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Bloody Tired of Broken Links

  1. GmaGoldie profile image82
    GmaGoldieposted 5 years ago

    OK, I do my very best to keep everything up and running with no broken links. The number of broken links on 300 hubs that are filled with dozens of photos is running about 5 a week - one a day.

    I have started no longer linking to the exact photo and now I am going to no longer link - simply give the name of the source.

    I want to give credit where credit is due but this is too time consuming.

    Your thoughts and experiences? Or am I just being a grumpy Grandmother?

    1. MissE profile image80
      MissEposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Totally get that.  I feel like I'm constantly getting broken links.

    2. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Glad its not just me that found that photo links seem to be broken either as soon as you put them in, or soon after. I am tending now to drop the hyperlink and just name the source.

    3. Marisa Wright profile image95
      Marisa Wrightposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That seems a shame.  It's rough on the photographer, who's a fellow creative artist, after all.

      Where are you getting the photos?  With Flickr photos, I never link to the photo itself, I always link to the photographer's photostream (their main page).  That way, I'll only get a broken link if they actually leave Flickr completely.