When I start a new Hub, I pick a title and sometimes change this before really publishing my Hub.
After publishing I sometimes want to copy and paste my Hublink into a message and found out it shows up with the URL and the first title I chose.
Can I change the URL and how?
No, the url is the only thing you can't change. You can abandon it and start a new more suitable one though.
That might show up as duplicate.. you may have to wait until the cached copy has been totally wiped out.. if it is a hub that is yet to be published at least until the hub as been deleted from the system.. may be wait for 48 hours before pasting it into the new URL.
If you're creating a link to your hub, the text shown in the link (the 'anchor text') can be anything you want..it doesn't have to be the URL itself.
In a Hubpages text capsule..when you come to the part where you want a link to your hub (with the changed title), type the new title in your text. Then highlight that part, and click the button on the editor's toolbar that looks like a small chain-link. A new window comes up where you can paste the URL in. Now the link that people see is your new title, but the underlying URL is the original.
Outside of Hubpages, this method requires a bit of HTML code, which is a little difficult to show in this comment section, since it may be interpreted as an actual link.
by Sanjay Sharma 4 years ago
After changing the title of the hub, the URL remains the same. Does it affect the existing traffic or the position on Google ? How often the title could be changed ? Is it advisable or not ?
by PoeticPhilosophy 5 years ago
When you change your hub-title does hubpages change the url?I have changed a couple of my hub-titles and when it changes the previous title remains in the url. Do I have to change the url myself or does it eventually change on its own? Thanks.
by SarahSilver 4 years ago
Im posting this question separately so It doesnt get lost in the other threadhow do I change a URL on a hub? Can't see where to do it when editingthanksSar
by Prakash RnP 5 years ago
The title of a hub of mine was changed a few days back. But its URL remains unchanged and thus appears to be some other hub's URL. The URL must be changed to make it match the hub it is linked with. I do not know how to attain this goal. Please help me do it.
by StormsHalted 4 years ago
Can you change the url of your Hub?I have recently heard that hub urls play an important role in determining page rank but because I didn't knew this earlier some of my hub urls are not optimized with keywords. can they be changed? or is their something lse I can do with it ?
by Pip Stone 4 months ago
Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening Fellow Hubbers!I am wondering how (if) I can change the URL of a Hub. During the rewrite process, I changed the title before publishing the completed article. Now I have a Hub with one title, and a URL containing the old, working title.Little help, please?TYIA.
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