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How do I export the contents of a hub?

  1. JanTUB profile image83
    JanTUBposted 16 months ago

    I am thinking of moving some of my hub content back to my blog, especially some of the Squidoo challenge lenses/hubs.
    How do I export the content please?
    Thank you for your attention.

    1. clivewilliams profile image72
      clivewilliamsposted 16 months ago in reply to this

      copy and paste

      1. paradigmsearch profile image86
        paradigmsearchposted 16 months ago in reply to this

        Clive speaks the truth. big_smile

        1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image91
          TIMETRAVELER2posted 16 months ago in reply to this

          Not exactly.

          1. paradigmsearch profile image86
            paradigmsearchposted 16 months ago in reply to this

            Your post was indeed better than mine. big_smile

            1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image91
              TIMETRAVELER2posted 16 months ago in reply to this

              I'm older

              1. paradigmsearch profile image86
                paradigmsearchposted 16 months ago in reply to this

                Barely.

                1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image91
                  TIMETRAVELER2posted 16 months ago in reply to this

                  That's what YOU think!  Will be 73 next month.  Sorry!

                  1. paradigmsearch profile image86
                    paradigmsearchposted 16 months ago in reply to this

                    Ah, come on. Anyone over 60 belongs to the old codgers club. lol

    2. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image91
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 16 months ago in reply to this

      You must delete the hubs from HP, ask Google to de index them, wait a week or so, and then create them as brand new hubs on your new site.  To do otherwise will create a duplicate content problem and will give you problems.   There is no straight up way to "export" hubs.  When you move your work, you lose all images, videos, formatting, etc.  It's a great deal of work.

      You should be aware that during the waiting period someone may decide to copy your hubs onto their own site.  When this happens, they no longer are yours, and if you try to reproduce them as they were, you will not be permitted to do so due to duplicate content.  There will be no way for you to prove they were yours first, either because that info disappears when you delete them!

      1. Anna Marie Bowman profile image88
        Anna Marie Bowmanposted 16 months ago in reply to this

        What he said...

    3. JanTUB profile image83
      JanTUBposted 16 months ago in reply to this

      I know how to copy and paste, silly.
      On Squidoo you could export the lens contents as XML and I was hoping that there was a similar tool on Hubpages.
      Oh well my 70 year old brain will have to think of something else. Thanks for the answers.

      1. Jean Bakula profile image93
        Jean Bakulaposted 16 months ago in reply to this

        Did you save any of your work on Word or a flash drive? That would make it a little easier to move your writing. It's really a pain to do it. Best Wishes though.

 
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