This library and rake task enables you to easily inform search engines when you
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
The easiest (manual) method is to invoke this gem via your project's
Default task configuration
sitemap:ping task with a default configuration suitable for a Jekyll
require 'sitemap/ping_task' ::.
This task will (a) read your Jekyll site configuration and (b) assume you're
jekyll-sitemap plugin. For example, given this site configuration in
url: https://example.com baseurl: ''
PingTask will assume your sitemap is located at
Customizing the task configuration
PingTask accepts a custom task name via constructor argument. Additional configuration can be specified by passing a block:
require 'sitemap/ping_task' ::.(:myping) do |pt| pt.description = 'My custom task description' pt.engines = [:google] # Valid options are :google and/or :bing pt.sitemap_url = 'https://example.com/custom-sitemap.xml' # Override auto-detection from _config.yml end
After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run
rake test to run the tests. You can also run
bin/console for an interactive
prompt that will allow you to experiment.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install. To
release a new version, update the version number in
version.rb, and then run
bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push
git commits and tags, and push the
.gem file to
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/t-richards/sitemap-ping.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.