i need to change my url of my latest hub before i publish it.
can i do that?
Yeah as long as you haven't submitted it yet just press the back button and start from scratch!
Once you get through the creation process up to the point of having a Hub template to fill up with stuff or save it unpublished, you can't change the URL anymore.
Just curious is there a reason on why we are unable to change the URL once published? It certainly would be nice if we could.
URL's are addresses. They tell the hyperlinks where to find the webpage. If your break or change the URL you end up changing where the webpage is found. The address has to be re-indexed, all previous backlinks are worthless, and the old url becomes a dead page to anyone who follows the old url trying to get to your page.
For hubbers, if you change information on your page it may affect how you rank in search engines due to content changes, but your backlinks and search engines still know where to find your page. If you change the URL, all of your previous backlinks and Search engine indexing are worthless and the process has to start all over. =P
by Glen6 years ago
Sometimes I go and check if someone has already claimed the URL for a hub that I've got half an idea to develop. If I get a "Sorry that hub does not exist." WOO HOO! I can go and claim it.But sometimes I get a...
by Leah Helensdottr4 years ago
I started to create a hub a few days ago about the origin of the nursery rhyme "Ring Around The Rosy." I changed my mind, deleted all of the content, and started a new hub, "How Mom Quelled the...
by Kelley Eidem4 years ago
I really do need some help to remedy this.All that was done was to change the Kindle price of my book from $3.99 to $4.99. One digit and my page is DOWN.For that, the hub page - which has over 400,000 page views so far...
by Michelle Cesare6 years ago
Hello Hubbers,I learned about creating backlinks from Hubbers and I want to say thank you for teaching me the backlink method.I took the time to search for my backlink URL and was pleasantly surprised to see my backlink...
by Glen7 years ago
There seems to be a bit of confusion as to the most effective URL naming protocol and to make matters a little more complicated, I strongly belief that the hub claiming system that is in place is making things a...
by Demas W Jasper5 years ago
I discovered after deciding to edit an unpublished recent Hub with a totally different focus, that despite changing the originally selected title, the original title appeared in the URL when I hit...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.