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My GitHub account is public: I can see my name even if not connected (active Sign up, Sign in buttons).

However, I cannot find my projects when searching after it (Google, Bing) even if I add github or even if I use my username on the site or even directly on GitHub. What setting should I change?

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Not private: "Make this repository private / Please upgrade your plan to make this repository private." But it has an interesting feature checked: "Restrict editing to collaborators only / Public wikis will still be readable by everyone." – Liviu Sep 2 '14 at 15:59

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According to GitHub's robots.txt, the only section Google is allowed to index is the master branch of a project, so your account will only be indexed if you have one of those in your project (and it isn't private).

If you have a master branch then it could just be that Google hasn't gotten to you yet. You can try submitting your URL which might speed things up.

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It is the master branch, it's not private since I can see it using the URL in another browser, not connected (the buttons "Sign up", "Sign in" look very active). Google didn't find me in ... 8 months? It was very fast with Linkedin, facebook, etc. I'll try to submit my URL. – Liviu Sep 2 '14 at 10:17

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