WEB how do I get a test directory off of google's results?

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  1. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    i own domain.com

    when you search for my site, google returns this:

    domain.com/test/blahblahblah

    See how it's in a test folder? That was just something for testing purposes. How do I get rid of it so it stops appearing on google? It's just a 404 error page now anyway.

    If there's no way, should I just make it a redirect to my homepage?
     
  2. Insert Tokens

    Insert Tokens Making Cancer My Bitch OT Supporter

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    301 redirect the page to your homepage.. pretty sure google starts ignoring redirects? (I could be wrong, just something I saw somewhere)
     
  3. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    pm shaitan, he works at google
     
  4. subwoofer

    subwoofer OT Supporter

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    several ways:
    you can restrict access to that directory via htaccess
    or simply create a robots.txt for that directory not allowing the search engines to crawl off and it will eventually come off. search google for robots.txt
     
  5. maxxpower

    maxxpower OG Lauren Crew - Observer OT Supporter

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    imo, keep the ranking and just add a redirect
     
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