Introducing Clarity, a product to visualize user interactions at scale to optimize conversion, engagement and retention

Today, we are excited to announce the release of Clarity, an analytics product that empowers webmasters to visualize user behavior at scale to make data driven decisions on what exactly they should change and improve on their sites to optimize conversion, engagement and retention.  For this purpose, Clarity supports playback of how users interacted and used their websites. Clarity also has other typical functionalities such as heatmap and...
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bingbot Series: Getting most of Bingbot via Bing Webmaster Tools

There are multiple features in Bing Webmaster Tools that allows webmasters to check Bingbot’s performance and issues on their site, provide input to Bingbot crawl schedules and check if that random bot hitting the pages frequently is actually Bingbot or not. In part 4 of our Bingbot series, Nikunj Daga, Program Manager for Bing Webmaster Tools, revisits some of those tools and features that assists webmasters in troubleshooting and...
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bingbot Series: JavaScript, Dynamic Rendering, and Cloaking. Oh My!

As we shared last week at SMX East, bingbot is generally able to render JavaScript. It can be difficult for bingbot to process JavaScript at scale on every page of every website, while minimizing the number of HTTP requests at the same time. Bing recommend dynamic rendering as a great alternative for websites relying heavily on JavaScript. Click through to learn more!
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bingbot Series: Optimizing Crawl Frequency

In part 2 of our bingbot series Principal Software Engineering Managing of the crawl team Cheng Lu shares one example of how we’ve optimized our processes to maximize crawl efficiency for large web sites whose content remains static, or unchanging.
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bingbot Series: Maximizing Crawl Efficiency

What does the bingbot do and why does Bing need it? This is the first article in the series related to bingbot dand how we are focused on improving the bingbot crawler over the next 18 months. Discover what the bingbot is and what some of the challenges are with trying to manage expectations of webmasters and content systems at scale when they all have different views on the frequency of which their sites are crawled.
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Anonymous URL Submission Tool Being Retired

Saying Goodbye is never easy, but the time has come to remove the ability to anonymously submit URLs directly through Bing.com's URL submission tool. Webmaster Tools will still support the ability to submit URLs and Sitemaps in the a logged in state.
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Intermittent Webmaster Tools API Issues Resolved

Feedback is important. It helps notifying us of potential issues and helps us to improve Bing. In July, your feedback notified the Webmaster Tools team of intermittent API failures. Upon investigation we discovered a technical glitch causing the errors that was not captured through our existing protocols. Thank you for your feedback. It helped us correct the error and is making Bing Webmaster Tools better for everyone.
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Introducing Social Login for Bing Webmaster Tools

Introducing Social Login for Bing Webmaster Tools

We are excited to begin the first phase of the global roll out of social login to webmaster tools on Friday, February 9th to webmasters in the United States. On May 22nd, we continued the roll out of social login to webmasters in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions, and the feature is now available globally.
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