Do you want to drive web traffic to your blog from Bing search engine? Bing is a search engine like Google and Yandex are owned by Microsoft. Adding websites to Bing Webmaster Tools allows you to track web traffic, keyword rankings, errors and optimize your blog for higher rankings in search engines.
Some key features of Bing Webmaster Tools
- Error collecting data: This feature helps you find errors like 404 not found.
- Backlinks: Backlinks are one of the main factors to increase your website rankings. You can check out links from external websites that are linking to your site.
- Traffic Insight: This tool provides you with information about traffic.
- Robots.txt: Let search engine know how to crawl web pages and index pages.
- Sitemaps: It allows you to add your sitemap to tell search engine crawlers what to index quickly.
Instructions for adding websites to Bing Webmaster Tools
Step 1: Create a Microsoft email account
You need a Microsoft email account to use Bing Webmaster Tools. To create an account please visit following link. Click next Create One.
Click on it Get a new email address to create a new email account. Fill in all the required information to proceed with the registration.
Step 2: Log into the Bing Webmaster tool
After you have a Microsoft email account, you can log in Bing Webmaster Tools equal this link. Click the button Sign in.
Step 3: Add the website to Bing Webmaster
You will see a notice allowing Bing Webmaster to access your email account. Click the button Yes.
On the next page, click the button Add Or you can import it from Google Search Console by clicking Import.
Enter your website address in the URL field and add a sitemap and fill out all the necessary information then click the Save.
You will then see the code Must be added to WordPress blog to verify your website. You can copy the code and paste it into the header of the website.
Step 4: Verify your website
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Login to wp-admin click SEO and General and click the tab Webmaster Tools and paste the Bing verification code then press the button Save changes to save changes.
The plugin will automatically add the Meta tag to your website. Return to Bing webmaster tools and click the button Verify to verify your website.
So you have finished adding the website to Bing Webmaster tools.
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