How to Index Website on Bing Search Engine
Article updated on 9 Feb 2018
What is Bing search engine?
Microsoft launched Bing as a search engine on May 28, 2009. It provides a standard web search, as well as specialized searches for images, videos, shopping, news, maps, and other categories. When you search anything on Bing search engine, in addition to providing relevant search results, the result page also shows a list of related searches on the left-hand side of the search engine results page (SERP). Bing's layout is different from other search engines like Google and Yahoo in several ways. For example: Bing's home page has auto features to change everyday background image and video that is quite stunning from other search engines. If you want to get higher result on search engine so Bing and Yahoo is another important tool for indexing website URL. This is not enough to rank on Google, as well Bing and Yahoo is another option to get higher result by indexing site. Couple of years ago when it comes to search and PPC adwords then Bing and Yahoo joined. That means you have to go with Bing webmaster tools.
What are Bing webmaster tools?
Bing is good webmaster tools for SEO, in different ways Bing is more advanced from other search engine. Bing Webmaster tools are essential, regardless of whether you’re trying to index your website for search or not. So indexing your site on Bing webmaster tools is good idea to get higher result on search engine.
How to Index Website on webmaster tools?
First of all open Bing Webmaster Tools and Sign in with your Microsoft account to add site URL on field of add site.
After adding the site URL, there is another option to add sitemap. Kindly put your website sitemap XML file.
The next step is to get verified and Bing offers multiple verification methods. You can choose any of one option to verify.
Log in with your site hosting and open the dashboard to add Meta tag code to verify.
After adding Meta tag code, come back to webmaster tools and click on verify option. And you website is indexed on Bing.