Today’s post is going to be fantastic for everyone Because I am going to explain step by step for how to submit your blog and sitemap in Bing webmaster tools.
Everyone Knows that Submitting a sitemap and verifying a website in a search engine is more important than creating a profitable blog. Because if you don’t do this, your body knows about your blog.
It is only one way to tell someone that you have a blog and share your thoughts and experience, which is helpful. Without doing so, you will never succeed in spreading your blog and your content over the internet.
Suppose you have made a unique and better product, and you have kept it in your house or shop instead of selling it to others. In such a situation, no one will know that you have a product that you want to sell.
What will you do now? You will get your shop poster made and put it in the entire market. By seeing your product poster, they will come to your shop and buy your products.
Just like when you create a blog and put unique and high-quality content on it, you also want people to come to your website and read your article. But this is possible only when people know about your blog.
But the question arises as to how this will happen. It is straightforward to do. All you have to do is submit your blog sitemap in a webmaster tool and verify your blog’s ownership.
What are webmaster tools?
Webmaster tools is a Feature of any search engine where you can submit a sitemap of your blog and continuously analyze your blog’s performance, like which post or page of your blog is getting indexed in the search engine.
Apart from this, you can also find out that there is no issue on your website as if your blog is mobile-friendly, how many clicks are on your post, how much the CTR is, there is no coverage issue in the website, etc.
In my opinion, you will all know about Google’s Webmaster Tools (Google Search Console). Many of you will verify this by submitting a site map.
Although Google search engine is the most used in the world, this does not mean that there is no other search engine.
Today I will tell you about another search engine, which is the Bing search engine and its Webmaster Tools.
About Bing Webmaster Tools
Bing Webmaster Tools is a Microsoft product that is the most used search engine after Google. You get a lot of features in the Bing webmaster tools, which are probably not available in Google. Some of the essential features are –
- Page Traffic
- SEO Reports
- Crawl Information
- Keyword Research
- Markup validator
- SEO Analyzer
- Site Move
You get all these things for free, by which you can analyze many things in your blog for free. Bing Webmaster tools work just like the Google Webmaster tools. Its features are quite beneficial for a newbie blogger.
Bing is a search console that helps you index your blog in search engines so that your content would be available on the internet when someone searches for it.
The unique thing is that of the Bing Webmaster Tools, if you submit your blog’s sitemap in it, then your blog automatically starts getting indexed in Yahoo Webmaster Tools. So, you can say that, one arrow, two targets.
So, without wasting any time, Let’s get started.
Submit URL to Bing Webmaster Tools
I will cover step-by-step procedures for submitting a sitemap and verifying ownership of your blog in the Bing Webmaster Tools. To do so, you need a Microsoft account, which you can create using your Gmail before starting the process.
Read all the process carefully and efficiently submit and verify your blog or website in Bing Webmaster Tools-
First of all, you have to open any browser and search for Bing webmaster tools in the search bar. You will see the link in the search result.
Click on the New to Webmaster or Webmaster Tools-Bing. After that, a new window will open in front of you. You will see the option for sign in or sign up if you’re new then sign up for it.
If you click on sign up, then a pop-up option will appear where you will get an option for sign up. You will get three options to sign up for the Bing Webmaster Tools.
You can use your Microsoft account, Gmail account, or Facebook account to sign up for the Bing Webmaster Tools. Select your preference and follow the steps you will be logged in to Bing Webmaster soon.
Once your sign-up procedure completes, you will be redirected to the webmaster tools dashboard and see the interface shown in the image.
You will see the Add a Site option in the top section where you have to enter your blog URL (https://sitename.com) and then click to add.
When you click on the add button, it will take you to another page where you have to enter your sitemap (if you created) the correct format and select your local time when you get more traffic on your blog. Then click on the Add Button.
Note – You can leave the time and site map, which you can add later.
When you click on the add button, a new page will be open where you will see the three procedures for verifying ownership for your blog.
