If you are thinking about more traffic than google than you can Add a Site to Yahoo & Bing Search Engine via Bing Webmaster Tool for indexing in yahoo and bing search engine. Although Google search traffic is more than bing search, It is better to keep another option for traffic doesn’t depend only on one source of traffic.
Google handles about 65% of search traffic and bing only handle 35 % of search traffic.35% is the very good traffic source. You can increase the traffic of your website by adding your site to Yahoo and bing search engine via bing webmaster tool.
Now adding your website in bing and yahoo is not a tough process.you can easily add your website to yahoo and bing via bing webmaster search console.
Now yahoo search engine is power by Bing and Microsoft. Let me tell you that Yahoo webmaster tool no longer exists. By submitting your website only to the Bing webmaster, you can get your website indexed on both search engines (Bing and Yahoo).
Table of Content
- 1 How to Submit your website in bing webmaster tool.
- 2 Here is a summary of how to add a site to Yahoo and Bing search engine via bing webmaster tool.
- 3 Add and Verify Your website in bing webmaster search console in 6 Easy Steps:
- 3.1 1. Add a Site to Yahoo by Login or Sign up in Bing Webmaster tool:
- 3.2 2. Add your site in yahoo:
- 3.3 3. Add Site Mape:
- 3.4 4.Verify Your site using three methods:
- 3.5 Brief description of three methods:
- 3.6 5.Complete the verification:
- 3.7 6. Wait for few days for Index:
How to Submit your website in bing webmaster tool.
Earlier you could submit your website in two ways to Yahoo and Bing Webmaster. The first way was that you could submit the URL of your website directly to the URL submission tool provided by Bing, Bong crawled and indexed the same URL. In this process, there was no need to register in Bing Webmaster Tools. But now Bing has closed the URL submission tool.
The second way is that now you have to first register with Bing Webmaster Tools, after that you will have to verify your website with Bing Webmaster Tools, seven to eight days after the verification, your website will start showing in Yahoo and Bing search engine.
Here is a summary of how to add a site to Yahoo and Bing search engine via bing webmaster tool.
1. Go to the bing webmaster tool page: https://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster
2.Register with bing webmaster tool.
2. Log in, then add your website home page URL.
3. Upload a sitemap. Despite the site map, you can add all the URLs of your website through the Direct in URL submission tool.
4. Follow steps by step process to verify the ownership of your website.
Now we will discuss in details how to add a website in yahoo and bing search engine via bing webmaster search console tool.
Add and Verify Your website in bing webmaster search console in 6 Easy Steps:
1. Add a Site to Yahoo by Login or Sign up in Bing Webmaster tool:
Previously you could submit your website to Bing Webmaster without login, but now it is necessary to register in Bing Webmaster Tools to submit the website to Yahoo and Bing.
Signup with bing search engine webmaster tool https://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster
If you have already a Microsoft account then you can log in in bing and add your website to bing and yahoo.
If you did not have a Microsoft account then you can sign in with your Google account or your Facebook account.
2. Add your site in yahoo:
After login when you click on add a site button you will see the following screen in your browser.
You can add your website to the bing and yahoo with 2 processes.
1. Add a site in yahoo using Import from google search console:
if you have already verified your site in google search console then you can import the data from google search console. On click on import button, your site data will be automatically added into the bing and yahoo and you do not need to add your website manually.
2. Add your site manually in bing webmaster search console:
If can also add your website in bing and yahoo by manual process. In this process, you have to write the name of your website in the given box. For example today we add the website mywebsite.com in bing and yahoo search console.
write the name of your website in the box as I have written the name of mywebsite.com in the box.
After entering the name of your website just click on the add button.
3. Add Site Mape:
After adding your website you have to submit your site map in bing webmaster tool. if you are using Yoast SEO plugin for your website you can find XML site map in Yoast SEO plugin.
1. Add the site map in the given box like I am giving you the example of mywebsite.com
2.after writing the site map URL click on submit button.
If you don’t have a site map than it is not necessary to add site map right now you can also add your site map later.
4.Verify Your site using three methods:
You can use only one method from three :
- Place an XML file on your webserver.
- Copy and past a <meta> tag in your default webpage.
- Add CNAME record to DNS.
Brief description of three methods:
1. Place an XML file: There are two methods of placing XML file. First: In this method, you need to download the file and upload it to your website with an FTP client. You can use FileZilla as your FTP client. The second method for an XML file is to send the file to your web hosting company and drop a message to your Webhosting company to upload the XML file.
2. Copy a meta tag: Copy the meta tag code and paste this code into your website head section.
3. Add CNAME record to DNS: You can also verify your website by add new record to your DNS settings.
The best and easy method of verifying your site is Method no. 2 (Copy and past a <meta> tag in your default webpage). Now we will discuss here how to verify your website using Copy and past a <meta> tag in your default webpage.
You can copy the code and past in your website head section but it is risky.kindly confirm before update the setting that all thinks remain same.
The best method to verify your website using meta tag is to use an SEO plugin for this.
If you are using Yoast SEO plugin then you can verify your website in the following manner.
(Just copy the code, go to your WordPress Dashboard -> SEO -> General -> Webmaster Tools and paste the code into the box for Bing Webmaster Tools.)
Click on Yoast SEO button and then click on General. After that click on Webmaster tool under General Yoast SEO. You will see the page like below.
Copy the HTML meta tag and past into bing verification code box.after pasting the code change the save now.
5.Complete the verification:
Now you have saved the HTML meta tag in your website .next process is to verify your website after going back to your bing webmaster tool and click on Verify Button. If your website is not verifying in this movement than clear your site cache and weight for some time(maybe 1 or 2 hours) and then again click on verifying button. Now your website should be verified by bing and yahoo webmaster search console.
6. Wait for few days for Index:
After verifying your website by bing and yahoo webmaster tool. The bing bot will crawl your website through your website sitemap. Mostly it will take 4 to 8 weeks to index your website in bing and yahoo search engine. After a 1 week, you can see important search data of your website in bing webmaster tool dashboard.
I think by reading my post you must have understood how to submit website on Yahoo and Bing webmaster. However, if you do not understand any step in my post or you have any question related to SEO, please tell me by commenting, I will do everything possible to answer your question.