I have been trying to add words and teasers on my images to make them more (MFP) suitable for Pinterest - hoping to get some clicks.
These images are being cropped on my profile page, so that some of the letters are cut off. Is there a way for the profile page to show the full image so the words show there? It looks strange and unprofessional. Although I have not noticed this happening, I am also worried that sometimes a cropped word might turn into another word that I do not mean.
I went and looked at your profile page. The only ones I saw getting cropped are the Amistad and Asthma ones in your Spotlight section. I have yet to discover a way to adjust profile or photo settings, so the only suggestion I can make is to make sure you leave a large enough "bleed area" (border) around the outside of the photo that you won't lose the lettering if your photo gets cropped.
Personally, I've started to crop my photos all to the same size (4x6) so they're uniform when displaying and I leave a wide border area where I make sure not to put any wording. Then, I keep the size of the file 1 MB or less. So far, it's worked great. I've yet to see any of my photos get cropped. Hope that helps!
You're right, Rosa, it is just the spotlight images that are being cropped. It is difficult to find a good place to put the words where they can be read without having to worry about the bleed area. If you look at the Amistad Rebellion, (the regular hub is in the second row down) the "n" in rebellion is pretty far away from the border. It is a big bleed area.
The spotlight image on profiles works best with 200x150 images.
We have to do some sort of cropping on some images to make them fit here.
You may want to change the first two images for these Hubs to 200x150 and see if that has the effect you would like.
As @Rosa mentioned, a bleed area for text could also help.
A strong images without text might also work better for all the different sizes of the images (thumbnail, spotlight image, pinterest, etc.)
by Melody Trent3 years ago
I have been monitoring my real time traffic for the past week. I have noticed that the active page is sometimes listed as "/". Does anyone know what that means? The last time it happened I checked and it was...
by xpressrite2 years ago
So hubbers help? I had four hubs that went from the pending state to having the featured status. Originally they were all viewed on the page where you can hop hubs.Now I dont no where...
by VJG2 years ago
I see other authors listing all their articles/Hubs on the profile page while above in the spotlight box the pics rotate in and out. And below the spotlight box is every article that they have written. How can I list...
by monkeyminds3 years ago
How do I change the order of HUBS in my profile?For instance, I would like to have all my Hubs show up from oldest to most recent.
by Laura2 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...
by Shasta Matova4 years ago
I know that you can choose to display your idle hubs on your profile page, but I don't, because I don't want Google to see them at all and get confused by all those "do not follow." What this means is...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.