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Hubs Not Being Indexed After Many Days

  1. Hyphenbird profile image92
    Hyphenbirdposted 5 years ago

    Several of my newer Hubs are still not indexed by Google. One example is "The 1927 Bombing of Bath School-America's First School Massacre" and it was published on September 8th. Can you tell me why this is happening? Thanks.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      No, but I'm having similar problems. Google crawled my site on the 5th September, however, they still have not indexed two new hubs which were written a few weeks before. Yet, they have indexed a hub which was published on the 9th September. Confused!

      1. profile image0
        Panzer Kumarposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Google Crawling system is highly complicated and infact Google never provides a clear report or outlet of what it crawls. For instance if a website has 100 links in total the chances are Google will show just a few of them but it does crawls every link and in this case each and every page..

        Note: Sharing on Social media sites like FACEBOOK, twitter, Google plus and on Social Book marking sites will help increase the rate of Google crawl.

        I am not sure whether this helps or not but i tried to do so...

        1. Hyphenbird profile image92
          Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks for the information. I can see on Google where someone shared my Hubs on Twitter but they are still not on Google itself with the URL and link back to HP. I am very confused and disappointed.

    2. Matthew Meyer profile image75
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @Hyphenbird

      You stated "Several of my newer Hubs are still not indexed by Google."

      Your example was this Hub:
      http://hyphenbird.hubpages.com/hub/The- … re-in-1927

      Are you doing a particular Google search and not seeing your Hub as a result?
      If so, can you provide the exact URL for the Google search you are using?

      Thanks!

      1. Hyphenbird profile image92
        Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Matthew, thank you so much. Yes, I have searched by name and by  URL. The only thing showing is where they were shared on Twitter.
        Here is one:
        http://hyphenbird.hubpages.com/hub/-The … rder-Trial
        and another is:
        http://hyphenbird.hubpages.com/hub/The- … re-in-1927
        I do appreciate your help and assistance. Both of these Hubs are several weeks old now and long out of Pending status on HubPages. Thank you again.

        1. Matthew Meyer profile image75
          Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It appears that Google recently made some algorithm changes and although we are providing the data from your Hub to Google, it appears they have chosen not to crawl the provided data.

          1. Len Cannon profile image89
            Len Cannonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Is this something that's been happening regularly with HubPage article since the update?

            1. Hyphenbird profile image92
              Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              I don't know but it is not a good thing. I could understand them (more) doing this with creative writing or poetry but my Hubs are historical facts. Odd to say the least.

          2. Hyphenbird profile image92
            Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Matthew, thanks for getting back to me on this matter. How strange. It is great and historical information. Thank you for looking into it for me.

  2. paradigmsearch profile image94
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    My theory is that the new hubs were discovered by Google right away, including their 24-hour noindex tags... My guess is that because of the noindex tags, Google won't be back to those hubs for quite sometime. If it was me, I'd proceed to WMT.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've tried that but it keeps asking me to verify the site. It tells me to upload a file to HP, but not how I upload

    2. Dale Hyde profile image85
      Dale Hydeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      This is what I do as soon as the status changes on the newly published hub...pop into Google Webmaster Tools and submit the pages myself manually without waiting for a return from Google after Google has viewed the noindex tag.

      1. Hyphenbird profile image92
        Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Paradigm and Dale. I have never done that but can surely figure it out. Even having to do that is time that we could be producing more pieces but I suppose we do what we must. I appreciate the help.

        1. Hyphenbird profile image92
          Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I figured it out. Yeah. Now that I know what I am doing, I see it will only take a few minutes. Thank you guys (blowing a kiss of gratitude)!

          1. brakel2 profile image82
            brakel2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I submitted a hub to webmaster tools a week ago, as it was never indexed. I am still waiting, but I think it is faster than waiting for  another crawl by Google. It is already indexed by Bing and Yahoo.

  3. Reality Bytes profile image83
    Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago

    Something is still strange with my latest hub, I Fetch it through Google, I see it indexed, the next day, GONE!  De-indexed?

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      This is really odd, perhaps worth mentioning to HP by email.

  4. SOE profile image91
    SOEposted 5 years ago

    I have experienced similar wonkiness concerning indexing with some of my articles published over the last few days. However, I checked some of the articles while pending as I was curious about the placement of the noindex tags, but didn't see any even before the articles were "Featured".
    Odd.

  5. Hollie Thomas profile image61
    Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago

    I've just used the fetch as Google in WMT and WMT is saying URL's not found.

    1. Reality Bytes profile image83
      Reality Bytesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I also had that difficulty, I kept trying, eventually it worked.  This has happened to me three times now.

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Was it with the same hubs that G deindexes 24 hours later, RB.?

        1. Reality Bytes profile image83
          Reality Bytesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah, the only difficulty I have ever had with Google is with my Latest hub, I published 8/29.

          What REALLY sucks!  I get traffic from Google while it is indexed! In my experience, this hub should bring me 50- 100 views a day!  It is an integral part of a series I had planned, already published about half of the hubs!.

  6. Hollie Thomas profile image61
    Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago

    My latest hub was indexed almost immediately after pending mode, yet my two prior hubs still are not indexed. One of them was published a month ago, which is a bit sickening because by now it should have beeen receiving (hopefully) some nice organic hits.

