The hub I just wrote is regarding the sport Handball. I know that the content is not duplicate, because most of it describes my experiences growing up and how we use to play "street handball". The names of the techniques of the sport are the same, however, I describes each technique in my own words. I did email them to ask them to review it. How long does it usually take for them to review these things?
I'm not sure exactly how long it takes, but as long as you emailed them, you will receive an answer.
do you have the content anywhere else online? do you have your own website or blog where you have the same article?
that may cause the duplicate flag.
Thank you rebehahelle for replying.
I did post it on my blog as a link, but I did it after I wrote the article on hubpages. The duplicate content warning was there right away. Even before I put the link on my blog. Maybe it is just an error. I just want to make sure I am following the rules correctly.
Remember that duplicate content is determined by an automated filter. It is possible for a Hub that is original to accidentally trip this filter if it uses a lot of words found on other pages without being a genuine duplicate.
In such cases, the admin review is what will verify original content and clear the flag. I had that happen to a Hub once myself.
Oh ok relache, that is good to know. I just found it weird. I knew I typed the words myself, and I was wondering if somebody somehow got it while it was still unpublished. But I did check the internet and did not find it. So I guess it might just be an error.
it sounds like you will be fine, probably as relache has mentioned, the words are similar.
It's always good to check before you publish
by Carolee Samuda2 months ago
Can someone tell me how to post song lyrics without it being a duplicate violation?
by Peeples3 years ago
I am doing a 20 "such and such" quotes about "such and such" hub. I even went back in after they marked it duplicate and made sure 400 of the words are my words, even though I know people googling it...
by Hub Star19 months ago
I was on another thread and someone said many people sign up on HubPages, but very few go on to write a substantial number of quality Hubs.I wonder why this is and what HubPages can do to encourage people to stay on and...
by Joseph Addams8 years ago
I was just checking my stats when I noticed that a hub I published on 1-7-07 has been flagged and incurring a HP penalty for duplicate content. It's my highest earning hub and HP giving me a penalty-and then...
by Kathryn Skaggs9 years ago
I would like to make a suggestion to the TEAM here on HUB Pages. I feel that it would be a positive improvement here on the HUB, if all of the activity that is perpetuated by Hubbers, were made known.For...
by Debra Allen7 years ago
DUPLICATE: Our system has detected a high number of duplicates of this Hub's content on the Web. [learn more]
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.