Customize the Author Sitemap
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After enabling author archives, you will have some additional options to customize the author sitemap.
- Show author archives in search results
- Yes. The author sitemap will be created.
- No. The author sitemap will not be created.
- Show archives for authors without posts in search results.
- Yes. All authors will be included in the sitemap.
- No. Only authors with published content will be included in the sitemap.
- Need to exclude individual authors?
- Title & meta description templates
- These will be used to generate the title and meta description of the author archive page.
Exclude Individual Author
- After enabling author archives, click on ‘Users’ in the left-hand side menu.
- Click ‘edit’ for the user you want to exclude.
- Scroll to the ‘Yoast SEO settings’ and check the ‘Exclude user from Author-sitemap’ box.
- Click ‘Update User’.