Can hub URL be changed to match revised hub title?

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  1. Tracey Dockree profile image73
    Tracey Dockreeposted 8 years ago

    I started to draft a new hub and decided to change the title. Unfortunately the hub URL still has the original title in it. Is it possible to get the URL changed to match the revised title?

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      Casimiroposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just wrote a Hub about this issue:

      http://casimiro.hubpages.com/hub/2012Se … BugFeature

  2. Whitney05 profile image83
    Whitney05posted 8 years ago

    No. Once you make the URL, that's what you're living with.

    It's best to make the URL a general keyword that relates to the hub subject you're going to write (when setting up the hub), so that if you change the title, the URL will still relate to the topic.


    For example: (It's not the best example, but it's one nonetheless)

    URL: hubpages.com/hub/coffee-beans
    Original title: How to choose coffee beans that are fresh
    Revised title: Choosing coffee beans

    Versus:

    URL: hubpages.com/hub/How-to-choose-coffee-beans-that-are-fresh
    Original title: How to choose coffee beans that are fresh
    Revised title: Choosing coffee beans (and now the URL doesn't match)

  3. Tracey Dockree profile image73
    Tracey Dockreeposted 8 years ago

    That's a shame. Guess I can always use the short URL we're given instead with the hub title name next to it. Thanks for the tip about making the URL more general before you begin - very sensible once it's pointed out but I probably wouldn't have thought about it by myself!!

 
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