Why doesn't my first hub show up?

Jump to Last Post 1-10 of 10 discussions (13 posts)
  1. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 7 years ago

    My first hub was about getting over the fear of writing a first hub. Why, when I check out the search on topics for this type of article, doesn't my hub show up? Do I have to earn a higher overall score first or hub score first? Thanks

    1. KyleBear profile image56
      KyleBearposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Try waiting for 24 hours before the database gets updated.

  2. carter06 profile image78
    carter06posted 7 years ago

    Hi Victoria, I wrote my first hub around 12 hours ago and it hasn't shown up either. Can someone help with this?
    Cheers
    Mary

  3. sofs profile image81
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    It takes time for Google to crawl and index your hubs,sometimes it happens within hours sometimes days. You don't have to do anything.. the Google spiders will crawl them soon.

  4. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 7 years ago

    Thanks! I just published it yesterday afternoon. I just searched again and it didn't come up. I'll give it more time. Thanks again.

    1. Victoria Lynn profile image89
      Victoria Lynnposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Now it has been over 48 hours, and I can put the exact title in a search, and it still doesn't show up? Does anybody know it to take THAT many days? I'll check back tomorrow. Thanks.

  5. carter06 profile image78
    carter06posted 7 years ago

    I'm still waiting too for mine to be published, Victoria. Mine haven't showed up on hubpages, but strangely someone has made a comment on one of my articles! I don't know how that works?
    All the best with yours.
    Cheers

  6. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 7 years ago

    Thanks, Carter06. Somehow people are reading mine, because I am tracking how many people have read it. But no comments, unfortunately. And my hub doesn't show up in a search. That's what bothers me. Do I need to do something, or does HP do it automatically. From what sofs says, Google "spiders" will automatically find our hubs after a few days... I guess we just have to be patient. Is this your first hub, too?  --Thanks!

    1. carter06 profile image78
      carter06posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No worries, your welcome. Yes it is my first hub even though i joined about 11 months ago. I have been busy working on a novel and doing some other writing jobs.Yep we will have to be patient. It's all good it's just that you feel like you are in the dark when you are new and don't know what's going on. I'm questioning the same as you and i don't know if i need to do anything else either.

  7. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 7 years ago

    The hub is up, clearly. If you don't want to just wait for google to find it, just go to google and submit the url.

  8. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 7 years ago

    Thanks, Carter06 and psycheskinner. It's true. We newbies just don't know what's going on sometimes, but we're learning! haha

  9. carter06 profile image78
    carter06posted 7 years ago

    Took yr advice psycheskinner and went to google, yes it's up - thanks heaps, good to know you're not alone out there-
    Learning for sure VL, ha!

  10. Victoria Lynn profile image89
    Victoria Lynnposted 7 years ago

    Thanks, Carter! It's funny. I did the same thing. I can google my article, and it shows up. But I can do an internal search in hubpages, and the search engine doesn't pull it up. That's why I've wondered if there's something I'm not doing right???? Weird! It is neat, though, that a google search with a few key words brings up the hub!

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)