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    HTTP 403 error (Forbidden) in Sitemap


    Hello guys! I'm getting HTTP 403 error (Forbidden) in my sitemap, how do I resolve this issue?
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    A 403 error means that for whatever reason no one has permission to access the file. Generally speaking, you can call your hosting provider and explain the issue and they can help you resolve this issue.


    There can be many reasons.....

    A miss configured htaccess file if on a linux server will cause this.
    Your file is located in the wrong place on the web server.
    You have assigned the wrong permissions for the file.

    Please provide your domain name, without http / https / www for example >>>> yourdomain.com <<<<<

    Provide the exact name of your sitemap?
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    A 403 doesn't really mean this file is located in the wrong place - it means access is not allowed. The requested URL is not allowed. It does not mean it is not there or in some other place - that is a 404 not found error.
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    Perfectly right. And also it's not so serious as an 404 error. Sometimes it's just a temp Google server recognition problem
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    I paused my website on Cloudflare and the issue is resolved! I don't really know how and why Cloudflare could cause that errors

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