Today we’re going to share the tutorial on how to submit your website to bing webmaster tool in few minutes.With this complete guide on bing webmaster tool, you can drive traffic from bing search engine to your website.
Google is the most popular search engine and followed by bing and yahoo, but from last few months traffic from bing is increasing.It is a good source of organic traffic and mostly used by the USA.
Four western countries which use Bing as their secondary search engine and it can be a good source of foreign web traffic.
- USA: Google 72% and Bing 21%
- UK :Google 90% and Bing 5%
- Canada : 87% and Yahoo/Bing 6%
- Australia : Google 94% and Bing 4%
Now you know that how bing search engine is valuable for your website.So lets start the tutorial of how to submit your website to bing webmaster tool.
How to Submit your website to Bing webmaster tool
Here is the step by step tutorial on submitting your website to the Bing webmaster tool.
Similar as Google webmaster tool, you have to submit your website to the bing webmaster tool by clicking here.You need a Windows live ID to login to the bing webmaster tool.
Once you have submitted your website to the bing webmaster tool, now you have to enter the details about your website and ownership of the website.You have to enter the sitemap link to the webmaster tool.Sitemap helps to get index on the search engine and it helps to get crawl and index more pages on your site.
Once you have completed the sitemap submission of your website, you have to verify your website ownership.After submitting the sitemap you’ll be redirect to the new page where you can see the details of codes, signature.
It has three methods of owner verification:
- File upload
- Adding Meta tag in Header
- CNAME record to DNS
The prefer to add the meta tag in the header on your website because it is a simple and fastest method to verify ownership of your website.
You can do it with Yoast SEO plugin, it is a popular plugin and mostly blogger use SEO Yoast plugin.It has an option to add the meta tag option to verify ownership.
Once you have completed the meta tag submission process, open the bing webmaster page from where you copied the meta tag.Click on the verify which you can see in the bottom of the page.
How to Crawl your First URL
Submitting your website is not enough to get your website indexed on bing search engine.You have to crawl your website links.We’re showing you how to crawl your website links on bing webmaster tool.
You can submit 50 URLs at once, just copy and paste the links to the website and click on the submit.