Shortly after my lenses were transferred over to HubPages, I unpublished several hubs because I just didn't know when I'd get to them and I wanted them not visible to the public until i can get to them. A person just commented on one of them.
I do not want them visible. They are former lenses that need a lot of work and do not work as hubs.
How do I actually unpublish a hub and what does the "not published" red designation mean if it actually leaves the hub published?
This might hold a clue, Kylyssa.
Perhaps the "bug that re featured content that wasn't intended to be featured" caused your problem.
I was definitely affected by that bug a few days back. All of my "unfeatured for engagement" lenses were featured again for about a day.
Last night I published then unpublished the lens that got the comment just in case. I'm going to go do the same with all the others I have purposely unpublished just in case the bug made them all somewhat just a little less than actually unpublished.
If a hub is not published, people cannot see it. Are you sure you didn't accidentally publish it again? Does your stats page say it is not published?
WHOA! I just went to do some publishing and unpublishing and guess what? The hub somehow grew a doppelganger! The doppelganger got the comment!
by Marina3 years ago
This week we will begin assessing older Hubs that haven't yet gone through the Quality Assessment Process. Instead of only holding newly-published Hubs to the heightened quality bar introduced in March, ALL published...
by fireatwill417 years ago
This really isn't a problem, but rather something I am interested in finding out. I have a few unpublished hubs with little to no content in them, and the thing is, one of these hubs outranks one of my published hubs! I...
by Poulami Barat2 years ago
hello everyone i just started hubbing..i completed my first hub and tried to publish it but it didnot get published due to quality issues..i edited my hub and tried to publish it again..will it not be published?what is...
by Katherine Tyrrell10 months ago
Squidoo seems to have died twiceThis is an absolutely fascinating hub http://hubpages.com/community/Google-vs-the-Hub-Pages if you have a penchant for analysing numbers. It records the number of hubs and followers on a...
by SmartAndFun23 months ago
Thanks to ThatMommyBlogger for finding this site and bringing it up in another thread. I think it deserves its own thread to warn HP writers. It looks like a site called 2uidea-dot-com is taking newly published hubs and...
by LauraGT4 years ago
There seem to be many hubbers who have no published hubs and are still allowed to comment on other people's writing. While there are some hubbers who are simply new and asking questions before diving in, it seems that...
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.