Now we are going to see about submit sitemap to yahoo and bing search engines. Yahoo and Bing are widely using search engine platforms, and these have same levels of user like google.
Yahoo changes their search engine submissions, and its results similar to Bing. They had disabled their webmaster tools, and they have set Bing, webmaster as their webmaster tool. So we can add our site to Bing Webmaster tools, and it will help Yahoo to crawl and index our site.
Bing and Yahoo search engine has the single webmaster tools to use their feature that was Bing Webmaster Tools. You need to submit your sitemap to only Bing webmaster tools then your site will be indexed by Yahoo and Bing.
If you don’t know how to create a sitemap for your site, please read these article to learn about
- Create A Sitemap With Google XML Sitemaps Plugin
- Create XML Sitemap In WordPress With Jetpack
- Create A Sitemap On WordPress
This three articles can help you to create XML sitemaps with favorite WordPress plugins are Jetpack For WordPress, Yoast SEO Plugin, and Google XML sitemaps plugin.
If you want to know how to submit your XML sitemap to Google Search Console, please read this article to learn more about submitting sitemaps to Google search console
Every search engine is must need a user account to use their applications like Google need a Gmail account to use all of their applications are like YouTube, Blogger, Google Plus, Adsense, etc.
As the same Microsoft need an MSN account to use their products are like Xbox, Windows, Windows Mobile, Bing search engine. Once you have created an MSN account, then you need to submit your site and verify you’re the owner of your website.
They provide three option to prove your site ownership that was
- Add CNAME or DNS record.
- Add a Meta Tag.
- Place XML file your Server.
These three steps we can verify our site ownership on Bing.
The second step Add a meta tag is a most comfortable step for verifying your site. Once you have completed, this verification process then you can add your website and sitemaps to Bing and Yahoo Webmaster tools.
The Producer To Submit Sitemap To Yahoo And Bing
Go to MSN website and open your Microsoft email accounts are like Live, Outlook, Hotmail, MSN to log in your user account.
Open Bing Webmaster tools and log in with your user account.
Verify your site ownership with following methods
- Add a meta tag
- Add Cname record
- Place XML file
You have verified your site successfully then go to step four.
Once your site has verified, then you can add your sitemap to Bing webmaster tools. In this page you need to open your site and after click SUBMIT A SITEMAP option to submitting your sitemaps.
Once you have submitted your site and submit sitemap to Yahoo and Bing, it needs to test your sitemaps for checking any errors. If our sitemaps have cleared without any mistakes, Bing and Yahoo start crawling our site for index all pages of our website.
It takes 2 to 7 days to our site will appear on search results, so you need to be patient for initial indexing.
if you can use Google webmaster tools then you can use bing webmaster tools very easily.
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