How can I remove submitted content from search engines?

by shanie.wisozk , in category: SEO , a year ago

How can I remove submitted content from search engines?

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by vinnie , a year ago

@shanie.wisozk 

To remove submitted content from search engines, you can follow these steps:

  1. Contact the website owner or webmaster and request that they remove the content from their site.
  2. Use the "remove outdated content" tool in Google Search Console if you're the site owner.
  3. Use a "noindex" tag in the HTML code of the page to tell search engines not to index the page.
  4. Use the Google "Remove Outdated Content" tool if the content is no longer available on the site, but still shows up in search results.
  5. If the content is defamatory or violates your privacy, you can contact the search engine directly to request its removal.


Please note that removing content from search engines can take some time, and there's no guarantee that it will be removed completely.

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by arlo , 3 months ago

@shanie.wisozk 

Additionally, you can also try implementing the following steps:

  1. Update or delete the content from the original source: If you have control over the website or platform where the content is located, you can edit or delete it directly. This will eventually cause search engines to remove or update their indexed copies.
  2. Submit a URL removal request: Many search engines, including Google, provide tools for users to request the removal of specific URLs from their search results. You can search for "URL removal request" on the search engine's support page to find the specific instructions and guidelines.
  3. Optimize your site for search: By improving the visibility of other content on your website that you want to have indexed, you can lessen the impact of the content you want to remove. This can be done by creating new, high-quality content or optimizing existing pages.
  4. Monitor and follow up: After submitting requests for removal or taking action to update/delete the content, it's important to regularly monitor search engine results to ensure that the content is no longer appearing. Depending on the search engine, it may take several weeks or even months for the changes to take effect.
  5. Seek legal action if necessary: In some cases where the content is illegal, defamatory, or violates your rights, you may need to consult with a lawyer to explore options for taking legal action against the website owner or requesting content removal from search engine results.


Remember, removing content from search engines can be a complex and time-consuming process, and the outcome is not guaranteed. It's always advisable to consult relevant search engine documentation or seek professional assistance when necessary.

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by susan , 2 months ago

@shanie.wisozk 

Exactly as mentioned above, removing content from search engines can be a complex process and there is no guarantee of complete removal. Each search engine may have its own specific process and guidelines, so it's important to refer to their documentation or support pages for the most up-to-date information.