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I have been emailing with Bing support for several weeks now and as of today, they started to offer limited support for SNI. I made clear to them that the issue was 100% sure in their lack of SNI support by moving one of my websites to a dedicated IPv4 and turning off SNI for that address. After that, the sitemap got succesfully verified by Bing. All other ...


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I am taking this as your question- repeated phrases or different phrases with the same meaning. I am going to take a side-trip, but bare with me- I am sure we will arrive at the right place. The reason is, I am not sure you understand the basics of SEO well enough. So please humor me. It will make sense in the end. When you talk about SEO, you really are ...


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This post is 4 years old, hope the status in not Pending anymore. But this helped me. After 14 days of pending status, I found this link, to PING bing with your sitemap. It's was a kind of awake call for my sitemap. Few hours later, my site was indexed. Upload your sitemap (but you already did hence the pending status) Typ in your browser: http://www.bing....


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Caching is done on the search engine's servers, so there isn't much you can do about it. it is outside your direct control since you are at the mercy of specific search engines re-indexing you. You can (and should) sign up for Bing and Google webmaster tools (Yahoo is part of Bing's tools). This will give you an opportunity to let them know you've updated ...


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I can't really speak for Yahoo but in case of Bing, submit request about "Outdated cache removal" Read more about this here: http://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/bing-content-removal-tool-cb6c294d Please note, that all search engines eventually crawl over your web pages again. It's just a matter of time.


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You really don't need to. Crawlers will find you on their own. However, if you would like to help that process a bit then include your domains in Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools. Both will provide you with a number of "helpful" stats on your site as well. Also, make sure that you have an XML sitemap on your site. It will assist the crawlers ...


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I realize that this is an old post but after researching this I came upon an article explaining the purpose of this user agent. In this article they explain that this is a user agent string used to fetch images in real time when being accessed through the Bing app. Meaning as you scroll through pictures within this app you may end up clicking on one to ...


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Google and Bing do not have a function such as Yandex to tell them what is the original source of the content. Google will generally go on the first version that was indexed and Bing is possibly the same. Google can get it wrong though, so if you see sites out ranking yours with your content, you can file a DMCA take down request: Digital Millennium ...


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Firstly on yahoo if I use site:https://www.example.com/ using https Yahoo declares 121 results. But site:http://www.example.com/ or site:example.com declares 1300 results. Why would this be? Different search engines will index your pages differently and the site: tool across these different search engines could also work differently. You wouldn't ...


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Msnbot is just one of the user agents that Bing users, and it isn't even the main one. According to https://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/which-crawlers-does-bing-use-8c184ec0 Bingbot - Main bing crawler Msnbot - Old crawler, still used some MSNBot-Media - Image and video crawler AdIdxBot - Ads crawler BingPreview - Preview crawler To allow Bing to index ...


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Your robots.txt file does not do what (I think) you intend it to do because you do not use blank lines between the sections. The robots.txt standard says (emphasis added): The format logically consists of a non-empty set or records, separated by blank lines. The records consist of a set of lines of the form: <Field> ":" <value> In ...


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From my experience, BingBot does follow links despite them having a nofollow attribute. I can see it currently in our logs: thousands of requests per day for pages that are linked using nofollow hyperlinks. I did check the IPs as well as user-agent and they seem to be legit requests from bingbot. Whether or not Bing then uses this for anything (indexing, ...


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That appears to be a bug in Bing, but there may be a work around. The only way that Bing should show &amp; to users is if the source code for your title's source code had &amp;amp;. To be correct, the HTML for your title should read: <title>Charles &amp; Colvard</title> but it currently reads: <title>Charles & Colvard&...


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This has nothing to do with SEO, Google, Bing, or any other website. You need to get an SSL certificate that verifies your identity for this to say your identity is verified.


