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Bing News is a platform to show the valuable content across the publishers. If you want to index your website on the Bing News you can simply follow the steps and get your news indexed into the Bing News.
- Before you get started for bing news submission
- Eligibility Criteria to submit website in Bing News
The following sites are not eligible for inclusion in the Bing news index:
o Non-news sites designed primarily to market products or services
o Sites with a primary purpose of unauthorized news or content aggregation
o Sites that do not publish with some level of frequency
o Sites publishing content that does not adhere to basic standards of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and word usage
- Best practices to submit website in Bing News
Accountability and transparency. Sites must identify ownership with easily accessible and verifiable contact information, including each of the following:
1. Publisher name
2. Physical address
3. Email address
4. Phone number
Content rights and responsibility. Sites must have legal rights to publish the content on their site and assume responsibility for the content published on its site.
Attribution and representation:
1. Clear, verifiable authorship must be provided for content, including articles, photos and graphics
2. Bylines must primarily use the full names of writers (no pseudonyms or posts by “Admin”)
3. Sources must be provided for facts, quotes and opinions
4. Headlines and link text must accurately represent the connected content
5. Site content consistently reflects the stated purpose and theme of the site
6. Commentary, opinion and reviews must be clearly labeled
- Prohibited content to submit in Bing News
Prohibited content includes, but is not limited to, the following:
1. Threatening or violent activity. We do not allow content that promotes illegal activities or is used to threaten, harass, organize violence, or support violent organizations.
2. Promotion of hate. We do not allow content that condones hate or incites violence based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual preference.
3. Sexually explicit content. We do not allow content that is sexually explicit or promotes illegal sexual activity.
- Submitting your site to Bing News PubHub
If you are confident your site adheres to all of the above criteria, submit it to Bing News PubHub.
1. Select your already added website in the Bing Webmaster Tool
2. Fillout the form
3. Provide Organization Details
4. Add Sitemaps and RSS feeds
5. Submit the request
6. Keep tracking the status of your application
Please note: Many factors can impact whether your site will be shown in our search results. Computer algorithms make selections based on variables that can include, for example, source authority, newsworthiness, originality, and relevance.