1. Upload XML file on Server
First of all, you have to download the XML file and go to cPanel and then upload it to your server root folder (public_html). Go to the Bing Webmaster tools page and confirm whether it uploaded correctly or not by clicking on the 3rd option. If it is available, then click to verify.
2. Using Meta Tags on Webpage
It is an easy and proven way to verify ownership of your blog. All you have to do is Copy Meta Tag.
Go to WordPress Dashboard – Appearance-Theme Editor-Select header.php from Left side option- click on editor section and search for <head> word. Then Paste copied Meta Tag Below <head> tag.
After a successful update of the file, go to the Bing Webmaster Tools page and click to Verify ownership of your blog.
3. Adding CNAME Record
This process is also easy, but if you’re hosting and domain account is different. You will face complications. Verifying ownership of blog by this method follows the step-
For example, you have registered your domain from GoDaddy, then Sign in GoDaddy Account – My products- Select Domain – Manage DNS-Add new Record – Select CNAME – Copy CNAME Record from Bing Webmaster and Paste it and save. Now Go to Bing Webmaster Page and Click to Verify Ownership.
Note – When you are doing all these processes, don’t close the Bing Webmaster Tools Page.
Necessary – If you have already submitted your blog in the Google Webmaster Tools, you can easily Import your website by clicking on the Import Button. Suppose you import your blog data from Google Webmaster Tools, then no need to verify your ownership. You can start using your Bing Webmaster tools feature immediately.
All these processes are for the WordPress Website. If Your Blog is on Blogspot, then follow The Meta Tag Option, which is best and so comfortable. For verifying ownership of your blog, which is on Blogspot Sign in to Blogger Dashboard – Theme – Edit HTML – Paste Meta Tag Below and then Save Theme.
After the Successful Saving theme, go to Bing Webmaster Tools Page and Verify ownership of your blog.
On Successful Verifying ownership of your blog, you will see the message showing “Your Website is successfully verified.”
Wow, Now You have successfully submitted your blog in Bing Webmaster Tools.
Submit Sitemap in Bing Webmaster Tools
Till now we have submitted our blog and verified ownership of our blog in Bing Webmaster Tools. Now we have to add or submit a sitemap of our blog in Bing Webmaster.
You can perform this action by adding to your site, but if you do not do so then don’t worry.
Follow the step to submit sitemap of your blog in Bing Webmaster Tools.
First of all, you have to create a sitemap for your blog. You can make this work easy by using Yoast SEO or Rank Math SEO Plugin. Your Sitemap URL should be like https://domainname.com/sitemap.xml or https://domainname.com/sitemap_index.xml.
Now go to Bing Webmaster Dashboard and click on site URL for which you want to submit Sitemap.
When you click on Site URL a new page will open where you have to select configure My Site – Sitemaps – Click on Go to Sitemaps.
After Clicking on Go to Sitemaps you will be redirected to another page called Bing Webmaster Beta. Here you have to select Sitemaps from the left side menu option – Submit Sitemap. When you click on Submit sitemap a popup will open where you have to enter your sitemap in correct format, then click on Submit Button.
In this you will be able to submit your blog Sitemap in Bing Webmaster Tool.
We have successfully added our website or Blog in Bing Webmaster Tools and successfully verified ownership of our blog. We have also Added Sitemap of our blog in Bing Webmaster.
Now go to Dashboard and click on Site URL, and you will see many options on the Left Side.
Start Exploring it and take advantage of the Bing Webmaster Tools.
Over to You
So, Friends, I have covered the step-by-step process for submitting a blog in the Bing Webmaster Tools and verifying ownership of a blog with different methods.
I hope you enjoyed this article and learned something new today. You can submit your blog and verify ownership of your blog at any time, but I suggest you do it soon after successfully creating your blog.
If You do so, your blog and your blog posts will be indexed automatically in Bing Search Engine and Yahoo. After reading this, I hope you have no doubt about how to submit a blog in the Bing Webmaster Tools.
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