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    should i disallow seo while developing a website?


    Hi,

    I m wanting to build a uniqe site, but want to take time to work on it. I am worried search engines will pick up the pages while being developed. Is it a good idea to disable the site from being crawled whilst in development or allow it to be crawled to increase the pages/websites' age?

    I'm thinking search engines might crawl undeveloped pages, find duplicate content as I am using a template, possible competitors may see my idea etc.

    Any thoughts on this?

    Thanks!

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    • Tokyodriftf5 agrees : Yes I think that you ought to disable the site from being crawled.. That will help you build a better website. Best of luck!
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    Yes it is always better to disallow crawling when your website is under development. You can invite the crawlers once your are satisfied and fully built your website.
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    No matter to promote a website which isn't ready for users. But technical part should go within the development circle. Make sure you have a good SEO friendly website.
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