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XML Sitemap URL Extractor

The XML Sitemap URL Extractor is a tool to extract the URLs from an XML sitemap. This tool allows you to fetch an XML sitemap from a remote website or paste the sitemap contents directly. The extracted URLs are displayed in a output box, you can also export the URLs as a CSV file.



Open the following URL in your browser: https://cors-anywhere.herokuapp.com
Click on the "Request temporary access to the demo server" button to enable the CORS Anywhere proxy.



Extracted URLs

Free XML Sitemap URL Extractor Tool

The free XML Sitemap URL Extractor is a tool to simplify the process of extracting URLs from an XML sitemap. With options to fetch sitemaps from remote websites or input sitemap content directly, this easy-to-use tool displays the extracted URLs in a clean output box and allows users to export them as a CSV file for further analysis or use in various projects.

It verifies that your XML sitemaps include all crucial and indexable URLs, improving your site's discoverability. It helps you identify non-indexable URLs in your sitemaps, preventing waste of crawl budget on non-indexable pages.

It provides insights into how your sitemaps incorporate various content types, such as images, videos, news, and localized URLs. It enhances your data analysis when reviewing a site's information architecture, facilitating informed decisions on content and linking strategies.

It can be used for competitor analysis, understand what your competitors are doing with URLs, such as how many keywords are present in the URL path.

The XML Sitemap URL Extractor tool also proves invaluable when conducting competitor research. By extracting URLs from a competitor's XML sitemap, you can gain insights into their site structure, the types of content they prioritize, and their SEO strategies. This can provide a benchmark for your own site and highlight potential opportunities for improvement. It's an effective, indirect method to learn from your competitors' successes and challenges, and to refine your own digital strategy accordingly.


How to Use:

  1. Load a remote XML sitemap:
    • Enter the URL of the XML sitemap in the input field labeled "Enter the URL of the XML sitemap".
    • Open "https://cors-anywhere.herokuapp.com" and click on the "Request temporary access to the demo server" button to enable the CORS Anywhere proxy for your session.
    • Click the "Load Sitemap" button to fetch the XML sitemap content. The content will be displayed in the input textarea.
    • Note: If you encounter a "NetworkError" or "Forbidden" error while loading the sitemap, it may be due to the browser's same-origin policy. Please ensure you enable the CORS Anywhere proxy to avoid such issues. The CORS Anywhere is a popular proxy designed to bypass the browser's same-origin policy.
  2. Paste an XML sitemap manually:
    • If you prefer to paste the XML sitemap content directly, you can do so in the input textarea labeled "Or paste your XML sitemap here".
  3. Extract URLs:
    • Click the "Extract URLs" button to process the XML sitemap contents and extract the URLs.
    • The extracted URLs will be displayed in the output textbox.
  4. Export to CSV:
    • Once you have the extracted URLs displayed in the output textarea, click the "Export to CSV" button to download a CSV file containing the extracted URLs.

With these simple steps, the XML Sitemap URL Extractor makes it easy for you to obtain a list of URLs from any XML sitemap for further analysis or use in your projects.




"The XML Sitemap URL Extractor makes URL extraction from sitemaps a breeze. Brilliant for competitor research."
Chris Lever - Technical SEO Consultant