WordPress - Prevent your website from being indexed (web crawlers)

October 2016

If you don't want your WordPress website to be indexed by search engine (which may be required when the website is under maintenance), follow the below procedure:
  • Connect to the Wordpress Dashboard.
  • Go to Settings > Privacy.
  • In the left pane, select "Ask search engines not to index this site."
  • Click on Save Changes to validate.

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