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I'm curious why my unpublished hubs have been getting views in my statistics? I'm working on a large group of hubs that will all be launched at the same time (about 18 or so), and I've noticed that the hits keep rising on them, even thought they are not published. Is this something like search crawlers hitting them even though they are not in the public eye yet, or something else? Does Hubpages have people that look at unpublished hubs to rate them or something?
At first I thought maybe it was my own previewing of the hub as I built it that was generating these hits, but on several of the latest hubs, I have avoided previewing for that purpose, and they still show two or three hits each. I just made those hubs last night.
Can anyone tell me what's going on here? It's kinda annoying as it's messing up my stats when I look at them quickly. It looks at first like I've gotten several new hits until I notice they are all in the unpublished hubs.
Your own visits to edit are counted as well.
Ah, that explains it. I was avoiding previews, but the darn thing kicks you out to the page when you tell it to save, and that's where the hits are comming from.
Note to the HP team, why not install a tracking cookie to prevent this, like WordPress.com does?
Actually the hubscore goes up. They don't hurt your hubscore. It has been said on other threads that it does not hurt hubscores.
by American Tiger7 years ago
I really don't mind, terribly. They seem to vote them up, even before I've finished with them.The last Hub I published I was a few days working on, and it had over 20 views and a HubScore of like, 70, before I posted...
by Steve Andrews8 years ago
My hubscore is usually from 96 at its lowest to 100 at its best but today it has dropped down to 89 and then to 88 while I have been on the site! This is worrying, especially considering that I posted a new hub last...
by fireatwill418 years ago
This really isn't a problem, but rather something I am interested in finding out. I have a few unpublished hubs with little to no content in them, and the thing is, one of these hubs outranks one of my published hubs! I...
by J.T.9 years ago
Hi again all you fantastic hubbers, i was just wondering, how many hubs can you save unpublished, unlimited or a fixed number, it´s just because i´ve discovered the benefits of saving unpublished, while working on a...
by Spradle7 years ago
Hi, I am just wondering, I started a hub just so that I wouldn't forget the topic I was writing on, but i didnt have enough time to finish it, so I left it unpublished. Now, a day later the score of the hub has gone...
by Liam Hallam3 years ago
After 6 months on the site i've started the really wonder how many backlinks is a reasonable number to any hub, and really to a hub becoming successful? Or is it simply a lottery.What kind of figures do other hubbers...
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