Does fixing broken links help my traffic?
When I fix a broken link, I notice my last date changes. Does this appear to the Google search engines as revised or new content?
This is a very time consuming and tedious process to update so I need to know why I am committing the time to the effort.
I have stopped linking to other hubs because they break more often. Also, I no longer look for outside links that may be pertinent unless I must.
I believe that fixing broken links does improve your traffic. I've heard from numerous SEO sources that broken links on a page are detected by Google and lower your organic page rating, pushing you lower on placement on google in searches.
by Sherri6 years ago
This is a great feature HP has...flagging Hubs where links within those Hubs are broken.However, just in the last 20 minutes, four of my Hubs showed on My Account page as having broken links. Only one did. (As in, there...
by William Benner6 years ago
Hello again, another problem I am getting is that I will be notified of a broken link and then I will fix it and yet the account does not recognise that it has been fixed.What can I do to change this?
by Steve Andrews5 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 Paul Deeds9 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...
by Eric Dockett2 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...
by jodijoyous3 years ago
I had six hubs showing broken links yesterday. I corrected all of them, but two are still showing the broken link icon. And, the edit date hasn't updated. Anyone else seeing this?
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