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Bing no longer returns Wikivoyage in its search results(also effecting DDG, Yahoo, etc)
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Description

Bing no longer appears to keep Wikivoyage links in its search index, as a result, Bing and other search providers using Bing's index(DuckDuckGo, Yahoo, etc) no longer return Wikivoyage in its search result.

List of steps to reproduce

This issue got attention over at Hacker News:
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29006789

Event Timeline

Have you contacted Bing to find out what's going on, and if there is actually anything that could be fixed on the Wikimedia side of things?

Aklapper renamed this task from Bing no longer returns Wikivoyage in its serach results(also effecting DDG, Yahoo, etc) to Bing no longer returns Wikivoyage in its search results(also effecting DDG, Yahoo, etc).Oct 31 2021, 9:21 AM

@Aklapper I reached out to Bing the other day, they looked into it and said they can't recreate the problem. Do you know if the search results seem to be back to normal? The link to recreate the issue is now displaying Wikivoyage results for me unlike before.

Let me know if this is ongoing / if you have more details I can share with them if so.

Abbe98 claimed this task.

The issue appears to have been resolved on Bing's end following the online coverage.

@Aklapper Bing does only provide support/details about a site's status to site owners/staff.