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Hiding a web site

by msoucy / November 10, 2005 8:48 AM PST

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
by PudgyOne / November 10, 2005 6:38 PM PST
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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
by xxTERRORxx / November 10, 2005 10:02 PM PST
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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

www.webactionguide.com/kb/robots-meta-tag.php

Have fun

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Thanks!
by msoucy / November 13, 2005 10:25 AM PST
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Thanks for your help. I'll give it a try.

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