Shortly after my lenses were transferred over to HubPages, I unpublished several hubs because I just didn't know when I'd get to them and I wanted them not visible to the public until i can get to them. A person just commented on one of them.
I do not want them visible. They are former lenses that need a lot of work and do not work as hubs.
How do I actually unpublish a hub and what does the "not published" red designation mean if it actually leaves the hub published?
This might hold a clue, Kylyssa.
Perhaps the "bug that re featured content that wasn't intended to be featured" caused your problem.
I was definitely affected by that bug a few days back. All of my "unfeatured for engagement" lenses were featured again for about a day.
Last night I published then unpublished the lens that got the comment just in case. I'm going to go do the same with all the others I have purposely unpublished just in case the bug made them all somewhat just a little less than actually unpublished.
If a hub is not published, people cannot see it. Are you sure you didn't accidentally publish it again? Does your stats page say it is not published?
WHOA! I just went to do some publishing and unpublishing and guess what? The hub somehow grew a doppelganger! The doppelganger got the comment!
by CleftyToo 4 years ago
Hi\I had 36 published lenses (not WIP) and after the transfer only 5 are published on HP. I was under the understanding that only WIP lenses would be unpublished automatically. I thought I had 4 months to get any issues sorted out before they'd be unpublished. I would like this...
by Raye 5 years ago
http://blog.hubpages.com/2013/04/five-f … b-barrier/The new blog post that just went up today really caught my eye. The crux: "Until you have published five simultaneously-Featured Hubs, new Hubs that do not pass the Quality Assessment Process (QAP) will be unpublished rather...
by Nicole K 4 years ago
Why is it that people have been commenting on my unpublished hubs?I thought others couldn't see them yet? When I start a hub, I sometimes choose the "save unpublished" option. But then, the other day, I noticed that someone commented on my unfinished hub, even though it said "This...
by John Hansen 4 years ago
I have just received an email notification that one of my "micro-poems" has been unpublished as it was found to contain "adult" content. Now this hub, "Micro-poem (No.8) Five Times a Day" was published months ago on my first attempt and featured. I have never made any...
by Jessica W 2 weeks ago
Evening. I'm new; so, I'm not aware if I made any overlook the rules on forum posting. With the article approval, is there a way to find what mistakes and rules that relate to unpublished articles so I know in what area I can improve and edit?The links are very helpful; but, they have too much...
by katiem2 7 years ago
Don't let this happen to you.As most of you know my Mother is is failing health and I've been traveling a lot trying to take care of my Mom, spend as much time with her as possible and get back home for my kids, busy to say the least.Of my 302 hubs many of them have link capsules on them including...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|