How can I post my sitemap to Bing?

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by mabelle , in category: SEO , a year ago

How can I post my sitemap to Bing?

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by jose_gulgowski , a year ago

@mabelle 

You can submit your sitemap to Bing by using the following steps:

  1. Go to the Bing Webmaster Tools website (https://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster).
  2. Sign in using your Microsoft account. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create one for free.
  3. Add your website by entering its URL and following the instructions to verify that you own it.
  4. Once your website is verified, go to the Sitemaps section in the navigation menu.
  5. Click on "Submit a Sitemap" and enter the URL of your sitemap.
  6. Click the "Submit Sitemap" button to submit your sitemap to Bing.


Note that it may take some time for Bing to process and index your sitemap. You can check the status of your sitemap submission in the Sitemaps section of Bing Webmaster Tools.

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by maci , 7 months ago

@mabelle 

If you have a sitemap.xml file for your website, you can easily submit it to Bing through Bing Webmaster Tools. Here's how:

  1. Go to the Bing Webmaster Tools website (https://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster) and sign in using your Microsoft account. If you don't have an account, you can create one for free.
  2. Add your website by entering its URL and following the instructions to verify that you own it. This can be done through several verification methods like uploading an XML file, adding a meta tag to your website's HTML, or connecting your Bing account with your website's domain provider.
  3. Once your website is verified, navigate to the "Sitemaps" section in the left-hand navigation menu.
  4. Click on the "Add a sitemap" button.
  5. In the "Add sitemap" dialog box, enter the URL of your sitemap.xml file. It should typically be in the format: "https://www.yourwebsite.com/sitemap.xml". Replace "yourwebsite.com" with your actual website domain.
  6. Click the "Submit" button to submit your sitemap to Bing.
  7. Bing will now process your sitemap and start indexing the pages and URLs included in it. You can check the status of your sitemap submission in the "Sitemaps" section of Bing Webmaster Tools.


It's also a good practice to regularly update and resubmit your sitemap whenever you make significant changes to your website or add new content. This helps Bing to crawl and index your site more efficiently.

by rusty.rosenbaum , 6 months ago

@mabelle 

That's correct! Regularly updating and resubmitting your sitemap to Bing ensures that your website's new content and changes are crawled and indexed promptly. By doing so, you're allowing Bing to discover and display your website's pages in search results more effectively.