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At times, Google may index a webpage or part of your website that you do not want the public to see. This can be especially important if your site displays personal data such as credit card information. Please read our article on Webmaster Tools if you have not yet set up an account. 

Removing a webpage from Google Search Results

  1. Log into Webmaster Tools.
  2. On the Dashboard homepage, click "Site Configuration" from the left side menu pane.
  3. Click on "Crawler Access" and then select "Remove URL"
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  5. Click on "New removal request"
  6. Type the full URL of the page you want to remove from the search results. Then click "Continue" (Keep in mind the URL is case sensitive).
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  8. Click "Yes, remove this page".
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  10. Click "Submit Request".
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To ensure your content is permanently removed from the search results, you'll need to do one of the following steps within 90 days of requesting the URL to be removed. If you do not, your content may appear in the search results.

  • If the page no longer exists, make sure that the server returns a "404 not found" or a "410 Page Gone" error message. Non-HTML files such as PDFs should be completely removed from the server.
  • If the page still exists, use a robots.txt file to prevent Google from crawling the specific page. Even if a URL is disallowed by the robots.txt file, Google may still index the page if they find it's URL on another site. However, Google will not index the page if it's blocked in the robots.txt file and there is an active URL removal request for the page. 

Please review our article on using robots.txt files to block search engines from crawling a website. If you need further assistance please feel free to contact our support department

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2018-07-26 3:33 pm

Please i have an old linkedln account that still appears on google search. Even after deleting the account.How do i go abou this pls....I have sent a mail to Linkedln and they have confirmed the deletion of the account.Thanks!

Staff
31,313 Points
2018-07-26 7:44 pm
Unfortunately, you will have to wait for Google to re-crawl LinkedIn and update their cache of the site before it goes away. You may be able to reach out to Google regarding this, but typically the site owner (LinkedIn) would have to request a recrawl of their site.

Thank you,
John-Paul
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2018-04-13 9:47 am

I am working for a customer and whenever I am trying to google my customer's website it directs me to the link that includes its paystub application.This happens only with google search.

I would like google not to show this Url. Kindly help 

Staff
2,863 Points
2018-04-13 12:37 pm
Is there a particular step in the process described in this article that you are experiencing difficulty with?

As a general tip, I can advise that you both block Google from the directory/file using the robots.txt file and also send the request to remove the page(s) through the Google Webmaster Tools.

Let us know if you have any more questions, we are always happy to help!
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2018-03-10 11:43 pm

hello sir,

m create a website last year, and m regiester a new domain for that.. and transfher all data to new domain..and old domain delete from hosting.. but my in google search show all old website links..how to remove that ,, and how to redract to new domain,

please reply as soon as possible

Staff
31,313 Points
2018-03-12 9:16 am
You can request a reconsideration of your site from Google directly. This should cause them to update the results that show up in the search pages.

Thank you,
John-Paul
n/a Points
2018-03-07 5:04 am

Hi, I'm working on behalf of a client and I don't have access to the property. Is there a way to go around it and have the articles removed?

 

Staff
42,232 Points
2018-03-07 1:29 pm
You would need to have access to the account in order to edit the website or modify the settings for the site in Google Webmaster tools.
n/a Points
2018-02-24 8:43 am

i want to remove full website from Search Result can i do with robot.txt is it useful???  www.freeedualert.in

 

 

Staff
42,232 Points
2018-02-26 11:05 am
If you want to remove the search results from google, check out this link. It's updated from the previous posts on Google.
n/a Points
2018-01-18 12:09 pm

How can i remove url permanently 

 

Staff
31,313 Points
2018-01-18 2:45 pm
You can delete a URL property from Webmaster tools by going to your Tools Home section. Beside the domain click Manage property, then Delete property.

You can stop search engines from crawling your site with a robots.txt file.

Thank you,
John-Paul
n/a Points
2018-07-11 2:01 pm

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals

n/a Points
2014-04-11 3:29 am

Dear Sir, In Webmaster tool wrongly I deleted my whole site and google all data search result deleted. How it comes.

 

Staff
31,313 Points
2014-04-11 11:05 am
Hello Nitesh,

Sorry to hear you accidentally deleted your site from google, you should still be able to see Statistics about your Website Traffic in AWSTATS.

We are happy to help, but I am not sure what your question is. Please provide more information regarding what you are trying to accomplish.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul

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