Restricting or preventing access from search engines
You can restrict or prevent access to your Developer Portal from search engines. You might want to control the access if you have a development or test site.
Before you begin
You must have administrator access to complete this task.
About this task
You might have a development or test Developer Portal site
on the internet, but do not want them to be indexed by Google, or other search engines, making them
visible to your customers. Google explicitly advises not to use
robots.txt as a
blocking mechanism. A correct solution is to control access by using
- In the Developer Portal, click .
- On the
Global restrictionstab, click Edit.
In the Advanced section, select the meta tags that you want to use to restrict or prevent the
- Click Save.