How to add a topic page to sitemap in nopCommerce

A sitemap acts as a phone directory for your website that gives information about all the pages of your website. In order to have a successfully online business, a website’s ranking is quite important when it comes to search engines. A sitemap is mainly beneficial in two areas:

1) It allows users / online shoppers to easily find any page(s) that they are interested in viewing / browsing

2) It allows search engines (like Bing, Google & Yahoo etc) to index your website and tells them the location of the pages

So, when you add any new page to your site, it is important to add it in the sitemap.Today, we will go over the process of adding a topic page to sitemap in nopCommerce.

To access your sitemap, simple go to this URL:

OR, you can go to the footer of your nopCommerce website and find this link:


To add a new topic page to your sitemap, go to: Administration > Content Management > Topics


From the list of topic pages, select the page that you would like to add to sitemap. In this example, we will be adding “Conditions of use” page to sitemap (click “edit”).


On the topic details page, scroll down and ENABLE (or CHECK) the option to add the page to sitemap like this:


SAVE changes and let’s view the changes on the sitemap.


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6 Reasons why we should (and will) keep using PrestaShop 1.6

With the upcoming release of PrestaShop 1.7, you might think it’s time to drop 1.6 and focus on the new version. Wrong! Let’s see why PrestaShop 1.6 will still be the best choice to start your e-commerce business for the next couple of years.

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How to submit your product data feed to Google Shopping in nopCommerce

Google Shopping is a rapidly growing channel where e-Commerce merchants can list their products. Google Shopping, formerly Google Product Search, Google Products and Froogle, is a Google service which allows users to search for products on online shopping websites and compare prices between different vendors. (Source: Wikipedia)

nopCommerce (out of the box) supports exporting products to the Google Shopping XML format. This enables store owners to promote their products & services and get more visibility so that end users (online shoppers) can easily find products online. Today, we will go over the process of submitting y our product data feed to Google Shopping in nopCommerce.

To learn more about Google Shopping, refer to the following:

In order to generate Google Shopping feed for your product line:

Go to: Administrator > Configuration > Plugins


In the plugin list, look for “Promotion Feeds – Google Shopping” and click on the “Configure” button:


Now, configure the settings as per your needs / requirements and click on the button “Generate feed”


Now, you will get an option to download the feed. Once you have the feed file ready, simple upload the product data feed to Google and make it available to Google Shopping service.

Hope it helps!


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