Delisting is when a website is no longer listed by search engines
, i.e. when the relevant database is deleted from the search engine. The search engine operators delist a website if it no longer exists or
if theweb server
on which the website was present cannot be reached or if the website publishes illegal content. Inaddition, there is the possibility of delisting at the request of the website operator or through the punishment of the search engine if it has detected spamming or cloaking
. Delisting means that the website is deleted from the search engine index, the listing, and is no longer listed in the results pages (SERP), it loses awareness and can no longer be monetized.