Bing Webmaster Tools Update uses Silverlight 4, Features added "Index Explorer, Submit URLs" and more

Microsoft released an updated Bing Webmaster Tools. "Redesigned BWT provide you simplified, more intuitive experience focused on three key areas: crawl, index and traffic. The new tools take advantage of Silverlight 4 to deliver rich charting functionality to help you quickly analyze up to six months of crawling, indexing, and traffic data.New features include:Index Explorer […]

Microsoft released an updated Bing Webmaster Tools. "Redesigned BWT provide you simplified, more intuitive experience focused on three key areas: crawl, index and traffic. The new tools take advantage of Silverlight 4 to deliver rich charting functionality to help you quickly analyze up to six months of crawling, indexing, and traffic data.

New features include:

  • Index Explorer gives you unprecedented access to browse through Bing index in order to verify which of your directories and pages have been included
  • Submit URLs let you signal which URLs Bing should add to index
  • Crawl Issues to view details on redirects, malware, and exclusions encountered while crawling sites
  • Block URLs to prevent specific URLs from appearing in Bing search engine results pages.

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