SUGGESTION: Allow Editing of Hub URL before (and after) publishing.

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (6 posts)
  1. Christine Miranda profile image71
    Christine Mirandaposted 6 years ago

    I was almost done with a hub and noticed a typo in the title. It allowed me to edit the title but it doesn't edit the URL.

    I can understand not allowing change after URL (ok, not really) but you should be able to edit the URL before publishing. When you click publish I think a box should open showing you URL and Hub title with the option to publish or edit first.

    I am sure I am not the only one who to name a Hub, start writing, then take the Hub in a new direction that requires renaming the Hub. Am I?  smile

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I don't worry about the URL when I change the title. It really doesn't hurt and it might even get you more hits.  The title and the keywords you use are more important.

    2. tussin profile image58
      tussinposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      If you haven't even begun to write the hub, just start over with the a new correctly spelled url.

  2. Christine Miranda profile image71
    Christine Mirandaposted 6 years ago

    Thanks but I am OCD.. LOL.  It isn't just the typo. I started a hub expecting to write about one thing then it took on a life of its own and became something totally different.

    So now I have a URL that says one thing and a hub that says another.  Isn't that a TOS for misleading?

    Also, I keep a list of all my hubs long and short URL's to link to future hubs when appropriate. Not much help if the URL's don't reflect the content. Not a big deal with 15 or so hubs but hit 50 and it will be a nuisance to remember what is what.

    I have had to delete and restart a half dozen hubs already. sad

  3. MickiS profile image80
    MickiSposted 6 years ago

    This is a great suggestion, Christine. At least before a Hub is published, we should allow you to edit the URL the same way that you can edit the title and summary.

    I'll capture this one for the next time we make any changes to the HubTool.

    1. Christine Miranda profile image71
      Christine Mirandaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Micki! smile

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)