Before starting with this tutorial, I am sure you are aware of the importance of search engine optimization (SEO). To make the website reachable worldwide, it is necessary to optimize website along with writing quality content. Submitting website to search engine makes the vital role in SEO by letting webmaster crawl through the website. As part of SEO, I demonstrate here, how to submit URL to Bing Webmaster Search Engine Tool.
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Many bloggers submit website to Google webmaster tool and ignore Bing webmaster tool. Bing is search engine provided by Microsoft. In fact, they are ignoring free traffic coming from Microsoft search engine.
Bing is ever competitor for Google search engine. And if you are thinking Bing is dying, look at the image bellow, what expert talks on Quora about Bing search engine.
It takes only 5 minutes to submit URL to Bing webmaster tool.
To Submit URL to Bing Webmaster Search Engine Tool, follow the steps given bellow…
- Open link to Bing webmaster tool. To submit URL to Bing webmaster, you require Microsoft account. If you don’t have Microsoft account, create a new account.
- After login to bing webmaster, enter the website URL and sitemap. Fill the require contact detail.
- Once you submit details, website URL and sitemap, you will redirect to next page to verify ownership.
- If you have WordPress blog, you can follow option 2 for verification. Otherwise, you can opt for option 1.To submit WordPress blog, copy the verification content in the clipboard as shown in fig below (option 2).
- Login to WordPress blog. Click on Yoast SEO: General Setting. Open webmaster Tools tab and paste verification content in front of Bing Webmaster Tools text box.
- Once you have saved changes in Yoast setting, click on verify button on verification page of webmaster tool.
- You can update your profile on bing webmaster to get an alert for malware, crawl error, index issues, sitemap. This simple subscription can save you from any hazardous impact on your website.
Note: After submitting website sitemap to bing webmaster, it will show status as pending. It may take a couple of days to crawl your website.
Hope you got it, how to submit URL to Bing webmaster tool. If you have any query, shoot it in comment section bellow. I will try to resolve it as possible as early.