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Can not get it to publish. tried two browsers and two computers. ready to give up! Answered

Can not get it to publish. tried two browsers and two computers. ready to give up!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

7 years ago

Without you giving us a link to your project, it's hard to say for certain, but there are some typical issues that new authors run into:

If you've had no error messages, and your project's URL contains actual words instead of a string of random letters, then you have been caught in the site's automatic filters.

If the URL still contains a string of random letters and numbers, then publishing has failed, and you need to drop an email to service@instructables.com

In either case, it is the weekend, so please be patient and staff will get to the issue on Monday.

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CabbitCastle
CabbitCastle

7 years ago

Instructables can take anything from minutes to hours from hitting "publish" until showing up on your page as well as under "recent instructables".

A bit of patience usually goes a long way here.

But just to rule out some other causes, let's go through this list:

1) Is there a specific error message?

2) Can you describe the type of instructable you wished to publish (step-by-step, photo, video), how you edited it and how you wanted to publish it?

3) Does your instructable show up under "You -> Instructables -> Published" or under "You -> Instructables -> Drafts"?