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Your Sitemap or Sitemap index file doesn't properly declare the namespace.


Symptoms
An error with the sitemap occurs when submitting it to Google similar to:

Incorrect namespace
Your Sitemap or Sitemap index file doesn't properly declare the namespace.
Expected: http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9
Found: http://www.google.com/schemas/sitemap/1.0

Cause
There is an AppConfig: GoogleSiteMap.Xmlns that contains the wrong schema.

Solution
Update the AppConfig to:

http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9

Reset Cache and resubmit sitemap.