How do delete an entire account?

Jump to Last Post 1-8 of 8 discussions (12 posts)
  1. Gift Scout profile image57
    Gift Scoutposted 11 years ago

    I'm so upset at the loss of my hub I just want to delete the entire account. How do I do that?

  2. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 11 years ago

    The only way a hub will disappear is if you, or someone logged into your account clicks the delete button on it (with a confirmation step).  Even then you have a period of time in which you can undelete the hub.  At any rate, here is how to go about closing your account:

    1. makemoneyonline profile image36
      makemoneyonlineposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Wouldn't be possible to have an XML export like in Wordpress though Hubpages structure is more sophisticated so more difficult to do it ?

  3. gamergirl profile image58
    gamergirlposted 11 years ago

    The internet is a quirky place, Gift Scout.  I hope you decide not to give up, Hubpages is a great place.

    If you do decide to head on out, best of luck to you!

  4. Gift Scout profile image57
    Gift Scoutposted 11 years ago

    I thank you for your help. I'm just so disappointed. I spent a LOT of time building the hub, it was published, and I revisited it and added to it several times. I can assure you that I did not delete it. I have learned a lesson: NEVER type directly into the text entry fields of any of these sites (Squidoo, HubPages, et al). Type into a text doc on your hard drive, SAVE, and insert your copy into the text field.

    So much of this stuff is just reguritated "articles" found from free article sites, maybe reworked a little bit, and plugged in as your own work. Mine WAS my own work. HubPages seemed so much easier to work with than Squidoo and I really liked it, but I can't trust it.

    I may get over this, but right now I'm ready to throw in the towel!

    1. profile image0
      simcoposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      don't throw in the towel just yet.....give it a chance HP is a good place to be and is easier than

  5. gamergirl profile image58
    gamergirlposted 11 years ago

    My goodness what a claim!!

    Hubpages has a dulicate content filter, Gift Scout.  I can understand your frustration, and certainly respect the lesson you've learned about saving your work prior to publishing, just in case, but please do not demean the content on Hubpages.  There are plenty of ways to report the content you find that you believe to be 'regurgitated' without misplacing your frustration over the loss of your hub.

    My suggestion would be to try again.  Like I said, the internet is quirky and you may find it sticks this time.  Make sure you follow all prompts and such, and once you're ready to publish it, make sure that you've put all the content on it you want to, Hubpages likes finished Hubs more than it likes works in progress. tongue

    Good luck, sweetie.

  6. StefanMDP profile image76
    StefanMDPposted 11 years ago

    Hi Gift Scout

    Still with us?

    I found your hub: … &gl=ar

    I also saved a copy

    1. djtphn1 profile image76
      djtphn1posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, great did you find it?  I hope she is still here to get this.

      1. StefanMDP profile image76
        StefanMDPposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        I supposed that if it was published, there were big chances that google has seen it.

        Then, googled a hub by Gift Scout : intext:"by gift scout"

        One result, click on Cached

  7. Gift Scout profile image57
    Gift Scoutposted 11 years ago

    First, I really didn't mean to disparage HubPages content specifically, but rather just general "reworked" article content, but that said, I shouldn't have made any reference to that in the first place -- it simply is not relevant.

    Second, Hooray, there's my hub (for all to see that it isn't really as wonderful as I said/thought it was).

    Third, but it's not in my account. So, what do I do? Just copy from this cached file? At least there it is, available for me to do that.

    The fact that it was found in its entirety through a Google search -- an it was only a couple of days old -- attests BIG TIME to the significance of and the advantage of creating hubs!

    I'm calm now, and I want to thank those of you who responded so promptly and most particularly those of you who went the extra step to help. Yes, I just ran away mad, and if someone hadn't emailed me, I probably would have missed this entirely.

    I belong to many support forums. I can say without reservation that the members of this forum have been most helpful! The guys at b2evolution's support forum are great as well. It's so nice not to have your hand slapped. I was rash. All of the previous and subsequent readers have my apologies!

  8. djtphn1 profile image76
    djtphn1posted 11 years ago

    Glad you are back and it was me who emailed you, so welcome back......


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis 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.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe 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 PixelsWe 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.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)