I'm a little confused. I have an unpublished hub that has 25 views, only half of which come from hubpages. I know I've viewed it a number of times while editing and putting photos and videos it it, but where can someone tell me (l'm curious) where the other views came from?
Typically when you visit a web page the URL of the page you came from by clicking on a link will be passed as part of the request for the new page. That is where the data on where your traffic comes from is derived.
However, it is possible to configure your browser to not pass the referring page at all (which you probably have not done), and there are a bunch of circumstances where there may be a page view without there being a referring page to pass -- for instance if you clicked "refresh", or came from a bookmark, etc. Events like those are the most likely source of those "missing" page views.
At any rate, they are nothing to worry about -- nobody other than HubPages staff and you can view a page before it is published (and we aren't really in the habit of doing that).
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by Sally Gulbrandsen22 months ago
I know that our own views are counted on the stats page but I have not opened this hub to edit it today and yet I can see that I have had four visits!
by Arthur Fontes6 years ago
I have been working on a hub today that I just started. It is getting a lot of views yet it is not published. It is in red in my account as I thought I had published it accidently. How does this happen?
by Sheila Craan9 months ago
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by paradigmsearch3 years ago
I was just visiting my latest, as yet unpublished, masterpiece-to-be.I then dropped by G.A. Real-time.And there it was...Personally, I don't care. Just an fyi.
by kschang5 years ago
Apparently all hubs that promote MLM will be unpublished as they are found. It's okay to review the PRODUCT. Here are the actual quotes:"Hubs that promote the products sold by a well-known MLMs are permitted, but...
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