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Set lowercase URL for Sitemap.axd

Topics: ASP.NET 2.0, Business Logic Layer, Controls, Themes
May 28, 2014 at 4:24 PM
how can I set the lowercase characters for the URL of the sitemap.axd of

May 28, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Edited May 28, 2014 at 4:44 PM
I tried to put lowercaseUrls="true" in Web.Config but don't work

<siteMap defaultProvider="PageSiteMap" enabled="true">
    <add name="PageSiteMap" description="The site map provider that reads in the .sitemap XML files." type="BlogEngine.Core.Web.Controls.PageSiteMap, BlogEngine.Core"/>
    <add name="SecuritySiteMap" description="Used for authenticated users." type="BlogEngine.Core.SecuritySiteMapProvider, BlogEngine.Core" securityTrimmingEnabled="true" lowercaseUrls="true" siteMapFile="Web.sitemap"/>
Jun 5, 2014 at 4:24 PM
Ok i found solution in this link (

Here are the steps:

Download Visual Studio 2013 Express


Download the full source code of the current version you are using on your website

BlogEngine.NET 2.8 (source)


Or go here to find your current version:


Now edit the file


and replace this code where is POSTS:
writer.WriteElementString("loc", post.AbsoluteLink.ToString());
With this
writer.WriteElementString("loc", post.AbsoluteLink.ToString().ToLower());
Note: You can not just edit this file with out the full source code of your website, you have to have full source
in order to compile it into a .dll

After you edited the file save it.
Go to solution explore and right click on "ReBuild"

What this does is recompile it into the Blogengine.core.dll

Now press Ctrl+F5 to run it to make sure it is running ok
Now upload the updated Blogengine.core.dll into your website.

Now your URL posts in Sitemap.axd will be lowercase

I hope it can help you