Broken links I feel are a sign of a poorly maintained website. I just unpublished a number of hubs to revise and republish for a higher quality score. One of the hubs I unpublished was linked on my profile.
Is there a way for HP to notify us that we have a broken link on our profile page?
They do a great job on the individual hubs but I feel the profile page is important too.
What are your thoughts and experiences?
My one question is WHY would you unpublish a hub and then republish it???
Doing so means it will likely be de-indexed by Google, resulting in it starting from scratch in the search engines. Not to mention, if any bots copied your content, that copied content will now rank higher than yours if you republish them.
by Beth100 3 years ago
When you publish a hub, it is normally listed under hub activity and a notification is sent via email to all interested parties. Now, when you unpublish that hub, finish re-editing and then republish it (keeping the original title intact), will it appear in the hub activity? Also, will...
by Jennifer Hicks 7 years ago
Hi all. I've tried to reach a HubPages person for an answer to this question but haven't heard anything, so I'll ask all of you.Earlier this year I unpublished a hub to make some changes. I went to republish it last week and just before doing so I found that a blogger had pasted my entire hub, word...
by Steve Andrews 5 years ago
What a mess! I unpublished and deleted a hub that was idled. I used the Webmaster's Removal Tool to make sure it was deleted from Google too and thought great, I am now free to publish again at InfoBarrel but I was wrong. It was denied!I set about searching for the first paragraph of my work and...
by Laura 3 years ago
Hi I spent an hour researching online but no one seems to have the answer. On other sites I've been able to post my articles via URL on my Facebook FAN page with the picture, text popping up, but not HUB articles. No problem posting to my FB profile. But with my fan page it comes up with just...
by Brittanie Pervier 5 years ago
How do you add a link to your profile page? Like a link to sign up for hubpages kind of thing?I want to add a link to my profile pages so my friends can sign up for hubpages from my page how do I do this?
by Sherri 6 years ago
A great HP feature is that we're notified on our account page of broken links in hubs (the black triangle with a white exclamation point in the center). It seems there's no such notification about broken links in the hubber profile page.Only today did I realize that two links I had in my profile...
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