Previously, I thought that this site is hubpages itself and tried to log in but when I tried to log in, I was unable to do that. Don't know what it is? If anyone has any clue regarding it, please let me know?
Tell me how to report it to hubpages staff or anyone can do that, it would be great, but give the link for reporting hubpages too, as I have not done that before and want to bookmark it for reporting these types of problems.
Yep, we're all there. I reported this topic as well Soni2006, so that whoever comes in will see this topic and hopefully respond. Especially if it is of their doing. So we can understand what's going on.
I don't think there is a need to report it. In my opinion it is a backup site. When hubPages is down, you will still be able to see your content there and somehow Google Bot crawled it. You can't log in because the database backup is not there but the content is there so that Google Bot never sees the site is down and neither the visitors.
You might be right and I could be wrong. But once HubPages was down for maintenance and I could not see their home page but when I entered the URL of one of my hubs it was up there. Plus it might not be a very good idea to place username and passwords of your members on maybe a less secure server or they might be saving some space. Who knows.
EDIT: Could not see the signin page and neither the 'my account' page.
Okay. Whatever will happen will happen to us all. We are a team here and not alone so lets wait for the HP staff's response. In the meanwhile, I would say for benefit of other users that PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO LOG IN ON THAT SITE as we are not sure about that. It might be possible it is a backup site for HP or a potential hacker trying to steal our personal info.
Whatever it is, it is not meant for earning money out of hubpages as it has the same adsense account ids displayed on its pages which I have checked via the PAGE SOURCE link (Ctrl+U) in my mozilla firefox.
This discovery leads me to believe that this is a backup site for hubpages, around 75% sure now.
Welcome... You have stepped through a wormhole.... To Your parallel universe.
Please Remove Your Shoes... And Leave your wallets, purses and passwords in the collection plate that you will find within section 9 or in your words "Soni's hubwbe11.hubpages.com"
You will notice duplicate content has been established to help you feel more comfortable with this piracy. Please do not attempt to cross back to your original universe until your ad cents accounts have been reactivated. Thank you... the original site will self destruct within two minutes.
I think there is no harm in publishing hubs or doing our work as we were doing. This thing must have come to the attention of hubpages staff through this thread and they must be working on the same to resolve this issue if it is.
Just so people know, a web address (URL) such as Hubpages.com is actually just a user friendly 'bookmark' which forwards to one, or several, IP addresses (Such as the string of numbers on that URL). Occasionally search engines will pick up the IP address instead of the URL, often down to misconfiguration.
This turned out to be the case in this instance, however you should always be wary of cloned websites trying to steal your login details!
Thank you very much sir for relieving us out of this issue. I am so sorry that I found that link yesterday but I did not ever wanted to spread any rumors. I just wanted to be all of us safe, hubpages and its users, including me.
Now, lets publish more hubs to boost our incomes.
Best of luck to all of you for publishing high quality informative and useful hubs.
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