I have tried a few things, but nothing works. I need to upload XML file to prove ownership of website to Bing. I tried Wordpress import, but no success. It says needs to be WXR, and I tried Filezilla, but it says file does not contain importable data. I have no idea about finding Meta tag to help prove ownership.

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Mikey72 Premium
Thanks everyone. My problem has been taken care of. Best of Luck to Everyone!
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hakemp001 Premium
Here was my fix to that situation if you are using wordpress.
Go to your Plugins and search for Google xml sitemap. All you have to do is Activate it.

After that, when you add your sitemap to google, just put "sitemap.xml in the box.

It has been working out really well for me!
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Mikey72 Premium
Thanks for your advice. I will try it.
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brubecke Premium
Sometime the .xml file can get corrupt in downloading, try downloading again and mouse over the file and make sure it does not say
"Size 0"
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Mark Tait Premium
Hi.

You should be able to just upload the xml file using FileZilla - it doesn't need imported anywhere - just to exist on your website.

However, if you're having trouble with that, you could use the meta verification method.

For that, Bing will give you a line of code similar to:

<meta name="msvalidate.01" content="AA48BC......9A9C" />

You can copy that, and go to Appearance -> Editor - and select the header.php file from the right hand side.

Then just after the first <head> tag - paste in the <meta> tag - so it should look similar to:

<html>
<head>
<meta name="msvalidate.01" content="AA48BC......9A9C" />
<title>Your title</title>

If you then Save/Update the file - and then go back to Bing, and click on the Verify button - then you should be verified in Bing.

I hope that helps?

Cheers, Mark
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Mikey72 Premium
Thanks for your advice. I will try it.
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Maksim Premium
you do not need to do that with WP.If you are using All in One SEO there is option to prove ownership easier
Go to All In One SEO>General Settings and scroll down to verification settings.

Use Code provided for Meta tags
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Mikey72 Premium
Thanks for your advice. I will try it.
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Maksim Premium
Are you sorted now?
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Mikey72 Premium
Yes, Thank you. I managed to learn the way to prove ownership to Bing and Google
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