Got Beef With Google's Content Removal Solutions?

Jan 4, 2008 • 7:18 am | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

There are many many ways to remove content from Google. We have discussed this topic over and over again. In fact, here are those articles:

Google has an official help section on Preventing content from appearing in Google search results and How can I prevent my own content from being indexed or remove content from Google's index?

But if these methods don't work for you, Google started a thread at Google Groups. Susan Moskwa offers assistance on methods to remove content from Google's index.

The quickest method to remove Google from Google, in my experience, is to sign up with Google Webmaster Tools. Then make sure to robots.txt that page out of the index by disallowing it. Then use the Google remove content feature and the content is typically gone within 24 hours.

Forum discussion at Google Groups.

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Comments:

Susan Moskwa

01/10/2008 02:07 pm

Thanks for the mentions, Barry. This certainly does seem to be a recurring topic; any insights into how we can make content removal a more intuitive process would be welcome!

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