How can I hide my site from search engines?

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IS there some HTML I can use to prevent search engines (esp Google) from picking up on my site?
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Hello Martin,

You can prevent Google indexing your site by adding a robots.txt file with some specific statements in it. There's a description in Google's webmasters tools.

The only problem is that you can't use Synthasite to do this as there's no access to the root directory.
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Thanks Peter. That is correct. If more people need this we would have to look into a solution from our side, but right now it is not possible.
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Ok - big shame. Means I will have to use a password I guess... not ideal. Please add this functionality soon? Loving synthasite otherwise.
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Sorry you are disappointed. While we can make no development promises, please know that the developers do read and take note of what people are asking for.