SEO Powersuite - Bing API Key Prompt RRS feed

  • Question

  • We are just setting up SEO Powersuite which is prompting us to "Get a Bing API Key to query Bing Safely"

    Have searched within the community but without any luck.



    Friday, July 3, 2015 1:38 PM


  • Hi,

    Here’s how you can get one :

    1. Go to http://www.bing.com/developers/
    2. Click on the Get Started button under Search API
    3. Bing offers many options to chose from depending on the  search volume you need, here we’ll choose the free option at 5000 transactions per month. Click on SIGN UP
    4. You’ll need a windows live account, you can either sign up for a new account  or sign in with an existing account
    5. You’ll then be asked a create a Windows Azure Marketplace account. Fill in the info , press continue then accept the terms of use
    6. The next screen is the actual signup for the Bing Search API, accept the terms of use then press SIGNUP
    7. Click on EXPLORE THIS DATASET as shown in the screenshot :Get a Bing API Key - Step 6
    8. Click on the Show link next to Primary Account Key to see your Bing API Key :Get a Bing API Key - Step 7
    9. That’s all you need to do to get a Bing API Key ! Copy it and save it for later usage.

    Azam khan

    Monday, July 6, 2015 6:36 PM