A Hubber detailed out in the comments that the URL is cast in stone and this got me to wondering. I wish to revamp/upgrade some of the work I have done but to copy and past takes time. If I could copy the hub to a new url and start a fresh, it would help me to revamp these hubs and put in place better key words in the url and maintain some of my content to give me a leg up on improving this article.
What are your thoughts? If this tool were made available, would you be more likely to edit and republish a hub that is not currently featured? Would you take the time for the key terms and upgrade the url and the title?
URLs aren't a big deal in the bigger scheme. Many of my titles and URLs are different.
Changing them means losing backlinks, age etc though, unless a proper permanent backlink is put in place.
If you want to upgrade/revamp, nothing's stopping you but you.
It might come as a surprise to you that some Hub authors always intentionally make their URLs and titles different right from the get-go.
Ooooh - that's a neat hint, relache... something to do with people finding the url title plus other keywords in article title?
Yes, exactly. If you have several keywords connected to your topic, using some in your URL and some in your title is a clever way of covering all bases.
by Teeboy1 7 years ago
I am trying to publish my first hub on here. But i have got a little problem. There was a box that reads give your hub a unique url web address. Please how do i go about it. I dont want to mess up everything. I kinda need help.
by Jonathan Wylie 6 months ago
So...if I wanted to change the URL of a published article...is that impossible? Or can mods/editors do that? Can I do it? I changed my keywords that I wanted to target as I wrote the article and would like to add those to the URL. Thoughts?
by Scott757200 9 years ago
I am new to this! Is there any advantage or disadvantage in terms of attracting traffic to your page if the URL is different than the article name itself?
by Mary Hyatt 5 years ago
I'm sure you folks are too smart to do this, but I just did! I misspelled the word "depression" in my latest Hub! Taught me a good lession: go slower. Now it's there and there is nothing I can do about the URL. I did edit the title to correct.
by TahoeDoc 5 years ago
SEO experts....How important is it that URL matches title keywords?I titled a hub, partially typed and saved it. Then I decided a different title would be more appropriate and changed it. I just realized the URL (in the address bar in the search engine) keeps the original title. So my URL does not...
by Sanjay Sharma 3 years ago
After changing the title of the hub, the URL remains the same. Does it affect the existing traffic or the position on Google ? How often the title could be changed ? Is it advisable or not ?
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