functionality was being built at the time and to track it here. However, that appears to just exclude tag & author pages with no posts, not those with very few posts.

So is there any way to completely get rid of tag and author pages from my sitemap?

Any help would be hugely appreciated

Ghost’s sitemap is automatically generated. If you want a custom one, you’d need to build it using routes and templates, using the same methodology as this tutorial for building custom RSS feeds:

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Hi Hana, thank you for the link. If I build a custom sitemap, how should I disable the Ghost’s generated one?


same problem. How should i disabled it from sitemap ? Did you find any method or trick ? please let me know.

Sadly not @Keval_Rathod - and google still find and crawl those sitemaps even if you don’t submit them in search console.

@Hannah is it possible?

@Hannah is it possible?

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@Hannah up. How to disable Ghost-generated sitemap? @Sarah maybe?