How can I put my Website Builder website offline to make changes?

This will show you how to choose to set your website builder website offline. Setting your website offline is used when you want to make changes to your site and don’t want visitors to view your site before it is finished.

Please note: This feature is applicable to Website Builder Version 6, Website Builder Version 7 and Website Builder Version 8.

Website Builder 8

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Click on the Settings button from the left hand tool bar. This will open the Site Settings panel. Click on Site URL, then click the unpublish button. This will take your site offline while you make changes.

Unpublish site

Step 2 of 2

To put your site online again, you must republish it.

Publish site

Website Builder 7

Step 1 of 2

From the left hand menu bar, click on the Manage button.

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In the Site visibility drop down menu, you will be able to select either Online or Offline. Once you have made your selection, click on the Update Site button to confirm your changes.

Website Builder 6

Step 1 of 2

Click on the Manage button.

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Click on the Site Status option from the menu on the left hand side of the page, and then click the Offline status from the drop down list to put your website offline. This will mean you can make changes without effecting your live website.