How to Generate Sitemap in PHP ? Dynamic sitemap Generator in PHP

In this tutorial im going to learn how to generate Sitemap. In this tutorial im going to share how to generate dynamic sitemap using php.

first create below file


Next go to index.php file and put below code.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <script src=""></script>
    <script src=""></script>
    <title>Site Map Generator</title>


<body bgcolor="#D5C826">

    <div class="loader">
        <img src="loading.gif" alt="Loading.../">

        <marquee behavior="" direction=""> Site Map Generator </marquee>
        <img src="img/loader.gif" id="gif" style="display: block; margin: 0 auto; width: 100px; visibility: hidden;">
            <div id="pageloader">
                <img src="abc.gif" alt="processing..." />
            <form method="POST" action="generate_sitemap.php">
        <label for="website_url">Website URL:</label>
        <input type="text" id="website_url" name="website_url" required>
        <button type="submit">Generate Sitemap</button>
<!-- page reload loader by amit  -->
<script type="text/javascript">
    window.addEventListener("load", function () {
        const loader = document.querySelector(".loader");
        loader.className += " hidden";

    $(document).ready(function () {
        $("#myform").on("submit", function () {
        }); //submit
    }); //document ready
<!-- page loader by amit  -->


Next to create below file


Next go to generate_sitemap.php file and put below code.


function generateSitemapXML($url)
    $xml = '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>' . PHP_EOL;
    $xml .= '<urlset xmlns="">' . PHP_EOL;

    // Add the homepage URL
    $xml .= '<url>' . PHP_EOL;
    $xml .= '<loc>' . $url . '</loc>' . PHP_EOL;
    $xml .= '<changefreq>daily</changefreq>' . PHP_EOL;
    $xml .= '<priority>1.0</priority>' . PHP_EOL;
    $xml .= '</url>' . PHP_EOL;

    // Add other pages to the sitemap
    $pages = [
        // Add more pages here

    foreach ($pages as $page) {
        $pageUrl = rtrim($url, '/') . $page;
        $xml .= '<url>' . PHP_EOL;
        $xml .= '<loc>' . $pageUrl . '</loc>' . PHP_EOL;
        $xml .= '<changefreq>weekly</changefreq>' . PHP_EOL;
        $xml .= '<priority>0.8</priority>' . PHP_EOL;
        $xml .= '</url>' . PHP_EOL;

    $xml .= '</urlset>' . PHP_EOL;

    return $xml;

// Get the website URL from the form submission or set a default value
$websiteUrl = isset($_POST['website_url']) ? $_POST['website_url'] : '';

// Generate the sitemap XML
$sitemapXml = generateSitemapXML($websiteUrl);

// Set the appropriate headers for download
header('Content-Type: application/xml');
header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="sitemap.xml"');

// Output the sitemap XML
echo $sitemapXml;

Now run the file


Hi I am Amit Kumar Thakur Experienced as s Software Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap4, PHP, Laravel-9 , REST API,FB API,Google API, Youtube Api, Bitbucket,Github,Linux and jQuery. Strong engineering professional focused in Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. Currently my profile is to Software Developer, analyze the requirement, creating frame for web application, coding and maintenance.

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