I had some issues with pages on my site which I have fixed. The issue caused my sitemap to grow incredibly large. The sitemap is showing up in Google Search Console as having over 180'000 records when it only has around 20'000. I don't see a way to refresh the sitemap numbers from the dashboard.…
The lastmod ¬†field in sitemaps is subject to a lot of trouble for most people who are trying to build their own dynamic sitemaps. The main issue is that google only accepts a single type of timestamp and if it is now 100% correct it will throw a load of errors telling you the date…