How do I take my website offline? I searched for this in Wordpress, but their instructions are not applicable to my view. You are supposed to be able to go to a privacy page to take it offline, but I do not see this option when I go to Settings-->General. The only privacy link takes me to my own privacy policy posted on the page.

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Kyle Premium Plus
Move your website to a free .siterubix.com domain, so you have record of the content, the you can delete the site. Even doing that, I don't see the benefit of deleting a site or taking it offline.
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Rachaelsan Premium
The benefit is no longer promoting a company or industry that I cannot stand behind. I want to maintain my credibility. The industry or the company may change. I also want the content for my writing portfolio. This is why I don't want to lose my content. You ever see a website that a person should be embarrassed to have due to misinformation? I never want to be put anywhere near that category.

Thank you for your suggestion. Great idea!
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jghwebbrand Premium
I am curious why you wish to take your website offline. Initially the traffic volume is low.
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Rachaelsan Premium
I am no longer moving forward with this site. It is a blog based on my experience as an online ESL teacher promoting opportunities for my audience. My own teaching success dried up two months ago. I can no longer promote this industry when it would be a disservice to my audience. If I wrote another post, it would be "get out while you can!"
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Rachaelsan Premium
I could delete the page from the WA side of things, but I don't want to lose my content. It may be useful for a future writing portfolio.
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jghwebbrand Premium
Is your free steirub.com website available you could have sitesupport copy your site to it. We do that and find it very helpful and then of course easy to access later..
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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MrTT Premium
Check the link below. Your editing page should look something like this.
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MrTT Premium
in Wordpress go to top left side of your page above your dashboard link and select "visit site" as you hover over your website address. Once you get on your website page you should be able to select edit page on the top navigation bar. Once you're on the edit page go to the settings icon on your top right side of page and this will allow you to go from public to private/offline for your website.
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Rachaelsan Premium
My problem is that I don't see an "edit page"
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Rachaelsan Premium
There is also no "edit" on the top nav bar. I must have made some custom changes. Thanks for your help!
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MrTT Premium
No problem. Looking at your screen shot. Hover over "Teacher Rachael" and select visit site. This should lead you to the tool bar to edit page.
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Rachaelsan Premium
It just looks like this with no "edit page" option on the tool bar.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi

You may to Settings -> Reading

Mark the “Search Engine Visibility” option to disable search engine indexing.

And save changes.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
However that's not required, if this is related to a privacy policy you may use the one found in your site content template section.

Privacy policy is typically a page

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/content/templates
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Rachaelsan Premium
Thanks!
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
You're very welcome.
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