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Website verification.

"y_key" still needed?

1:50 pm on Apr 23, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I'm transferring a website to a new server and have found a file named "y_key_123456.html" in the website's root directory.

I also see a file named "google123456.html" in the root too.

I'm near positive the later is for google site verification.

I'm assuming the y_key if for Yahoo site verification but don't know, and don't know if it is still needed.

Additionally, is there yet a separate verification file needed for Bing?

Are there any other organizations the site should be "verified" with?

8:14 pm on June 2, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Yes, it's now (well, for at least months, maybe longer) been switched over to bing, so the "y..." key is now a unique "b..." key. I'm surprised I didn't see anyone else help you. HTH

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