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Search Engine Visibility Updater


Switches the “Discourage search engines from indexing this site” option on or off based on WordPress’ current domain. This is useful for making sure that your development site is hidden from search engines, while your live site is not.

Get detailed instructions on github


  • Settings Screen


  1. Upload plugin to plugins directory
  2. Active plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure plugin options through settings page Settings -> Reading


Where do I edit the plugin settings?

In the WordPress admin panel, navigate to Settings -> Reading. The plugin settings will be appended to this screen.


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Contributors and Developers

“Search Engine Visibility Updater” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Resolve error in getting current host


  • Initial Build