Bing Webmaster Tools

    • Google & Bing increase the file size limit of Sitemaps files

      Both Google and Bing announced jointly that they have increased the file size limit of Sitemaps files from 10MB to 50MB. That means, the uncompressed version must now be under 50MB, no longer under 10MB. Fabrice Canel, Principal Program Manager at Bing, said “while most sitemaps are under this 10 MB file limit, these days, our systems occasionally encounter sitemaps exceeding this limit.

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  • Why SEOs should not ignore Bing Webmaster Tools

    … Console. Rather, I’m suggesting the use of both, Google Search Console being the primary source and Bing Webmaster Tools the secondary. With that out of the way, let’s talk about leveraging Bing Webmaster Tools. As an SEO Account Manager at Elite SEM, many times when onboarding new clients, we learn that they don’t have Bing Webmaster Tools set up…

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  • The Ultimate Guide To Bing Webmaster Tools

    … Bing has generally been great to SEOs and webmasters, and nowhere is this more apparent than with Bing Webmaster Tools. In many ways, Bing Webmaster Tools is actually more advanced — and caters more to SEO professionals — than its Google counterpart, Google Search Console. For this, I give them a round of applause. I mean, would we have…

    John E Lincoln/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 57 readers -
  • Bing To Encrypt Searches By Default & Referrer Data To Go Not Provided This Summer

    … query term data” from these sources: Search Query Terms Report in the Bing Ads UI or API Adopt Universal Event Tracking In Bing Webmaster Tools search reports Be a part of the world’s largest search marketing conference, Search Engine Land's SMX East. The robust agenda covers the latest tactics in paid search, SEO, mobile, analytics and more. Register today and save $300, or come as a team and save 10%-20%. (Some images used under license from…

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  • Bing Index Quality Team Plans Increased Webmaster Communications

    In a brave move, Igor Rondel from the Bing Index Quality team has a new blog post where they admit they need to do a better job at communicating with webmasters. Now, they aim to make this change with more frequent announcements from their team about changing and insights, in addition to what webmasters hear from Duane Forrester (who is officially the Product Manager for Bing Webmaster).

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 15 readers -