Getting a site de-indexed in Bing

Discussion in 'Bing SEO (Microsoft)' started by MOH, Apr 7, 2010.

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  1. MOH

    MOH New Member

    Accidentally removed my robots.txt file on a test site I'm working on, and it's been indexed.

    I've removed it from Google with webmaster tools, I've verified it with Bing but I can't find an option in Bing webmaster tools to get it de-indexed.

    Am I missing something obvious? :confused:
     
  2. MOH

    MOH New Member

    As always, I found the answer just after posting. You can't. Not automatically, anyway. You have to complete an e-mail form to request it.

    Though Bing's help does offer 3 methods of (eventually) automatically removing your site: block it with robots.txt, add a noindex meta tag, or, most helpfully, "Remove the webpages from your website".

    Not very impressed with BWT so far!
     

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