Me too and yes, it's a cool and nifty feature
And guess who's fault it was?
Yup ... BC
Closed his account and left me with a broken link. Men
I've had a couple of broken links in the last couple of weeks, mainly due to youtube withdrawing video for copyright infringements.
The broken links feature here has saved me maintenance time on the two hubs that were involved.
The broken link notification is working very well. I was notified today that a link from one of my Hubs was no longer active. I fixed it in about 10 seconds. Thank you HP for this algorithm that looks for broken links in Hubs.
How are you notified? Just look at your "my account" tab for listings with a black triangle with an exclamation point in the middle of it, then click Broken Links under YOUR HUBS.
Same I love that feature. Just a pain to have to go find a new one lol
I love the feature too! Sometimes I delete the link and sometimes I search for a replacement, but it sure is nice to know there is a problem.
The more 'content and richness' the more problems arise. Good to know that hubpages have the link thing covered. I have been informed a couple of times about broken links.. x
I have never had a broken link since i started on hubpages. That feature is wonderful, how i wish i can have it in my blog
by Paul Deeds 9 years ago
We just made a small update to the site. The biggest change is the addition of the broken link report. It will show you broken links in your text and link capsules.We'll be trying to test all links about once a week, and re-test broken links every 24 hours or so. A link could be...
by Steve Andrews 5 years ago
Today I have had several alerts for broken links in my hubs that turned out to be videos and all were actually working when I tried playing them,
by Dolores Monet 6 years ago
I have what appears to be way too many broken links - the links are to my own hubs. Testing the links, I see that the little link thingy on the accounts page seems to be off, as those hubs are still there. Anyone else have this problem?I clicked the button for a retest.
by Eric Dockett 3 years ago
I just found a (!) warning on one of my Hubs, due to two broken links to my own Hubs. Clicking on the links led to 404 error pages. But the pages the links were supposed to go to still exist, and are still published and featured. It seems the links should have been good.I went into the Hub and...
by Cagsil 7 years ago
Hello,I try not to make waves with "How Hubpages Operates" and I am not sure if this singular problem is having a huge effect or not.But, I've noticed that many hubs I had connected to other hubs via "embedded" links(anchored text) have not been coming up or being flagged as...
by Tony McGregor 7 years ago
The broken links report showing a broken link in one of my Hubs but when I go to the Hub in edit mode I cannot find any such link. This has happened a few times now. I would post a link to the affected Hubs but don't want to infringe TOS!
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