WriteMaps Learning Center

Sitemap Page Options

Add New Page Add a new page by: A) Selecting the + beneath the page: B) Use one of the three keyboard shortcuts to add below (ALT + ↓), add to the right (ALT + →) or to add multiple new pages below (ALT + a number, ie. 1-9):   Add Page Color Add page color by:…

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Create a Sitemap

Plans available to: ALL* 1. Once logged in, go to “MY SITEMAPS” on the top, right-hand side of the home page. Alternatively, login and go directly to http://writemaps.com/wmaps/. 2. Click on ‘Create New Sitemap’: 3. Name your new sitemap:  4. Press enter, and you will arrive at your new sitemap * The number of sitemaps…

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Time-saving shortcuts so you can make beautiful sitemaps in seconds. Action Shortcut View keyboard shortcuts (in-app) ‘?’ + ‘?’ Close popup window (e.g. keyboard shortcuts) ESC Move between pages Tab / SHIFT + Tab ADD NEW PAGES New page below Alt + ↓ New page to the right Alt + → Multiple new pages below…

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Sections e.g. Footer

Plans available to: Professional and Premium What is ‘Sections’? ‘Sections’ is a feature where you can create groups of pages separate from your sitemap.   Examples: Footer Pages such as Privacy Policy, Terms & Conditions, Cookies Policy, and other legal pages. Landing Pages which are for traffic or lead generation, and are related to specific…

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Horizontal and Vertical Views

Plans available to: ALL You can easily switch between Horizontal and Vertical View within Sitemap View by: A) Selecting the dropdown arrow on a page, and selecting ‘Switch pages below to vertical’ B) Using the keyboard shortcut ALT + ‘S’ This video also shows you how to change between Horizontal and Vertical views.

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Drag’n’Drop Sitemap Pages

1. Hover over a sitemap page until your cursor changes to the four way arrow         2. Click and drag the page (if there are children pages, they’ll move too) 3. There are two options where you can drop: A) Drop to the side of another page Move to either side of…

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Undo, Redo

Plans available to: ALL During a session your last few actions are stored so you can Undo them as needed. In the top right hand corner of the sitemap builder page, Undo is the Left arrow and Redo is the Right arrow.  

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Import Sitemap XML

Plans available to: Premium This feature allows you to create a visual sitemap from sitemap.xml.   1. Find your website’s sitemap.xml file, normally found at yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml. 2. From your sitemap list page select ‘Create Sitemap from XML, which you will find beneath Create New Sitemap if on the Premium plan 3. Give your sitemap a name, and…

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Duplicate Pages

Plans available to: ALL 1. Duplicate an entire sitemap from the dropdown menu on the sitemap list page.2. Duplicate a single page in any of the following ways: A) From the page dropdown menu that appears when hovering over a single page: B) Using keybooard shortcut Ctrl + ‘,’ to duplicate below OR keyboard shortcut Ctrl…

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Autosave

WriteMaps autosaves as you make changes to your sitemap. As you work, you will see ‘Saving …’ in the bottom left corner. Once this goes away, your work has been saved.   Offline issues: If the ‘Saving …’ message continues, your work is not saving. Ensure you are connected to the internet and do not…

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