How to unpublish an item from your Public Archive

How to unpublish an item from your Public Archive


Your Public Archive is where you can share items from your archive publicly online for anyone to see. But you might decide that you no longer wish for an item to be available publicly. You can unpublish an item or folder from your Public Archive by moving it from your Public workspace to your My Files workspace, or deleting it from your Public workspace. 

Move an item from Public to My Files

If the copy of the item you wish to unpublish only exists in your Public workspace, you will want to move it from your Public workspace to your My Files workspace to unpublish it:
  1. Navigate to your Public workspace by clicking Public on the left side of your screen. It will highlight orange to indicate that you are in the Public workspace.
  2. Identify the item you wish to unpublish, then click it once. It will highlight yellow to indicate that it is selected.
  3. Click the Move button at the top of the screen. A window will pop up where you can select where you wish to move the item.
  4. Click My Files, and then you can select the appropriate subfolder to move the item into if necessary.
  5. When you've selected the correct location, click Move. The item will move from your Public workspace to the location you selected within your My Files workspace.

Delete an item from Public

Please note that if you delete a file from your archive, it cannot be recovered. Proceed with caution.
If you used the Publish button to publish your item (as opposed to moving it from your My Files workspace to your Public workspace), you have a copy of the item in both workspaces. If you have not made any changes to the item in your Public workspace, you may choose to delete that file so it is no longer in your Public Archive. To delete a file:
  1. Navigate to your Public workspace by clicking Public on the left side of your screen. It will highlight orange to indicate that you are in the Public workspace.
  2. Identify the item you wish to delete, then click it once. It will highlight yellow to indicate that it is selected.
  3. Click the Delete button at the top of the screen.
  4. A window will appear where you can confirm or cancel the deletion. If you wish to proceed, click Delete.
  5. The item will be deleted permanently from your archive.

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