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New Evergreen Bingbot Now Adopts Microsoft Edge as Bing Engine

4:14 pm on Oct 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Microsoft's New Evergreen Bingbot is now adopting Microsoft Edge as the Bing engine to render web pages and to run JavaScript. Just as a reminder, Microsoft Edge is adopting Chromium open source.
Microsoft Confirms it is Building Microsoft Edge Based Upon Chromium [webmasterworld.com]
Microsoft Edge Preview Based on Chromium in the Dev Channel [webmasterworld.com]

By disclosing our new Bingbot Web Pages rendering technology, we are ensuring fewer SEO compatibility problems moving forward and increase satisfaction in the SEO community.


This is similar to an announcement from Google earlier this year. Evergreen Googlebot Now Runs Latest Chromium Rendering Engine [webmasterworld.com]
7:21 am on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Microsoft has a search engine?