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There is no definitive maximum number of links allowed on a page for SEO but there is a rule of thumb. Google has said in the past that 100 links should be the maximum number of links on a page. They did not say they stop following them at that point or that there were other SEO implications. Their reasoning is that a page with more links than that is ...


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Google did once recommend no more than 100 links on a page, but this was due to the crawler only indexeing 101 kbs of a page. This recommendation however dates back 8 or so years ago and the web and web sites have changed in that time where you often have many links on a page, so Google no longer recommends this. A video from Matt Cutts at Google explains ...


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http://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/block-urls-from-bing-264e560a There is a block option, I agree this is a sub par solution.


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Whilst BingBot has a Webmaster Tools section that allows you to limit the speed at which the bot crawls your site, there are three major problems with their approach. They don't allow you to select a crawl rate by number of seconds like Google do. Instead they have a crappy low to high range, but make no attempt to explain what low and high actually mean in ...


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Google does not use rich snippet data that isn't visible on the page to users. From their help page: In general, Google won't display any content in rich snippets that is not visible to human user. Don't hide the content that you have marked up for rich snippets using techniques like display:none, value-title, or css. Google will ignore content that isn'...


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Bing appears to use AJAX to track clicks. I used the Firefox plugin Live HTTP Headers and observed what happened when I clicked on a result in Bing. The search result page did a post request with an XML payload with lots of information about what I clicked on: http://www.bing.com/fd/ls/lsp.aspx POST /fd/ls/lsp.aspx HTTP/1.1 Host: www.bing.com User-Agent:...


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Bing does not currently offer an analytics package that is the equivalent of Google Analytics.


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I'm using a single certificate for multiple domain names using the "certificate subject alt name" feature. Bing does understand this type of certificate. I just tested it using "fetch as bingbot". This would be another possible solution for you. You need to generate a single certificate with all your domain names in it. Because it is a single ...


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I am assuming Apache and .htaccess. From: https://perishablepress.com/creating-the-ultimate-htaccess-anti-hotlinking-strategy/ RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} \.(gif|jpe?g?|png)$ [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^https?://([^.]+\.)?domain\. [NC] ...


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According to this we are still waiting to see what Bing will do, so I would assume (I know) not. Here is an excerpt regarding Bing: What Can We Expect? Google’s disregard for JavaScript in the past has also been used by many websites to their advantage. It will be important to understand the repercussions of Google being able to index all of ...


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At this point, your best bet is probably re-purchasing the domain and removing all DNS records. This way search engines (and users) won't be able to access anything; it will be as if nothing exists. This is the easiest & cheapest way to kill off a website. Keeping the domain registered (which costs relatively little) also stops someone else from jumping ...


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By default Bing will reply in the native language that it thinks is correct based on the location of the user. This is why you are receiving a response in the language of the region your server is located. For a regular browser you are able to change which language you would like to be used in the Bing Setting Page. This just sets a cookie with what ever ...


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...my question is why is it looking at http pages when I have https pages in sitemap... This is the key. The answer is simple. Sitemaps are not the authority by which search engines submits pages to the fetch queue from. Their index is! Your pages are indexed as HTTP and therefore that is exactly what will be submitted to the fetch queue. Until each page ...


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No. You can't really encourage Bing to index JS properly. It seems like unless you use the isomorphic / universal style of coding javascript apps then you're just out of luck. It's a roll of the dice to see if they index the site correctly. https://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/bing-javascript/ Another work-around is to use a 3rd party service to pre-render ...


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absolutely no penalty for "multiple websites, all related to the same business-type, on one server and all of them sharing the same IP address". Different if these multiple website are low quality website that all link to another website. If the websites are just few simple pages build to get some back links you will eventually incur in penalty independently ...


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Looks like you have not optimised the PDF for search engines as there is no meta information on the document. I have added a screenshot of what search engines will be seeing. This can be updated with most PDF readers. If you want to make sure the whole document is SEO optimised, I would recommend this article by MOZ. How to Optimize PDF Documents for ...


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