Sitemap Update Ping

Sitemap Update Ping is a plugin for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x. It sends a ping to various search engines, notifying them that your sitemap has been updated and should be refreshed (leading to the new content being crawled).

You can view the plugin documentation here

You can configure whether pings are sent for modifications, or only for new content.

Currently supported are

  • Google
  • Bing
  • Moreover Technologies

As of XMLRPCPLG-4, Sitemap Update Ping is considered EOL, and no support is offered. However, the codebase is made available here and here for those who want to install it.