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Section Types Explained: Public, Unlisted, and Private

We've recently fixed the logic behind our Sections dashboard. We noticed that if you shared a specific article (e.g., gave somebody the direct URL to a post), the content would always be available — even if the post was located in a private section.

The idea has always been to keep the content behind private sections, well, truly private, and only available to the eyes of logged-in administrators. This ensures that you have content that's only visible to your editorial team or company staff, and that it's not crawled or indexed by Google.


We want you to be aware of the logic behind each section type so it's absolutely clear. Here's how you can use the different options to your advantage:

  • Public: The section is open to everyone who visits your site and shows up in your site's navigation menu. The articles within this section are fully public.
  • Private: The section is only visible to administrators and will not show up in your site's navigation menu. The articles within this section will 404 for anyone that's not logged in with an administrator account.
  • Unlisted: The section is only accessible by URL and will not show up in your site's navigation menu. The articles within this section will be visible to the public if they have the links to those specific posts.

RebelMouse CEO: Reimagining Diversity “Starts in the Office”

Why women, minorities, and the LGBTQ+ community will restructure workplace norms

Entering a new decade means a new opportunity to change how we approach diversity. In a joint interview alongside Leanne Pittsford of Lesbians Who Tech, RebelMouse founder and CEO Andrea Breanna said that the only way to fight patriarchal dominance is to encourage and nurture more women, minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace, particularly in tech.

Over half of RebelMouse's employees are women or identify as LGBTQ. Read our full diversity and inclusion report here.

Check out the full video below.

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