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How to verify ownership of your site with Bing?

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Bing site verification is the process of proving to Bing that you are the owner of the website or domain that you are claiming. This is typically done by adding a piece of code to your website or uploading a file to your web server. Once your site is verified, you will have access to a variety of features and tools such as the Bing Webmaster Tool, and Bing Ads.

Verifying ownership of a website on search engines like Bing benefits both the website and the search engine. It allows for faster discovery of the website and improves the search engine's performance. Verification is necessary because search engines rely on crawlers to find and index websites, and unless the website's domain is linked to a well-known website already present in the search engine's database, it can take weeks, if not months, for the Search Engine Crawler to discover and index a newly launched website. By verifying their websites, owners can access valuable insights and tools to align their content with search engine intent.

To find out more about site verification, click here.

Here are some other benefits of verifying your site with Bing:

Improved SEO

Bing verification can give you access to tools and data that can help you optimize your site for Bing Search. For example, Bing Webmaster Tools provides you with information about your website's indexed pages, backlinks, and keyword rankings. You can use this information to identify and fix any issues that may be preventing your pages from being indexed or ranked well.

Achieve faster profits

The primary goal of most businesses is to generate profits. While having a website can contribute to this, it may not be enough. In our opinion, it is important to have a website that is verified with Bing, as it can maximize the benefits you can obtain from owning a website.

Access to Bing Ads

In order to use Bing Ads, Microsoft's advertising platform, site verification is required. Bing Ads allows you to create and manage paid search campaigns to reach a wider audience and promote your products or services.

If you own a Konigle website, verification with Bing can be done in 5 minutes!

1. Login to your Bing Webmaster to add your site.

  • If you have already verified your site on Google Search Console, click 'Import'.
  • If not, add your site manually by entering your site URL into the box → 'Add'
Getting started with Bing Webmaster Tools
Getting started with Bing Webmaster Tools

2. Download the XML File. Open your Konigle admin in a new tab.

Download XML file from Bing Webmaster
Download XML file from Bing Webmaster

3. Go to 'Website' → Click the dropdown arrows beside Home → 'Site verification'.

Konigle website builder interface
Konigle website builder interface

4. Click the icon (as seen in the image below) to upload the XML file downloaded in Step 2. You should see a blue checkmark if the upload is successful.

Upload XML file on Konigle
Upload XML file on Konigle

5. Go back to the Bing verification tab and click 'Verify'.

Site verification on Bing Webmaster
Site verification on Bing Webmaster
Site added successfully
Site added successfully

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