SEO Check | Version 4

Enabling Bing Webmaster Tools

SEO Check can use Bing Webmaster Tools API to inquire information about your website. To use this feature, you need to provide an API key to an account in Bing Webmaster Tools. This guide shows how to create an API key.

Requirements

To enable SEO Check's Bing Webmaster Tools features, you need to add your website to Bing Webmaster Tools. Your administrator may have already done that.

Creating an API Key

Log into the SEO Check user account on Bing Webmaster Tools.

Open the settings menu, and select API access:

Opening API access settings in Bing Webmaster Tools
Opening API access settings in Bing Webmaster Tools (Image: subshell GmbH/CC BY)

To create an API key, select API Key, then click Generate API Key.

Generating an API key in Bing Webmaster Tools
Generating an API key in Bing Webmaster Tools (Image: subshell GmbH/CC BY)

Click Copy to copy the API key to your clipboard:

Copying an API key in Bing Webmaster Tools
Copying an API key in Bing Webmaster Tools (Image: subshell GmbH/CC BY)

Adding API Key to SEO Check Configuration

In the configuration file for SEO Check, enter the API key:

seo-check:
  bing:
    # Settings for the Webmaster Tools.
    webmaster-tools:
      # API key to access the Webmaster Tools API.
      api-key: 1234567890abcdef1234567890abcdef

Last modified on 3/17/22

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