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Create Sitemaps of Websites at Localhost or Disk

It is possible to crawl your website at localhost or local disk and still create valid XML sitemaps and HTML sitemaps.
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Scan Website on Local Disk

If you have your website files placed at e.g. c:\myprojects\website\example\, prefer to scan offline and do not have a local webserver, you can still easily create sitemaps of your website.

Simply point A1 Sitemap Generator to c:\myprojects\website\example\ and hit the Start scan button.


Scan Website on Localhost

Check your webserver documentation on how to access your website on your own computer at http://localhost / http://127.0.0.1.

If the computer hosting your website is not a Windows or Mac machine, you will need to either:
  • Run the sitemapping software from another Windows or Mac computer within your local network. (Technically that is no longer localhost, but still often much faster than crawling websites online.)
  • Run our sitemap generator through some Windows emulator / virtualization software. For Linux, Wine is a good choice.


Installing a Webserver on Your Own Computer

Popurlar webserver related products include:
  • Webservers: Apache (Linux, Windows etc.), Xitami / X5 (Linux, Windows etc.) and IIS (Windows).
  • Scripting languages: PHP (Linux, Windows etc.).
  • Databases: MySql (Linux, Windows etc.).

If you encounter any problems, you are recommended to:
  • Test and get things working one at a time.
  • Check search engines for tutorials and step-by-step guides.
  • Ask in support forums. Many people regularly answer questions in these.
  • Note: We can not offer direct support on these topics.


Change Website Root Path When Creating XML sitemaps

It is easy to set and override the root path used in generated XML sitemaps.

localhost xml sitemap root

Remember to build the sitemap files again after changing this setting.
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Build all kinds of sitemaps including text, visual HTML / CSS, RSS, XML, image, video, news and mobile for all your websites no matter the platform they use.
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