    1. Reality Bytes profile image83
      Reality Bytesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I try to add to my portfolio, hubs that I can then go back and link to from my previous hubs.  I attempt to make them all relative with a nice web of links.  NOW, I am afraid to go back in to previous hubs and link to this dubious publication.  I am not going to do anything which would alter my current hubs status'.

      So, my work here has ended abruptly,  I am hoping there will be a resolution soon.  I have at least twenty more hubs I would like to publish, many already exist in draft.  I moved one unrelated draft to Wizzley yesterday.

      just a fyi:  in my over two years at HP, I have never had a reason to criticize the site, UNTIL NOW!

      1. feistyfood profile image61
        feistyfoodposted 5 years agoin reply to this

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        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I agree that it's really frustrating. I have considered posting those two hubs that I've written on Wizzley, but like yours they are one of a group belonging with other hubs which are indexed and doing fairly well. It's like being stuck between a rock and a hard place.

          1. Reality Bytes profile image83
            Reality Bytesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            A small niche on Hubpages does very well in my experience. This is a great site, I just hope the bugs in the new system can get fixed soon.  There really is some traffic and income to get here, it is just frustrating when dealing with roadblocks.

            edit: post moved  wink

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Yes, wink sometimes I don't know what day it is or who I am anymore. lol

              1. brakel2 profile image82
                brakel2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                I know what you mean. Some days I wonder what has happened. Our hubs used to get indexed quickly. I searched Google, and there are a bunch of reasons, one of which is page rank. I know that HubPages has a good PR. I asked the question in Q and A, and one person replied that it normally takes 30 days.  I am confused and appreciate the question.

        2. Hyphenbird profile image92
          Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Reality Bites, I feel the same way. I have loved HubPages since the moment I found it. I do believe this new Idle Hub thing is a wrong move though and find it hard to support. I may go check out Wizzley.

          1. Reality Bytes profile image83
            Reality Bytesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I am an optimist, I am still working on hubs, just not going to publish them.  I am not ready to completely give up here, I have faith in the staff that they will resolve this issue and allow us to continue to earn, for everyone!


            He that can have patience can have what he will.


            Benjamin Franklin

    2. Hyphenbird profile image92
      Hyphenbirdposted 5 years ago

      Thanks to everyone for the replies and ideas. I have been intentional about writing more nonfiction Hubs and now this is an issue. I am struggling not to be discouraged. I have four more Hubs that I am working on but hesitate to publish them until this issue is resolved.

    3. Len Cannon profile image89
      Len Cannonposted 5 years ago

      Yeah, I have to say, I'm not really opposed to idle Hubs but I'm a little bit uncomfortable with the waiting period, especially for established authors. I've been here for almost four years at the end of this month, maybe trust I'm not going to push out 350 words to promote a MLM scheme?

    4. Hyphenbird profile image92
      Hyphenbirdposted 5 years ago

      It has now been 12 days and the Hub is still not indexed. Another is 8 days old and MIA. It is really frustrating and confusing especially when I have purposely left off creative writing to focus on true accounts, etc.
      Has anyone else seen their Hubs show up on Google yet since this thread began?

      1. Alastar Packer profile image87
        Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Since I don't see it mentioned in the thread Paul E posted in the Idle Hubs thread that any edits done while in pending mode will cause further delay - apparently they would have to be moderated all over again. I put one out the day before IH went official. G picked it up immediately but de-indexed it a few days later while it was pending. The hub was approved after 4 or 5 days and was picked up G right away with good placement. Same with HP. But, can we nail down any consistences with whats going on between us all? Hyph, 12 days mien gott! Did you edit any while in pending mode? Might be a start, whither you did or didn't.

        1. Alastar Packer profile image87
          Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I'd like to link one of Brendas new story on to one of mine but all that comes up is no suggestions found. That happens on about half of them. Anyone got an idea whats up with that! Anyone know how to rectify the that? Or at least know whats going on with it?

        2. Hyphenbird profile image92
          Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          No, I didn't edit them and these are good Hub. One is the bombing of the bath school, one is the murder in NY. It is not like they are even poetry.

          1. Alastar Packer profile image87
            Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Are they still in pending, Hyph?

            1. Hyphenbird profile image92
              Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              No, they have the Featured symbol. I even copied the title and put my user name after it. Still nothing on Google. Bing has them though.

      2. Alastar Packer profile image87
        Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Is it out of pending now, Hyph it's showing on new hubs now and should be picked up by G soon.

        1. Hyphenbird profile image92
          Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          They have been out of pending for days now but still nothing from Google. There is a glitch somewhere and it is a big one. I do trust HP to fix it but this needs emergency action-kind of like appendicitis. laugh

          1. Alastar Packer profile image87
            Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Saw somewhere last week that G may not be crawling our sub-domains as frequently as heretofore. Don't know if this is correct info or not. Sure hope it isn't.

    5. moonlake profile image90
      moonlakeposted 5 years ago

      I haven't wrote any hubs lately so don't know if they will index. Something strange does seem to be going on. I have hubs suddenly yesterday dropped to the bottom and have never been there. It's indexed but on third page of Google. So far I haven't found any of my hubs that are not indexed somewhere but I am worried about doing another hub.

      1. Hyphenbird profile image92
        Hyphenbirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        So am I moonlake. I have another Hub readyto publish but hesitate because it will not help me if it is not seen outside of HP.

     
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