I think it’s an assumption to say that just because a page shows up in Google search that Google has actually indexed it. Especially if you’re just using a search like site:example.com. If key word searches return your page then it’s probably safe to assume it’s indexed. It’s also possible that Google makes several iterations indexing a page before Google ...
Have you looked at the Status column? It should show "Success" if Google reads it correctly as well as the last date Google read your sitemap.
Just as an FYI, there's lots of comments here regarding the Sitemap Paradox. It might be beneficial for you to read through that discussion.
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There is an error in the opening PHP tag that will result in this error, and without any feedback to comments we can only assume this is as written in your actual code - not simply a typo in your question?
The erroneous space in <? php (it should be <?php) will fail to get ...
I asked the same question in Google Search Console Community. Here is the right answer link: https://support.google.com/webmasters/thread/31440703?hl=en&msgid=31459111
All I need to do is:
Create a new property in Google Search Console with https://example.com
then de-link the example.com domain property from Google Analytics
and again link the new ...