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Bing Officially Releases Bing XML Sitemap Plugin 1.0
This sitemap plugin allows webmasters to easily create XML sitemap files for their websites that can be submitted to Bing Webmaster Tools or other search engines. It works on both Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server and Apache HTTP Server.
What has changed between the beta version released a few months ago and the release today?
- Automatically ping the search engines after each Sitemap update (currently ping Bing and Google)
- An improved computation algorithm for the value that is calculated – Multi-machine merge memory improvements and various other improvements
- Custom installation and data directory at installation time
The plugin can be downloaded for over here for free.
For more details, see the Bing Webmaster Blog.