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How do I remove a url for an old (no longer in existence) website?

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I had a website which I closed some years ago, I have recently set up a new website, with a new url and domain name. How do I remove the old details and link everything to my new site?

 

Having been into settings, nothing is clickable, I can't see how to make the changes.

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to transition from an old to a new website for product-listing-ads --

(a) verify the new site --
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35179

(b) delete any and all current data-feeds, that were
associated with the old site, from the merchant-center.

(c) claim the new site within the general-settings of the merchant-center.

then, wait 24-72 hours for all items to be deleted;
register a new feed (once) and use the new feed to
submit the physical inventory data associated with
the new website for which you wish to run ads --
if the api is used (rather than a feed) then simply
submit the inventory data after the site is claimed

and all items from the old site have been deleted.

generally, to edit any settings within the merchant-center
scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and then select
the edit (settings) button -- editing of settings is no longer
enabled by default.

 

also, be certain that no physical inventory is currently active

as product-listing-ads from the old website or from any other

venue or marketplace (ebay, etsy, etc) -- before submitting

any items from the new site -- to avoid items being removed

from the auctions, disapproval, or suspension, at any time.

see also
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160541
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/176793