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How to hide a website in search

In this episode of AskGooglebot, John Mueller explains how password protection, blocking crawling, and blocking indexing are three ways to prevent a website from showing up in search engines, while keeping them accessible. This question was submitted by Aman Gautamr. Thank you!

Create a robots.txt file → https://goo.gle/3osiJ8N
Block Search indexing with noindex → https://goo.gle/3njXC92

Google Search Central on Twitter → https://goo.gle/searchc-tw

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