Hubpages is giving me an error message saying I have a broken link on one of my hubs. However, I checked the link and it still works and it still takes me to the right website. I 'fixed it' but all I did was delete the old link and put the same link back in. Does anyone know if this will fix the problem and make the broken link message go away?
Or perhaps have I overlooked a reason for the broken link message, such as maybe the website doesn't want people linking to their page? It is the NY Times, though, so I don't see that being an issue.
Currently, I do not see any broken links indicated on the broken links page for your account.
You can see all broken links for your Hubs here.
This page also allows you to re-test any or all of these links.
I have encountered the problem previously. My research has shown that sometimes a site may be down for maintenance or some other reason when our broken link tool checks. If that happens the error will come up. It will usually resolve for me when I "retest" the link.
Retesting broken links appears to not resolve he issue right away. I just took a few broken links off a Hub, and the system doesn't recognize that one of them is gone, and keeps returning a broken link message.
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