. . . not followed during Re-index, only main URL is indexed (option 1). It is not a bug, it is a feature. If 'Follow sitemap .xml' is activated in Admin settings, links will only be followed if: - 'last modified' date in sitemap .xml is newer than Sphiders 'last indexed' date. - New link that is not yet known in Sphiders link table. The main URL will . . .