Hi, I've followed the steps carefully several times on the tutorial for Google sitemaps. It won't verify. What's going on? Can you help me?

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Hello Animal Communicator

If you provide your domain name, I will be able to locate your Yola account and have a look. Thanks.
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Hi Stefan,

Nazlie fixed it, thanks. The tutorial is wrong. It depicts the part of the code to be inserted, as leaving in the quotation marks. This is what kept my site from verifying. The graphic needs revision.

Thanks!
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Hello AC

I'm happy to hear that Nazlie was able to assist you. The screenshot is just a rough indication of where to find the code with Google. It is important to read the corresponding text carefully which says "the bit you need is between the quotation marks". However, we will edit the tutorial to make it even clearer.
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LOL Don't get snippy and pedantic with me, young man. I am (a) a writing professional; (b) a paying client; and (c) a person with very high self esteem.

The error is in a poor graphic and written presentation of an extremely important procedure. And not the first time or even second time I've received unclear technical instruction on this site.
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Glad Yola is correcting this tutorial. I had several goes at this, and finally figured out that the quotation marks were not needed - i also went by the graphic and skimmed the text.
Guess I have low self esteem, I thought it was me.
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Rose Marie LOL Thanks for your comment. I saw a t-shirt that read, "I didn't say it was your fault. I said I was blaming you!" which psychologists say is a healthy position. I don't mind being wrong. I won't accept being spoken to as if I'm an idiot.