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Added Aug 27, 2019
 
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Bing Webmaster Tools is a platform provided to help you understand how Bing & Yahoo interpret your website. The insights they provide you range from search/traffic data, ranking data, crawl and structure errors/analysis, ability to submit URL's, and also offering the ability to submit your sitemap so you can speed up your indexing.

Indexing is typically much slower with Bing & Yahoo, so in particular in the early stages of your website it is important that you get Bing Webmaster Tools set-up. It will lead to much quicker indexing and subsequently rankings and traffic.

In this tutorial I cover the following topics:

  • Setting up an Outlook/Hotmail Account (required for Bing Webmaster Tools)
  • How to Set Up a Bing Webmaster Tools Account
  • Building a SiteMap using All in One SEO
  • Setting up a SiteMap in Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Verifying Your Website
  • An Look Around of the Webmaster Tools Features

If you have any questions about any of the content covered within Bing Webmaster Tools, please leave them below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

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queenredgie Premium
I couldn't get past the first hurdle of adding my website? I even tried to leave out the https:// but it kept adding it back in?
Any help appreciated?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
I would contact support. I had to contact them because of my Bing SiteMap. They had to issue me a new one
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queenredgie Premium
Thank you! yes I had a problem with my sitemap when setting up Google Console and they sorted it quick.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
I set it up just like he said but I keep getting an error message from being. Any clue what this could be from?
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fleurallen Premium
What does the error message say?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
I believe this is it
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Download of the sitemap or feed failed
We encountered an issue when we tried to download this sitemap. Please check the sitemap for errors and resubmit the sitemap.
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fleurallen Premium
when you set up your bing account did you set it up as not https or using with www. ? Sometimes if it doesn't match the actual site url it may not work - make sure it is set up as https and without www would be what I would try next
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fleurallen Premium
Has your site map worked on your Google Web Master tools account?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
When I click on my site, it has the same thing as in the picture.
https://legitworkforparents.com
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LeeMcQuay Premium
The sitemap for Google still says success, which is why I don't understand. Should I ask support?
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fleurallen Premium
Yes I would
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LouisaB Premium
Marvelous! Kyle,
Well, I think I'm going to review theses steps again, because I know, I missed something
just from watching this video again, I spotted something I didn't do.

Anyway,

Thank You!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Kyle,
You are AWESOME.
I watched this as I couldn't remember how to verify my site, and when I was following along with this video, I noticed I didn't have it verified with Google.

Thank you : )
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Lazyblogger Premium
A must for all website, thank you Kyle.
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Kyle Premium
Definitely, especially with Bing/Yahoo and their slow indexing times.
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