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How can I delete an old sitemap from Google search console. I see the "Submit" button, but do not anything for removing a sitemap.

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Follow these steps to delete a sitemap from Google search console:

  • Login to Google Search Console.
  • Click on "Sitemaps" under the "Index" present on the left menu. It will show all sitemaps of your website.
  • Click on the sitemap that you wish to remove. It will take you to a new page.
  • Besides "OPEN SITEMAP" on the top right corner, you will find 3 dots button. Click the 3 dots button to see the "Remove sitemap" button.
How to delete a sitemap
  • Click on the "Remove sitemap" button. If will show a popup asking "Cancel" or "Remove". Select "Remove" and your sitemap will be deleted.

How to delete a sitemap

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