How to Hide Shopify Store From Search Engine (Google)

New Member
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Hi There,

I want to hide my store, which is under construction, from all search engines. However, I have shared the store link on this forum due to some problems. My previous website content is in this store. For this reason, google get this content as duplicate content which can affect my google rank. 

Anup Roy
Web Editor
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Shopify Partner
31 0 23

This is Boost Product Filter & Search - a solution that grows more sales for online stores by letting shoppers find the right products within milliseconds. As a Shopify Partner who is trusted by over 11,000 merchants, I would like to provide my recommendation.

Back to your question, here are some tactics to hide your store from Google: 

• Noindex in robots meta tags
• 404 and 410 HTTP status codes
• Password protection
• Disallow in robots.txt
• Search Console Remove URL tool

This is all we have to say, if my answer helped you, please like and accept it as a solution! 

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24 0 1

If you want to hide your Shopify store from search engines, such as Google, you can use the Password protection feature provided by Shopify. This way, your store will be accessible only to those who have the password, and search engines won't index your site. Here are the steps to achieve this.


  1. Log in to your Shopify admin dashboard
  2. Go to Online Store
  3. Enable Password Protection
  4. Set a Password

Hope it helps you fulfill the requirements.

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