How to submit your Blog’s sitemap to Bing Webmaster Tool

To get more traffic to your website, it is necessary that your site is indexed on all famous search engines. After Google, Microsoft’s Bing is the second widely used search engine on the internet.

So this article will show you how to submit your sitemap to Bing webmaster tool so that you can drive more traffic to your site.

NOTE: The above link also briefly explains about sitemap, crawling and indexing. For more details please click above link.

How to submit your Blog’s sitemap to Bing Webmaster Tool
  1. First you need to sign in with your Microsoft account here. If you don’t have an account the sign up.
  2. Now you need to add your website details like this to verify your site ownership. Click ADD.
  3. You will get three ways to verify your site. I am suggesting you the way which I have done for my site. You can prefer any one of them as all will work.
  4. For my site I did verification with first option. For this, open your site cpanel, goto your home directory, and place the BingSiteAuth.xml there. After uploading the file just once ping your site like this -> www.____.com/BingSiteAuth.xml. If you have saved your BingSiteAuth.xml in root home directory then this will show the xml. If wrongly placed then will show 404 error page.
  5. After placing the file correctly, click on VERIFY button on last of the page.

You have successfully submitted your sitemap to bing. It may take some time and there are many more features out there in Bing which Google also don’t provides you. You need to explore so that More you explore, More you learn. Go ahead and let me know any queries in comment section below.

CHEERS!

Apoorv Sukumar

A blogger and a Software Developer, exploring trending technologies in market. A philomath, web explorer, who learns many things and want to deliver them to the world. Founder of wantextra.com

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  1. Pooja says:

    Thanks for sharing the information. keep sharing more

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