I dont want my site to be searched on google anymore

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Hi:
i dont want my site to be searched on google anymore. so i deleted it on webmaster. is there anything else i should do to make my site disappearing from google search
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withasterisk

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Kershnee

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Hi Withasterisk,

If you don't want user's to access your site, you can also password protect your pages.

Here's how to password protect your pages:

1. Click on the Site Manager tab.
2. Click on "Site Password Protection" underneath the list of pages of your site.
3. Add a login name and password and tick the pages you would like to protect.
4. You can easily protect all your pages by clicking on "Lock All" or take off the password protection by clicking on "Unlock All"
5. When you create a new page, you will see a check box that gives you an option to protect (lock) the new page.
6. Preview your protected page to see what the login form will look like and to test your log in and password.
7. To make the change effective on your live site, click on the yellow 'Update my Site' button.
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Rich

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Sorry for the bad news, but even u already deleted your website on webmaster tools as long google crawler still have access on your sitemap, google will still continue to crawl and indexed your site, or if u want to remove pages or content from google result, from your webmaster, click "Tools" -> "Remove URLs" and click "New Removal Request" and choose appropriate action you want to do, but to do this you must make sure that Google and other search engines will not crawl the content you want to remove from their search results using the following method below:

- HTTP status code of either 404 or 410,
- robots.txt file
- meta noindex tag

Another bad news is you cant use all of those method on synthasite at this time. (Source: Experienced)

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*Deleting a Sitemap will cause it to be removed from Webmaster Tools. However, Google will continue to fetch your Sitemap data until you delete the Sitemap file(s) from your webserver. If you want to keep the Sitemap on your server for use by other search engines, you can use your robots.txt file to prevent Google from accessing it.*
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Peter

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Hello withasterisk,

Diogenes posted this tip recently and I think it's worth investigating:

http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...

"hey guys, an option you might consider is using noindex meta attributes. it's not really equivalent to a robots.txt file, but the tag can tell search engines not to index pages in your site.

To prevent all robots from indexing a page on your site, drop an html widget on your page and place the following meta tag in it (without the <!--- and --->, that's just there so that the code displays):

<!---
<meta name="robots" content="noindex">
--->

If you only want to keep Google from indexing your page, place this code instead:
<!---
<meta name="googlebot" content="noindex">
--->"

Once again if it works it will take some time before your pages drop off Google .
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Rich

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Hi, pete base on my experience its not actually work because meta tag/code must be place in the first <!-- <head> section of the page, before the first <body> section. if u tried to put those tag on synthasite it always place on the body section which cause that google or other robots not to see it -->
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Peter

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G'day Rich,

Do you mean specifically for this code snippet or generally for meta tags?
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Rich

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Good Day too pete, What do u mean? sorry im kind a too slow for that to get.
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Peter

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Sorry Rich,

I mean does this rule apply to any meta data or just these two examples?
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Rich

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I cant be sure pete but base on my experience for me yes it will not work on any meta tag if u place it on synthasite, it same if you try to put meta verification code of yahoo or google on the header of your page.
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Peter

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Thanks Rich,

Would you like to start a new thread on this point?

I think it's worth getting a clear statement about this. The reason is that I have a feeling I have placed meta data in the body of some of my sites for some reasons. I really can't recall where or why.

Maybe an example is the meta data code for Google Analytics.

I don't know.
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Rich

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Pete, Google Analytics use <!-- <script></script> -->.
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Peter

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Thanks Rich,

I didn't see your response before my last question. :(
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Hi Peter,
I haven't seen a new thread started for this topic so will clarify here. Meta data gets placed in the head section of a page. We make it possible for you to edit your title, description and keywords tags (meta data) under the Properties Tab in the content sidebar. When you edit these pieces it is reflected in the header section. If you view your source code (right click on your screen > View Source) you can look for these tags and will find them in the head section. Unfortunately adding meta data into an html widget on a page does place it outside of the head section. I hope this clarifies things.

Emmy