Have you launched your new blog? After launching your website you need to submit your website to search engines in order to index your website. Let’s check how to submit Website to Bing Webmaster Tools.
Bing Search Engine:
Bing is a search engine owned and operated by Microsoft. The Bing webmaster tool is a free service to submit our sites. Submitting your website to Bing Search Engine allows indexing your website easily and helps to get organic traffic. Bing Search Engine lets you easily monitor your website traffic, crawl errors and track data about your website.
Bing is one of the most used Search engines. When it comes to optimizing your website, we should submit our sites to all search engines not only Google. Now Microsoft working hard to make Bing search engine strong and integrating many things like social signals and deep Facebook integration.
How to Submit Website to Bing Webmaster Tools:
Step 1: First go to Bing webmaster tools. http://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster you need to create an account or you can use your existing Microsoft account to use Bing webmaster tools.
Step 2: Once you signed in, click on add a site.
Now add your website URL and website sitemap and click on “Add” button in order to add your website.
You can easily create your website sitemap with Yoast SEO plugin. Check this link on How to Create Sitemap for WordPress Website Using Yoast SEO.
Step 3: Now you need to verify your website. Bing offers 3 methods to verify your website.
- Upload an XML file on your web server
- Adding Meta tag in website header
- Add CNAME records to DNS
Simply choose the option and verify your website.
I always recommend verifying your website by adding Meta tag in your website. Copy the Meta tag code.
Step 4: Now we need to add this Meta tag in the header of your website. Login to your WordPress website and add this code in the header.php file. Go to Appearance > Editor > header.php and paste the Meta tag code after the head tag.
Alternatively, you can use Yoast SEO plugin. Yoast SEO plugin makes easy to add these Meta tags. Simply log in to WordPress dashboard and go to Yoast SEO >dashboard > webmaster tools and add the code in Bing webmaster tools box and click on save changes.
Step 5: Now go to Bing and click on verify button in order to verify your website.
Congratulations! Now your website is verified and connected to Bing Search Engine.
We hope this article helped you in Submitting your Website to Bing webmaster tools
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