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Microsoft's internet search engine. Located at bing.com

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On Bing Webmaster Tools, how do I move a site from http to https without losing webmaster data?

I'm being asked to move the site to https from http under Bing Webmaster Tools. The site has been https for a long time with 301 redirects already in place. In Google, we have both URLs but in Bing ...
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Goals in Bing Ads are not exactly sourced from running Bing Ads? Could it be from running Google Ads?

I have been running Google ads for a few months now where I track the conversion goals using tags. Now, I'm experimenting with Bing Ads and I have enabled tagging + conversion goals. I have got a ...
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Can I force Bing to reindex our site?

Our website is ranking quite well (first page) on Google for quite a lot of keywords. However, our website is not on the first 10 pages of Bing for most of these keywords. I notice our Google ...
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Sitemap in Bing pending for two weeks

I built a new website a month ago. Two weeks ago I had submitted the sitemap in Bing search console. At this point, it is still in pending status. What should I do to get Bing moving on it?
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Can I put google ads on site that gets 90% organic traffic from bing

I have a site that gets 20 to 30 visitors (sometimes 50+) daily from organic search. Organic search traffics mostly comes from Bing search engine, not Google. I have read that before, Google Adsense ...
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Google SERP penalty for Multiple Business websites on one server?

I have tried to Google the answer to my question and Bing'ed my head against my desk after not being able to find a clear answer. This could have something to do with me lacking in not being able to ...
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Why did my website's keywords drop in Bing Search in only a single day? [duplicate]

Before the 20th of March my website was ranking in the 1st position in Bing Search for many keywords. Unfortunately, the next day I checked my website's keywords that had ranked on the 1st page, and I ...
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Bing + React: Inconsistent indexing

I have a page written in React.js, the whole content (including meta tags) is rendered using javascript. Google indexing works flawlessly for these pages, but Bing is inconsistent. Title some used ...
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Pages still showing on Bing despite using Block URLs tool

I have 12 pages which previously hosted PDFs. e.g. (www.site.com/downloads/category/PDFname1) We removed the files and have 301 redirected the URLS to homepage. Content removal was fine via Google ...
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How do I tell Googlebot and Bingbot that there will be more links below the current viewport

So I have a blog post which is rendered on the server, so this should not be a problem. Now below the post there is a standard "Recommended Section" with related posts, but I fetch these posts only if ...
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Negative Canonical Attacks, do they work? how to recover? how to prevent?

Backstory... Today I received an email from the Google Search Console reporting a huge increase of 404 pages on my site. Upon investigating I found hundreds of sites linking to my pages that simply ...
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How should I handle search engines auto-correcting the spelling of a site's name?

A client's site and company is called 'Tranin Communications' (Tranin is her last name). It ranks well in searches for her name but rather poorly in searches for the name of her site/company. I ...
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Remove site from search engines for specific keyword

I know normally people want the opposite but I would like to know if someone here knows how to remove a site from search results for a specific keyword. Lately I'm getting a lot of visits from people ...
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Why has bing crawled only 1 page of my site after three weeks?

I don't understand why it's taking so long for Bing to index pages on my site. After three weeks after I added (and verified) my site, I find Bing has only crawled 1 page and indexed only 26 pages. ...
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How long does Bingbot typically take to process a sitemap submission?

I submitted a domain's sitemap.xml to Bingbot (in Webmaster Tools). It's been a couple of days but the status is still pending. Does anyone know how much time does Bing Webmaster Tools takes to ...
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User agent of BingWeb - bot or mobile agent?

When I scan my logs for user agents containing Bing (capitalized), I find two types of user agents: those containing BingPreview and those containing BingWeb. Bing lists BingPreview as one of their ...
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Bing returns garbed text for PDFs

Bing Search results that include this PDF... http://www.uawtrust.org/AdminCenter/Library.Files/Media/501/HealthWellness/Docs/Prevention/depression.pdf Look like this (wrong title - "Deei" instead of ...
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issues with title and description of my website in Bing results [closed]

I have problems with title and description tags The site link appears incorrectly in Bing only! I searched a lot without finding a solution Please help
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Website not fetched by Bingbot: Unexpected Error

My website has been online for a couple years. It's on the first result for Google but it doesn't seem to be indexed by Bing. I tried to fetch it with bing in their webmaster tools and it always ...
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Bing stopped indexing the site after disallowing all crawlers except Googlebot, Yahoo-slurp, and Msnbot

Bing removed my top pages from results, 3 days ago they were showing at first page. Maybe i updated robots.txt file few weeks ago. Can someone check below template if there is something wrong that is ...
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Inconsistent site: search results on bing and yahoo

I am trying to understand the numbers I am seeing using the search site:example.com on yahoo & bing. Firstly on yahoo if I use site:https://www.example.com/ using https - Yahoo declares 121 ...
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How I know my site is indexed on AOL or not

How do I know is my site indexed on AOL or not? How do I index it?
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How many days would it take search engines to update if I modify page title and meta descriptions?

If I adjust the title and meta:description in my page for SEO, how many days would it take for Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines to update? Would it help if I set my sitemap's changefreq to ...
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Bing not indexing URLs From Sitemap [duplicate]

I have a site that Google has indexed 19k pages, in a fairly short amount of time. Bing on the other hand is lagging pretty far behind...51 pages after approximately 3 months of waiting. Many of the ...
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Custom Parameters & Custom URL for each keyword in Google Adwords

In Bing Ads, there is a nice functionality that allows me to add custom parameters and custom destination URL to keywords, and include them in my ads dynamically. For example: Then I can create an ...
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How long after fixing a crawl error in Bing Webmaster Tools before Bing recrawls and stops showing the error?

