How to Submit Your Articles or Websites to the Bing Search Engine

Two Methods:Submit URLs to BingSign Up for Bing Webmaster Center

Submitting your articles and websites to the Bing search engine allows Bing to include your sites in their index, which is crucial to receiving organic traffic from other Bing users. To submit your articles or websites to Bing, you must provide Bing with the uniform resource locator (URL) for every article or website you want added to their index. You will also have the opportunity to use Bing's webmaster center to track data about your websites; such as the amount of traffic each website receives, and information about the frequency at which Bing crawls your websites for new data. Continue reading this article to learn all about the process for submitting your websites to Bing and using Bing's webmaster center to track data for your websites.

Method 1
Submit URLs to Bing

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    Visit the "Bing" website provided to you in the Sources section of this article.
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    Scroll down to the bottom section of the Bing web page.
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    Enter the characters displayed in the picture into the box provided. This feature verifies that you are a live person, and not an automated program submitting URLs to Bing.
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    Enter the URL of your article or website into the field provided. If you have multiple pages on your website, just enter the homepage, which Bing will use to find the other pages on your website.
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    Click on the box labeled "Submit URL." Bing will now place your article or website into their search engine index.

Method 2
Sign Up for Bing Webmaster Center

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    Access the "Bing" website listed in the Sources section of this article.
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    Click on "Sign up with Windows Live ID."
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    Enter your personal account information as prompted by Bing. You will be asked to provide your email address, name, date of birth, and more.
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    Go to the inbox of the email account you provided to Bing. After entering your personal account information for the Windows Live ID, Bing will send you an email confirmation to validate your identity.
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    Click on the link provided to you within the email to confirm your identity. You will then be redirected to the Bing webmaster center.
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    Click on the "Add Site" button below the "Sites" section of the Bing web page.
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    Enter the URL of the article or website you want to track using Bing webmaster center, then press "Submit."
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    Select a verification method from the options provided. To view data for your website or article using the Bing webmaster center, you will be required to verify ownership of that particular website or article by placing a specific snippet of information onto your web server.
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    Follow the directions provided by Bing to verify ownership of your website. In most cases, you will be required to copy and paste a line of code provided by Bing onto your web server or website.
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    Return to the Bing webmaster center after 3 days to review your website data. After Bing verifies your ownership of the URL, you will have the ability to track and review various types of data regarding your website; such as the amount of visitors your site receives, and the frequency at which Bing crawls your site.

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