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How to remove a URL from Google's index

The Google URL removal tool can be used to remove URLs from Google's index. To do this, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Log on to your Google Webmasters account at http://www.google.com/webmasters/

 

  1. Select the website or domain name associated with the URL that you want to remove. Then go to OptimizationRemove URLs

  1. Click Create a New Removal Request

  1. Enter the URL of the specific page or directory that you wish to remove from the Google Index and click Continue.

Example 1: To remove the page http://www.domain.com/about-us.html, enter the text /about-us.html.

Example 2: To remove multiple URLs associated with a single directory, e.g. http://www.domain.com/tag/* enter the text /tag.

  1. Select Remove page from search results and cache if you would like to delete a specific page. Select Remove directory if you would like to remove a directory. 

  1. Click Submit Request.

You need to submit a request for every unique URL that you want to be removed from the Google index.

 

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