Can I choose to unpublish specific pages on my website?

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Posted 11 years ago

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Photo of Marije


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Hi there,

When you publish or update your site, your whole site is published.

If there are pages that you would like to have "hidden", you can take them out of your menu by following these steps:
1. Click on the "Edit Menu" button on the top toolbar.
2. A dialog box will open and you will see the list of your pages in the left-hand pane under "in the menu".
3. Click on the page you would like to move and drag-and-drop it to the right pane.

I hope that helps, let us know if you need any other details.
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If people knew the pages were there (if they have memorized the url) they might be able to see them again... You could password protect them, so they would still be there but only you or those with your password could view them...
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i should of thought of that!

Brilliant idea!
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Good idea A, thanks! If you want more information on this Ryansarcade let us know.
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Isn't it possible for those pages to still appear in a google search?
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Yes it is Cynthia. If the pages were indexed by Google before they were "protected" then these can appear on a Google search until the bots re-spider and Google re-indexes your site.

You should also check your site-map as well and remove these pages from the site-map. This is still not guaranteed to hide your pages from searches but it will reduce the chances.

As commentators have said, the only guaranteed way to prevent the spiders from seeing your information is to completely remove your pages.