When will Bing recrawl my online shopping site? Yesterday I solved my site errors that were displayed in in Bing Webmaster Tools. I asked it to fetch those URLs. Bing webmaster tools still shows ...
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Why deny access to website for msnbot/bingbot?

I've seen quite a lot of tutorials that recommend you to ban user agents containing the strings libwww-perl and msnbot. I understand why one would ban libwww-perl, it's mainly if not only used for ...
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Fixed position age verify using cookies without user agent sniffing

I have built a simple age verification jQuery script for a particular brand of alcohol. It asks the user if they are of legal drinking age with a yes or no button. On yes the website stores a cookie ...
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Do all search engines obey nofollow rel attribute on hyperlinks

I have been informed that search engine support is inconsistent for the rel attribute with the 'nofollow' value. Is this the case. From my research Google, Yahoo and Bing seem to obey this attribute ...
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Can I track goals on Bing ads when the destination URL is a virtual page view?

Can I use the universal event tracking (UET) to track conversions on the Bing ad platform when the destination URL is a virtual page view?
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Are Schema.org RDFa breadcrumbs available for all search engines?

I want to implement Schema.org breadcrumbs in RDFa format, following the RDFa guide from here: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/breadcrumbs As this is suggested by Google I can of course ...
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Bing indexed pages decreased from 2400 to 2 in 5 days

Bing indexed pages decreasing rapidly.. Previously bing indexed pages was 2400 in search. Then I submitted sitemaps. After 4-5 days of submitting site maps .. Bing index starts decreasing from ...
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Bing webmaster indicating crawl errors on http to https 301 redirect

I moved my site form http to https, now sitemap contains https urls, but Bing webmaster indicates increased "crawl errors" and my indexed pages have decreased to 0. The list of errors says http pages ...
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Do search engines index a rich snippet data from HTML which is not visible?

I want to add some piece of data to rich snippets (for example, breadcrumps), but this information is not visible on the page (for example, because the designer has not yet prepared the sketches) Is ...
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All about SEO Meta Tag Layout [closed]

Most of the meta tag to the importance we draw closer to Google SEO, but also be friendly to these search engines Bing MSN, DMOZ, Yahoo. Looking at google I have taken the first four pages of the ...
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Could the removal of exact match keywords cause a drop in rankings on Bing and Yahoo but not Google?

I'm wondering if the removal of an exact match keyword could cause rankings to drop on Bing and Yahoo, but not on Google. A website my company manages recently experienced a dramatic loss in rankings ...
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Bing Places Holiday Hours

I am working for a client with around 50 listing on Google My Business and Bing Places. Google My Business has an option which allows you to schedule 'special hours' in preparation for shut downs over ...
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Bing Ads - Search network bid (GBP)? [closed]

I am setting up my first Bing Ads for my site but ran into a input box i don't understand: Search network bid (GBP) Can anyone explain this and what sort of amount should i input? Would something ...
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Bing flagging pages as Malware even after the malware or the pages were removed

Bing has flagged some pages on a site I manage as malware, these have been looked at and looks like there was some malware at some point but it's now since been removed. It's also pointing to some ...
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Is there any way of finding the most searched keywords in Search Engine from a specific location (not country wise)?

Is there any way of finding the most searched keywords in Search Engine from a specific location (not country wise) ? For e.g. In google trend , I can find the top search keywords Country wise : ...
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Rich Snippets for Reviews and Ratings showing in Google (but not showing in Bing)

We just built structured content (review) by following the specification from Schema.org. We like our client website stand out with the rating (5 stars) on the search result. So far this is working ...
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Bingbot in requesting stange, invalid URLs

I have strange URLs that Bing is trying to crawl. The Umbraco CMS throws exception when Bingbot request these URLs. Bing appears to think that these are valid URLs, but the URLs do not exist. The ...
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Bing results are unstable

I am doing SEO and tracking my keyword results for my ecommerce site in Bing. Everyday, even sometimes depending on what time of day or what IP I'm sending the query from Bing is serving me ...
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Site links in search snippets on Bing SERPs, how to influence which links to show?

See, there are links under a search result in BING SERP. Sometimes these links are pure nonsense and I'd like to select good relevant links to use on there. But how do I influence Bing to show the ...
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Does Google Analytics show Bing or Yahoo search keywords under organic when traffic was sent by an affiliate?

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...
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Is there a way to specify an image for Bing to use in search snippets

Bing will sometimes display an image from a webpage as part of the snippet when listing that page in search results, but oftentimes it seems to be grabbing an image from the page with "logo" in the ...
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Does Bing execute Javascript when crawling and indexing web pages (like Google)?

Some content on some web pages is only displayed with Javascript when a button is clicked (for example). We know that Google executes Javascript and is (very likely) to find this content, but what ...
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Submitted site on bing webmaster still not being indexed [closed]

I had submitted my website on Bing webmaster before three days but it is still not being crawled and indexed at bing.. is there any way that i can index my site on Bing?
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how to control the Description section of my web site inside search engine (Google,Bing & Yahoo)

I have published my web site which is based on asp.net mvc-5 web template to the web (4 month ago). and the problem I am facing is that my web site behave differently inside the search engine results ....
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How to handle search engine indexing of multiple pages of products

I have worked on several websites that have lists of products (or lists of something) that span over multiple pages. Generally the first page might have some text describing the products in the ...