I am hearing some reports that even the submit URL tool within Bing Webmaster Tools is not working. We know Bing killed off the anonymous submit URL tool and told us to use the one within Bing Webmaster Tools. But if you try to use it and check your server logs, you may notice that Bing is not accessing the content after you submit the request. … [Read more...] about Bing Not Listening To Submit URL Webmaster Tools Feature
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Bing wrote "We believe that enabling this change will trigger a fundamental shift in the way that search engines, such as Bing, retrieve and are notified of new and updated content across the web. Instead of Bing monitoring often RSS and similar feeds or frequently crawling websites to check for new pages, discover content changes and/or new outbound links, websites will notify the Bing directly about relevant URLs changing on their website. This means that eventually search engines can reduce crawling frequency of sites to detect changes and refresh the indexed content." … [Read more...] about Bing Increased URL Submission To 10,000 URLs Per Day. Bing Moving Away From Crawling?
One point Christi Olson made crystal clear to me is that publishers should be using this now. If you produce content, using the tool will tell Bing as a "strong signal" to crawl the page NOW. If you want to pretty much ensure faster crawling and thus indexing of your content in Bing, then use it. You can submit stuff manually in the Bing Webmaster Tools interface or code into your CMS their API. I'll be adding it here using the API soon. … [Read more...] about Bing Strongly Recommends Publishers Use The Submit URL Tool
XML Sitemaps are still the best way to provide a comprehensive list of URLs to Google and a solid internal link architecture and external links to pages through your site is still the best way to encourage Google to crawl and index those pages. … [Read more...] about Fetch, Googlebot! Google’s New Way To Submit URLs & Updated Pages
Now, Bing posted an easy to understand how to blog post on this topic. It really is something simple for a web developer to set up for you and probably recommended you do it. … [Read more...] about Bing Explains How To Submit URLs Via API