Malicious link?

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  1. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    One of my hubs has a black triangle with an exclamation mark inside it.
    This is supposed to mean link is bad (or not working) on the hub marked,but I how can I tell which link it is.
    Do I need to check them all out?

  2. lrohner profile image72
    lrohnerposted 10 years ago

    When you put the hub in Edit mode, the link will be highlighted in yellow.

  3. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    (Covers eyes with embarrassment) lol,thanks my friend-hugs smile

    All done -easy peasy.

  4. WoodsmensPost profile image63
    WoodsmensPostposted 10 years ago

    Well that was easy to fix for me X-delete capsule. Glad I don't see many of those scary symbols. tongue

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image78
      Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Well good for you smile

  5. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Ok another malicious link popped up ,even though I have deleted it ,its still showing on my accounts page as being there?
    ( I deleted it 20hrs ago)

  6. Uninvited Writer profile image80
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    That is not a malicious link, that is a broken link.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image78
      Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Ok ,well whatevers its called, I have corrected the highlighted part, yet when I go to accounts its still showing .
      Hmm..thankyou both anyway ,Ill go fiddle around some

  7. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 10 years ago

    I noticed recently too that HP is reporting broken links that aren't actually broken.
    It's easiest to go to My Account ~> Broken Links, and repair them from there.
    I'm finding that just asking for a re-check is sorting them.

  8. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 10 years ago

    Hey Eagle, I had a few broken links today and fixed them the same way you did, by editing the hubs. smile big_smile

    Edit: Btw- the symbol disappeared off my statistics page. All you have to do is refresh the page. smile

  9. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Hey Cagsil

    All fixed (now), refreshed, and waiting on the multitudes to arrive  lol Thanks smile

    1. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol Good to know. tongue

      You're welcome. smile

  10. sofs profile image80
    sofsposted 10 years ago

    This looks more like a bug than actual broken links, an unusual number of broken links have popped up today and manual checking and fixing is difficult, I have just reported the problem to team HP.

  11. Pearldiver profile image73
    Pearldiverposted 10 years ago

    I think it must be a bug as well...

    Why would HP take my flagging accolade off my site, after all the work I do fighting trolls and flagging spammers? hmm

    There's certainly something malicious about that! roll

    A Very Autocratic - 'Get back in the box' Bug it seems hmm  big_smile

    1. MyWebs profile image82
      MyWebsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I lost my 'Helping' accolade too after I become more active. Yep something is broken.

  12. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    sometimes the triangle shows up and the links are fine. I can't get rid of two of them even though the links are fine.

  13. profile image0
    The Quiz Masterposted 10 years ago

    You need to clear your cookies or refresh your page.

  14. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Thanks Quiz.

    Cookies and a nap do wonders smile


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