subdomain not being removed from search results

by Steve   Last Updated December 23, 2017 05:04 AM

I'm using Wordpress multisite in subdomain mode.

I created the site, and later changed the URL of this site to

In's .htaccess, I have:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^$ [NC] 
RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [R=301,L] 

and I know that redirects to

My question is: why does Google still have in its index?

Just now, I have added the site to Google Search Console, and I have gone to Google Index > Remove URLs, and submitted the home page URL, and now I see the site listed as type Site removal.

Is this enough to remove from the Google search index?

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