Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Markup Validator

The Bing Webmaster Blog announced they have added a new feature to the crawl section named Markup Validator.

To access this new feature, login to Bing Webmaster Tools and click on the “Crawl” tab. Then on the right side or bottom left side there is an option to click on “Markup Validator.”

Duane from Bing said that while not all code validation issues have an impact on your web page from loading or rankings, “having the syntax incorrect can affect our ability to use the data as you intend.”

The tool scans for:

Here is what the results can look like:

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