How To Get Bing Verification Code For Yoast

The Yoast SEO tool is incredibly useful for optimizing your website for search engines. A key aspect of this tool is its ability to verify your website with various search engines, including Bing. To complete this verification process, you will need to obtain a Bing verification code and add it to the Yoast SEO plugin on your site. This blog post provides step-by-step instructions on how to successfully accomplish this task.

Step 1: Sign Up to Bing Webmaster Tools

The first step is to create an account with Bing Webmaster Tools. Visit here and sign up with your Microsoft account. If you don’t have one, create it; it’s free and easy.

Step 2: Add Your Website to Bing Webmaster Tools

After signing up, you will be directed to a dashboard. Click on ‘Add a Site’ button and enter your website URL. Then, click on the ‘ADD’ button to continue.

Step 3: Get the Bing Verification Code

After adding your site, you will be taken to a page where you can get your Bing verification code. In the section labeled ‘Option 2: Copy and paste a tag on your default webpage’, you’ll see a meta tag. The verification code is the alphanumeric string found in the content attribute of the meta tag.

It should look something like this:

Copy the full content string without the quotation marks.

Step 4: Add the Verification Code to Yoast SEO

Go back to your WordPress admin area and navigate to SEO > General > Webmaster Tools. Paste the copied Bing verification code into the Bing verification code field and click ‘Save Changes’.

Step 5: Verify Your Website with Bing

Now, return back to Bing Webmaster Tools and click on the ‘VERIFY’ button at the bottom of the page where you got the verification code. If you’ve done everything correctly, you’ll get a message saying your website is now verified.

And that’s it! Your website is now verified with Bing using Yoast SEO. This will help you gain insights into your website’s performance in Bing search results and improve your SEO strategies accordingly.

Remember to keep exploring all the other wonderful features that Yoast SEO has to offer to help you optimize your website for search engines.