Unpublish Canva Websites

How to Unpublish Canva Websites: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to easily unpublish Canva websites in a few clicks with our step-by-step guide. Hide your website temporarily or make it private with these simple instructions.

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Have you ever published a website on Canva but later decided to unpublish it? 

Maybe you want to make some changes or updates to the site, or perhaps you want to take it down altogether. 

This article will guide you through how to unpublish Canva websites. Whatever the reason, unpublishing a Canva website is a simple process that can be done in just a few clicks.

How to Unpublish Canva Websites: 5 Simple Steps

Step 1: Log in to Your Canva Account

The first step to unpublish the Canva website is to log in to your Canva account.

Login to Canva Account to unpublish website
Log in to Canva Account

Step 2: Access Your Website

Once logged in to your Canva account, click the “Websites” tab in the left-hand menu. This will take you to a page to see all the unpublished and published websites you have created.

Step 3: Unpublish Your Canva Website

To unpublish the Canva website, click the link option near the “Publish Website“. This will bring up a menu of options.

Click publish website
Click Publish Website to Get More Options
Click unpublish website
Click Unpublish Website

Step 4: Confirm Un-Publishing

After clicking “Unpublish,” a pop-up will appear asking you to confirm that you want to unpublish your website. Click “Unpublish” again to confirm.

Popup to confirm Unpublish canva website
Pop Up to Confirm Unpublish Website on Canva

Step 5: Website is Un-Published

After clicking “Unpublish” for the second time, your website will be unpublished. It will no longer be accessible to the public, and any links to the site will no longer work.

Canva website is unpublished
Website is Unpublished

That’s it! You are done, and your website is unpublished.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I make the Canva website private?

A. Yes, you can make the Canva website private by adding a password for your site. You can enable password protection in the advanced settings section while publishing the site.

Q. Can I republish my Canva website after unpublishing it?

A. Yes, you can republish your Canva website at any time. Go to the “Websites” tab in your Canva account, click on the link symbol next to the website you want to republish and select.

Q. Will my website be deleted if I unpublish it?

A. No, unpublishing your Canva website makes it inaccessible to the public. Your website will still be saved in your Canva account, and you can republish it anytime.

Q. Can I un-publish specific pages of my Canva website?

A. No, the unpublishing option applies to the entire website. You cannot unpublish specific pages or sections of your website.

Q. Will unpublishing my Canva website affect my search engine rankings?

A. Yes, unpublishing your website will remove it from search engine results pages (SERPs), which could affect your search engine rankings. However, if you republish your website later, search engines will eventually re-index it, and your website should recover.


Unpublishing a Canva website is a simple process that can be done in just a few clicks. Whether you want to make updates to your website or take it down altogether, Canva provides different options to meet your needs. 

Following the steps outlined in this guide, you can quickly and easily unpublish Canva websites. 

To learn more about using Canva to make different types of websites, you can check out Digital Scholar’s Canva Mastery Course. Click below to enrol now.

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