Corinne Phillips

Hi, I'm trying to delete an asset from my website. it seems to still be active, however, it doesn't seem to exist anymore on my SilverStripe admin page

theruss

Hi there, can you be a little more specific please? It sounds like you might be logged into the "Files" area of the CMS, but you can't find a particular image or file so that you can delete it. Is that correct?

Corinne Phillips

thanks for the reply! I'm on the files section, the file was there and I deleted it. It is still visible via Google.

theruss

Right, then that is nothing to do with SilverStripe I'm afraid

theruss

Google will maintain records of things well after they've been removed from their source or origin (in this case your SilverStripe website)

theruss

I've never had to do this before, but this looks like the resource you need to figure out how to do it: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/4628134?hl=en

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Remove an image from Google - Google Search Help

If you want to delete a photo from Google’s search results, you’ll usually need to work with the person who owns the site that has the image. How to remove an image Remove an image from some

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nightjarnz

step 1: check the URL is not still serving the file.

nightjarnz

step 2: wait for google cache to drop it, or force it to update/drop the file.

nightjarnz

@Corinne Phillips please do check that the URL for the image is still not serving it though.

nightjarnz

If it isn't, then it's just google needs to update. Otherwise we'd need to know the silverstripe version you're using to help any further.


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