URL unfindable by search on google, yahoo, etc

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Hello: I found setting up the website on yola to be very easy. However, although the site says I have been published since last week, the URL code (which I cut/pasted) in three search engines on three days does not find the my webpage. Help?
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Posted 8 years ago

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As soon as your site is published it is live on the internet.  However,  please note that it takes time for newly published sites to be indexed by the search engines.  This can take anywhere from a few days to a few months and unfortunately, it is out of our control.  It is premature to expect your site to come up in a web search immediately after you publish it.  Until your site is indexed, people will need to access it by clicking on a link to your site that you provide, or by typing your URL directly into the address bar of their browser.

Please take a peek at our SEO tutorials here: Promotion, SEO, Traffic & Advertising. Reviewing these tutorials and following our suggestions may help with speeding up the process of getting your site indexed! 
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Cynthia, Brianna is right. I took months for my website to get on google!

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Perhaps my message was unclear... when the exact URL is typed into any browser, it does NOT find the page. Thanks. Cynthia
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You need to paste/type it into the actual browser search box and not the search engine
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Hello cynthia,

You may want to check out this tutorial for a clearer understanding of the difference between the address bar and search box. I hope this helps!: