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How to publish a new instructable? Answered

My new instructable shows as a "Draft."

I do not know how to check if it is published.

It never say,


Tripod for Camera, Disposable for World Travelers

I am in Togo, West Africa, and American sites often shut me off, I am from Orland, Indiana, and even tried using teamviewer to publish from a USA IP.

How do I check it is published?

Or, what am I doing wrong?

Andy Graham of Hobo Traveler com in Kara, Togo, West Africa frusted.


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mpilchfamily (author)2013-04-16

Look at your profile page. Check the Instructables tab and see if it is listed there. If not and you still see a 1 next to the Drafts then it hasn't been published yet.

When your ready to publish go to the Publish tab when editing the instructable. Select your key words, category and licence and hit the button at the bottom of the page to publish.

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I can see how to publish my instructable but I get a thing that says: "unmatching captcha values" However there is no captcha on the page for me to fill out. This is irratating. How then do I publish an intructable?

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did you get a reply for this / figure it out? I'm having the same problem - receiving "unmatching captcha values" yet I haven't seen any captcha to fill in.
On both Chrome and firefox, cleared the cache before doing it.

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How do i publish if it keeps saying "unmatching captcha values"

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Kiteman (author)2013-04-16

Look at the address bar.

If the project is not yet published, the URL will end in random letters and numbers. If it has been published, the URL will contain words from the title of the project.

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