Take the 2-minute tour ×
Webmasters Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for pro webmasters. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've two sites that one is live and one is test. ex: www.mydomain.com and test.mydomain.com (test site is password protected) However Google Webmaster Tools indexed some of my test site links(Sometimes it indexed it while I'm remove test site password for testing purpose) and It don't allow to remove it.(using removal tool)

Is there any way to inform Web master tools to this URLs are not correct. Now I've put robot.txt file as User-agent: * Disallow: /

Any advise please.

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Jul 30 '13 at 14:06

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

1 Answer 1

Here's one solution I used in the past :

  • Step 1 : verify the subdomain as a separate site.
  • Step 2 : remove the directives from the robots.txt for this step.
  • Step 3 : After its' been verified, add the disallow directive back to the robots.txt
  • Step 4 : You may now request removal of the subdomain.

More information there : http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ca/2007/04/requesting-removal-of-content-from-our.html

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.