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I have submitted a sitemap that is under a folder of root domain. Example: https://www.example.com/sitemap_in/sitemap.xml

And now it is showing me error in GSC. Showing me status "Couldn't Fetch"

I checked the submitted sitemap in different sitemap validator tool and it's shown me error:

Incorrect HTTP header content-type: "text/html" (expected: "application/xml")

My website is built on React JS

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  • Can you post part of your sitemap here, you can disguise your domain by using example.com Apr 23, 2023 at 12:33

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From what you are describing, the problem is not in that it's on a folder, but that the MIME type that your web server responds is not of type "application/xml".

Depending on your web server being IIS, Apache or other, you have to configure the extension XML to the correct Mime Type.

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