The HubPages referral/affiliate links in my profile are broken and I cannot edit them. They either have the referral link stripped out or get broken when I try to add or edit one.
Is this intentional or accidental?
Have HP decided NOT to allow referrals from within HubPages?
If it is accidental - please fix it.
If it is intentional - that is pretty underhanded and means yet more work on my part editing out all the affiliate links in my hubs. Or does it just apply to profiles? Seriously.
You may wish to read the thread that already exists on this topic, it's a known bug.
I don't have time to piss about going through thousands of old forum threads to see if any one else has noticed this problem. I see a problem - I report it.
This is not a "known bug" in any case. This looks to me like a future update that was accidentally implemented early.
Great job on the condescending scale though - that was a good 9/10. You must have been in training.
I have had a look myself on your profile and find it a little odd links are broken. Shoot an email to team@ Hubpages as this may be happening on more than one profile.
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