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Hiding a web site

I'm working on building a web site for someone, and this person would like the web site "hidden" for a while for security reasons. Is there a way to make sure that the site cannot be found by someone who is using a search engine? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Not sure

In reply to: Hiding a web site

Not sure if this will NOT find it or not but

Do not use any meta tags.

Give it a try.

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add this

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<meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow,noarchive"> So when google's robots come to your page it will be deleted from the archives and not listed

also check out


Have fun

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Thanks for your help. I'll give it a try.

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