Microsoft launched Bing Webmaster tool same as Google Webmaster tool and it is important to have your website added to it as it delivers a great amount of organic traffic. It will help you to include your site in Bing search engine and analyze your site for any possible error which are occurring while a Search Bot Crawls your website.
We have been obsessed with Google as a search engine for ages now but that doesn’t mean that we can ignore the other Search Engines and one of such Search Engines is definitely Bing.com. The following tutorial will help you add your Website to Bing.
This tutorial will help you how to Submit your sitemap to Bing.
Tutorial to show how to submit your sitemap to Bing
I belive that you are aware how to generate sitemap still if you are not then you can use this WordPress Plugin Google XML Sitemaps.
Steps To Add Sitemap to Bing
- First You Need to Sign in to Bing Webmaster Tool http://www.bing.com/webmaster
- You will need an Outlook/Hotmail/Live Id to Login
- Once you are logged in, click on add new site
- In the next page, submit all the details, and click on submit.
Next comes the verification method. Bing Webmaster Tool will ask you for the verification method. There are two methods which you can use, one of by uploading a file and another one is by adding a meta tag into your header file.
The choice is up to you completely. There is no right or wrong way out of the two. You can select any of the two method. Uploading XML file is much easier option , download the XML verification file and upload it to the root of your site. For this method, you can use any of the Free FTP client : FileZilla or Winscp (Only Windows).
If you find any difficulty adding your Sitemap to Bing then write back on comments or catch me on Facebook.
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