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Easiest way to back up your Hubpages

  1. sunforged profile image68
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    When your looking to create a back up of your published Hubpages, you dont have to do anything quite so time intensive as "copying and pasting" to word or notepad or whatever.

    1. Open Selected Hub
    2. Scroll to bottom
    3. Find "Print" (next to share, usually above comments when included)
    4. This will create a print friendly version of the page sans adsense and other affiliate modules
    5. optional - exclude images, this will include only your text
    6. Now select "save to pdf"

    Voila, a 2 click backup procedure

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I've started doing that smile

  2. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Thanks sunforged for this tip. smile

  3. Flightkeeper profile image79
    Flightkeeperposted 6 years ago

    I had never noticed that!(slaps forehead!) Thank you for pointing it out.

  4. charanjeet kaur profile image60
    charanjeet kaurposted 6 years ago

    Dang, bummer thanks so much had I read this before it would save me all the trouble. Thanks a ton.

  5. darkside profile image85
    darksideposted 6 years ago


  6. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 6 years ago

    Thanks Sunforged that is so great to find out. You always seem to have useful information for us.

  7. chinweike profile image49
    chinweikeposted 6 years ago

    Sunforged, Thanks for the info. I have been labouring myself invein for nothing all this while

  8. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 6 years ago

    Thanks SF, great find! smile

  9. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 6 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your know-how.

  10. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 6 years ago

    Now that is a tip! smile thank you! we can only do this Hub by Hub?

  11. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    nice, thanks sf.

  12. Drwibble profile image60
    Drwibbleposted 6 years ago

    Thank, even though it's on every hub, you tend to miss it unless someone points it out to you.
    I used a different solution to backup my hubs. It might be a good way for someone with a lot of hubs to capture at once.
    Install scrapbook plugin for firefox.
    Go to your my account hubpage
    Select scrapbook->capture page as
    Select one link down capture
    This will then save each of your hubs to your computer.

    1. sunforged profile image68
      sunforgedposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The scrapbook plugin is cool, it does the same function as "save page as"
      which will allow one to view the page offline and it allows you to do this in bulk.

      It doesnt really create a manageable text backup though as one would still have to go through the .htm file and separate text from the rest of the code.

      Or are their features Im not seeing?

      1. Drwibble profile image60
        Drwibbleposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You are right that it does not generate clean text. I see it as just a quick and dirty way to create a backup, from this I can extract the text if needed.

  13. easyspeak profile image79
    easyspeakposted 6 years ago

    awesome tip!  thanks for sharing!

  14. Mieka profile image81
    Miekaposted 6 years ago

    This pdf thing is pretty cool. Could you put them all in 1 pdf file, so I have all my hubs together like a little booklet?

    Now I always type my hubs in words first and then copy-paste them into hubs. But whenever I edit them, i have to edit both the words document and the hub. Lots of work smile

  15. thoufeeq profile image61
    thoufeeqposted 6 years ago

    Hey, that's great. I didn't even notice. Thanks for the tip. I used to copy and paste. Now I don't need it any more.