Yikes... my site published when i bought a domain - how do i unpublish for now?

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i haven't finished my site and went and got a domain name and then my unfinished site published.. how do i unpublish until i'm ready?... didn't realize that it would publish by buying a domain name.. can someone help me - many thanks, carol
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Hello weaver

If you have bought a domain your site will be live automatically.

What you can do is unpublish your site as follows: (You will NOT lose your domain).

1. Click on the down-arrow next to the yellow "Update My Site" button.
2. Click on "Publishing settings".
3. Click on "Unpublish your Site".

You will be asked to confirm that you wish to unpublish your site. Click on "OK" and your site will be unpublished.

When you are ready to publish your site you then publish it to a domain you already own as follows:

1. Click the yellow "Publish My Site" button in Yola.
2. Select "I already own my domain name" and then "Next step".
3. Enter your domain name and follow the prompts to publish your site.

Your site will then be live on your custom domain.

Please let me know if you have any trouble with this.