Monday, June 1, 2015

Prevent Site from Search Results in SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how to prevent a site to appear in search results in SharePoint 2013. We will see an out of box approach for this.

You may read: Get all items selected using JavaScript in SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online, and Keyword Query Language (KQL) enhancement in SharePoint 2013.

Open the site which you want to prevent to appear in the search result. Then click on the Settings icon. Then click on Site Settings.

This will open the Site Settings page.

Then click on Search and offline availability in the Search section like below:

This will open the Search and Offline Availability page. There click No in the Indexing Site Content section, Then click on OK.

Once you click on OK, it will not appear in the search result, as well as the content from its subsites will not appear in the search result.

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