I received this rather alarming message from Google Webmaster Tools today:
"Google detected a significant increase in the number of URLs that return a 404 (Page Not Found) error. Investigating these errors and fixing them where appropriate ensures that Google can successfully crawl your site's pages."
Many of the URLs that fail to be crawled look like:
http://sue-adams.hubpages.com/1027454/h … ed_520x280
All preceded by
follows a list of just 25 of the 110 urls that are broken links on my sub-domain that I cannot fix:
There are no less than 110 of such errors just on my own subdomain! Should I be worried? Anyone else facing this?
These are not a problem. They're not links to your hubs, they're mostly links to ad units, which google doesn't need to crawl.
Regardless, we will try and clean it up and have been looking at a few solutions.
I received the same message again today except the number of broken links has now increased from 110 to 124!
"http://sue-adams.hubpages.com/: Increase in not found errors
Google detected a significant increase in the number of URLs that return a 404 (Page Not Found) error. Investigating these errors and fixing them where appropriate ensures that Google can successfully crawl your site's pages."
Paul, you said you were going to do something about this. Have you found any solutions?
We put out one of the recommended fixes, but I'm still seeing new reports. There could be a lag in our fix and google reporting errors. I'm going to watch it over the next few days and if they don't slow way down, we will try something else.
Relieved, I hope it will soon be fixed.
Thank you Paul, for quick response.
That is good news- I had an e mail too but did not really understand it and put my hope in Hubpages understanding it! Seems it was the right thing to do
by Sherry Hewins 6 years ago
If I see an error on someone's hub, should I tell them? Or is that bad HubPages etiquette?I'm talking about a spelling error or something similar.
by Paul Deeds 8 years ago
We're testing out a Facebook Social Plugin at the bottom of the sidebar on hubs. It shows personalized activity feeds (the most interesting recent activity taking place on HubPages) and personalized recommendations (hubs). You can read more about it and other plugins here.
by Marina 3 years ago
The wide Hub design is finally out! Please use this thread to ask questions and report bugs. For more detailed information about the redesign, check out the original blog and forum post announcements. We hope you like the new Hub!Edit: Just want to add that if you have any suggestions for how...
by giocatore 5 years ago
Should HubPages post a hub on Facebook if it has grammatical errors in the summary?I just saw such a hub on Facebook. I think this reflects poorly on our community and rewards substandard work.
by Tajwer Shakir 43 hours ago
Well! I have come across some of the articles at hub network sites containing spelling errors in them. Like someone wrote "its to cold to...", "I saw you comming", etc, etc. The articles were being featured by high scoring hubbers. I don't want to degrade anyone but want to...
by molometer 4 years ago
@hubpages team Would anyone care to tell me why 1,000's of errors are showing up on hubpages?@hubpages team Tip for getting traffic to hubpages.! Sort the website out first.I decided to check a few things and found a lot of serious errors on the ads and connections to hubpages. Are the security...
Copyright © 2018 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.|