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Importing Blog Posts

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    purringtonposted 4 years ago

    Is it possible to import our blog posts directly to our HubPage Hub?

    Thank you

    Purrington

    1. Dale Hyde profile image86
      Dale Hydeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      HubPages does not accept duplicate content. So it certainly would not be a good idea.

    2. ankitharrytom profile image78
      ankitharrytomposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You can do that after removing them from your previous blog. You will just need to wait for them to get removed from Google search index and then you can post them here. Otherwise you can request Google to remove those URLs manually.

    3. Marisa Wright profile image92
      Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      No, HubPages deliberately discourages that because they don't want content which has already been published elsewhere.

    4. ankitharrytom profile image78
      ankitharrytomposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Purrington,
      Marisa and Dale might not have seen this Learning Center topic and that is why they are discouraging you to import your content from other website to Hubpages
      http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/How- … ne-Content
      It clearly mentions the way to safely import your published content elsewhere to HubPages

      1. lobobrandon profile image83
        lobobrandonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I'm sure they knew that, they just told Purrington not to use the same content. If they're blog posts they may be small and won't do quite well as hubs either. However, if they're pages published somewhere they may do well.

      2. Marisa Wright profile image92
        Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        There's a difference between "importing" your content to HubPages and "copying over" or "moving".

        When you "import" content to a site, it usually means that you upload the content as a file, and it automatically populates.  For instance, you can import posts from a Blogger blog to a Wordpress blog (or vice versa) and the posts will be created automatically.

        The only way to transfer your work to HubPages is to copy and paste it manually.

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          purringtonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

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          1. sofs profile image87
            sofsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            NO, It is considered to be duplicate content even if you had written it. Hubpages does not allow that.
            And leaving your site URL's is considered spamming.

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              purringtonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              I asked a question above in good faith.  In response I get yelled at with a "NO" and my post is Deleted.  This is not a very friendly method of treating a newcomer.  I shall not be posting here any longer in the future.  Bye Bye.

              1. sofs profile image87
                sofsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Your post has been deleted because of the URL.. they are the forum rules. Marisa had already given you the answer and you had repeated the question  again.. sorry the intention was not to yell.. but to emphasize.. the point. The decision to post or not is yours.. I was only trying to tell you something that you ought to know as a newbie.

                1. ankitharrytom profile image78
                  ankitharrytomposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Sofs,
                  I am honestly not getting this. If the content is already removed from the search index what's the harm in publishing that content here?
                  If it is removed from search index then it will be not considered duplicate when posted here. Isn't that what is written in the Learning Center link I gave above?

                  1. sofs profile image87
                    sofsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    Ankit, Yes you are right, but the it seems the OP did not get the point, he was repeated asking if he could ' import ' it which could mean he could have it at both the sites...
                    Moving the content after having it de-indexed would have been better... but somehow blog post kind of content may not work here as it is ... IMHOP
                    Unless blogs are written article style.
                    He was quick to throw in the towel despite the fact that we were trying to help.

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    purringtonposted 4 years ago

    Thank you for your input

  3. incomeguru profile image90
    incomeguruposted 4 years ago

    copying your blog post and then re-published it on HP is not encouraged.

    It could harm your subdomain.

 
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