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Archiving Projects
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Archive can be used to "soft delete" a project. Doing this safely deactivates projects and removes them from view without permanently removing the code from Glitch.


Here are some things to keep in mind when archiving apps:

  • Only the Project Owner can archive and un-archive a project.
  • If you would like to permanently delete a project, please send us a support request and our team will do this for you.


When you archive a project:

  • The app will not run.
  • Others will not be able to see the app on Glitch or otherwise access it.
  • You will be the only one who can un-archive it.


When you un-archive a project:

  • The app will run if it is opened.
  • The project will be viewable by all project members.
  • If the project is public, others will be able to view the project's code on Glitch.
  • If the project is private, it will retain the permissions that you have set for others in the project permissions menu.


You can archive a project from either:

  • The project editor
  • Your dashboard
  • The project page


Archiving a project via the project editor:



  1. In the project editor, click Settings.
  2. Scroll down until you see Archive This Project and give it a click.
  3. A confirmation will pop up asking you if this is the project you want to archive. If it is, go ahead and click OK.



Archiving a project via your dashboard:



  1. Go to your dashboard.
  2. Select the project that you would like to archive.
  3. At the top of the page, click Archive.
  4. The project now moves to the Archived view on your dashboard.



Archiving a project via the project page:



  1. Go to the project page which can be found using a URL like:
  2. Click Archive which can be found towards the top of the project page


Un-archiving a project



  1. Go to your dashboard.
  2. Next to the Projects header, click Archived to view the list of your archived projects.
  3. From the Archived view of your dashboard, select the app that you want to reactivate.
  4. Click Reactivate.
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