Not all privacy settings visible

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    When I look at is shows me three privacy settings. When I go to the blog that I’m managing and look in the privacy options I see only two options. Have I set something incorrectly that is limiting me from being able to make my blog private? Thanks for your help.



    Which 2 do you see?
    And you are logged in as Admin?



    Are you using WordPress.ORG software or are you hosted at WordPress.COM?

    If you provide a URL to the blog in question beginning with http it would be very helpful.


    @mark, The options I get are:
    1) I would like my site to be visible to everyone, including search engines (like Google, Bing, Technorati) and archivers

    2) I would like to block search engines, but allow normal visitors

    My blog is



    You have a self hosted .ORG site their support Forum is at:

    The .ORG software only has the two privacy settings that you have outlined.

    The help page you have is for sites hosted here at WordPress.COM. The software is the same in some ways and different in many others, same developers in many cases but two different versions.

    If you want to have your site completely private, password required for all visitors you will need to get a Plug-in and install it. Ask at the above forum for their suggestions.

    For more on the difference:


    That’s exactly what I needed to know. Thanks

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