how do i temporary hide my website after it has been published

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I need to temporary hide my website on the internet as the company looks like they could possibly be closing but I am waiting to hear and therefore need to take it off temporary if anyone can help
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Julie Giblin

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Gop

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Hi Julie,

Site > Site Settings. Scroll down to Publishing and across to > Un-publish Site
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Julie Giblin

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Hi I saw that but thought that mean't I couldn't put the site back up again in a cpl of months as the domain name would then be free for anyone else to pick up ?
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If it's a custom domain then that wouldn't happen but if it's a yolasite sub-domain that could happen.
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I have 2 one is a yolasite domain and the other I purchased when setting up the 2nd site..... Its the 2nd site I really need to re activate later on would this be possible
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Yes. This custom domain (purchased domain) belongs to you and should be secure.

The yolasite sub-domain would just return to the pool and may by chance be picked up by another user. Don't advertise the name of your yolasite sub-domain here and I think that the odds are in your favour.
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So if I wanted to open the website up again after a cpl of months would I just have to sign in and press on publish this site ?

Thanks for the info so far
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Yes. First publish to the yolasite sub-domain and then to your custom domain.