In this article I am going to show you to how to setup bing webmaster tools on your WordPress website. Have you ever placed your articles on Bing search engine? If no, then you’re in the right place here, I will show and guide you to how to setup or connect your website to bing webmaster tools. But before setup bing webmaster tools on your website, you have to know how does working bing webmaster tools to your website.
Bing Webmaster Tools is a free service as part of Microsoft’s Bing search engine which allows webmasters to add their websites to the Bing index crawler. The service also offers tools for webmasters to troubleshoot the crawling and indexing of their website, Sitemap creation, submission and ping tools, website statistics, consolidation of content submission, and new content and community resources.
Setup Bing Webmaster Tools on WordPress Website
Note: Your website/blog has to be available on the Internet to proceed with the verification process. i.e. Bing needs to be able to access the file we are adding to your web space account.
STEP 1: OPEN A BING WEBMASTER TOOLS ACCOUNT. Once you have a Live account, you can go to Bing Webmaster Tools and sign in with the account you just created.
Step 2: Once you are logged in the first thing you want to do is add your website domain. Enter your domain and hit Add. ( refer in the screenshot below)
Step 3: Enter the sitemap and click the button that says Add. If you’re connecting your website for the first time and don’t know anything about when your site’s traffic is the highest, just choose the default option. ( refer in the screenshot below)
Step 4: Get the Code from option 2. There are a couple of options to choose from. I recommend option 2, adding the meta tag to your website. Go ahead and copy the meta tag.
Step 5: Log in to your WordPress website. When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’. On the left-hand side, click on SEO and click on Extensions.
Step 6: Paste your Bing meta tag into the Bing Webmaster Tools section and click “Save Settings.
Step 7: Go back to the Bing verification page and click Verify. As shown in figure.
Once you’ve verified it, you’ll be able to access your Bing Webmaster Tools!
That’s all. Although Bing is definitely used less than Google, their Webmaster Tools are actually pretty awesome. So if Bing gives you a relevant amount of traffic to your site, it’s definitely something you should check out! at the end if have any problem or any question, feel free ask in the command section below.