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Static site plus blog on root subfolder separate site maps or not?

9:09 pm on Nov 5, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Our main static HTML site www.example.com and dynamic WP blog on blog.example.com are two different properties in Webmaster tools with separated site maps.

Now, we have migrated WP blog.example.com to www.example.com/blog, added new property in Webmaster Tools console and submitted site map.

Should we have one site map for static www.example.comn and WP www.example.com/blog or keep them separated?
10:44 pm on Nov 5, 2017 (gmt 0)

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One domain, one sitemap, unless you've got tens of thousands of URLs on each.

In any case, a sitemap is not that important. Search engines should be finding all your pages anyway.
12:02 pm on Nov 6, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Thank you Lucy for your help and time.

We use to have 2 sitemaps when blog was on subdomain. We have implemented 301 redirect from subdomain to subfolder.

Do we need to remove blog as separate property in Webmaster tools if there is going to be only one site map?