I just published my Hub today but I can't find it in any search engine including hub search, did I do something wrong or does it take time to get into search?
It can take anywhere from a few minutes to 48 hours for a hub to get indexed.
I'd recommend that you put it in the Extreme Hub Makeover forum to get some feedback - it's quite long and the pictures may stop people scrolling down. There are a few other things you could change as well, although it's a very good start.
Any page, even on a powerful site like HubPages, is going to take a little while to index, especially in the search engines. I'd say if it's longer than 48 hours, then contact the HubPages administers, because any article should be indexed by then.
The admin having nothing to do with it! Not all pages get indexed. There are billions of pages on the internet and only a small percent are indexed by Google. Pages that are extremely low quality or are in very saturated topics may not be indexed. Pages can also be indexed and then de-indexed depending on traffic and content.
Hubpages has no influence over that - they just provide a platform to write, not a promise that it will be read.
If a hub hasn't been indexed after a few days you can easily ping or tweet it (with hash tags) and it will get indexed pretty fast.
I'll go and check today and wait another day. Wry how do I get to extreme hub makeover? Google ads ad sense accepted me and has put ads on my page, dont know if that means anything...ok guys thatnx and Ill keep checking.
Here is the link to Extreme Hub Makeover. I recommend you read the post on top, a few instructions from staff.
Thanks for the help I checked and I have been indexed, I will also be doing the extreme makeover thing just to keep it nice...Thanks all!
yes I finally did that, I didnt do ebay cause it says that you have to have an ebay account and i dont have one yet. Dont know if I want one yet so am holding off on that.
I had to wait 24 hours after I published my page but then found it listed automatically also I typed in some keywords into search and it came up.If you want to send people your link to your page you can also preview your page and right click on the address bar , copy it then send it.
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