How do i stop my site being loaded to the web temporarily??

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How do I stop my site from being uploaded temporarily, i bought my domain name before i built my website and they say its been published or the world knows your here or something
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Posted 8 years ago

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Hi Mandy,

If you don't want your site to be online right now, you can unpublish it. You can then republish it again whenever you are ready.

Here's how to unpublish your site:

1. Click on the down-arrow next to the green "Publish to the web" button.
2. Click on "Publishing settings".
3. Click on "Unpublish your Site".

Click on "OK" to confirm that you want to unpublish your site, and it will be unpublished.

I hope that helps!

- Justine
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Hello, just unpublish your website. You will still have your custom domain name, it will just unpublish it until you need to publish it again.

To unpublish it, just follow these steps:

1. Click the arrow next to the green Publish to the web button and then click Publishing settings. A dialog will appear.

2. Click on "Unpublish site" Then it will unpublish your website. Click "OK" to confirm that you want to unpublish your site.

When you go to publish your site again, just click the Publish to the web button and it will ask you if you want to use the domain you bought and select yes to use it.

I hope this helps.