Google Webmaster error message"Sitemap is HTML..."

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Following the Yola's instructions I've submitted my sitemap to Google Webmaster and goet the following error message for each page: "Sitemap is HTML
Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format instead.".
How do I rectify it?
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There is a section within the Tutorial Google Webmasters that describes the process for doing this. It is well down the page Under "Step 2: Submitting a Sitemap to Google Webmaster"

Good luck with this.
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I did follow the instruction in that section. However, my sitemap ends with .php, whereas, Good Webmaster, I believe, is expecting .xml. What do I do about it?
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Hi Andriy,

have a look at the second screen shot in that specific tutorial. The box where you add your sitemap url. Type in the sitemap.xml. The Yola sitemap is an xml file and not a php file so it will work.

A bit confusing I understand but you can be confident about this.
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Ohh... thanks a lot! It actually is easy. I was entering a name for every page, ex. service.php. Thank you for your help.
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Thanks for persisting. Well worth the outcome I hope.