Private Unsearchable Directories

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RedWagonTutorials
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2013-07-24 6:24 pm EST

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Is there a way to make a directory unsearchable by search engines? I have proprietary video and lessons that I don't want the general public seeing without first paying for them. Is there a way to make them invisible so that they cannot be discovered by Google and the like? I want to hid them.

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Arn
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2013-07-24 6:29 pm EST
Hello RedWagonTutorials,

You can set up something called the robots.txt file. This file will prevent the search engine crawlers from going through specific areas of your website as you designate it in the file. There's also the Robotstxt.org website if you want a more complete reference.

Hopefully that will give you the information to answer your question! Please let us know if you require any further assistance.

Regards,
Arnel C.

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WOW! I'm impressed! I got an answer back in just a few minutes and it WORKED! Thanks so much!
RedWagonTutorials
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2013-07-24 7:03 pm EST
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