It is apparent that postings in niche sites are encouraged (required) to be formatted for vertical display. This is not important for those who read from a computer or laptop, but more and more online users are utilizing their phones or I-Pads for viewing.
It would seem then that the HP templates should be reformatted to accommodate this new philosophy. At this time, if you create a new hub and rely on an HP template, you will see the "old" layout style. That isn't helpful, especially for those new to Hubs and/or those who are striving to create hubs that are worthy of being accepted into a niche site.
We've just been discussing this on another thread.
If HubPages truly requires Hubs to be formatted for vertical display only, then the solution is quite simple - they just need to remove the floating buttons. All Hubs would then simply display in Mobile view all the time.
So although HubPages staff are always encouraging us to use full-width photos, I don't think it's "required".
If your photo is good quality so it's not pixelated when it becomes full width, AND if its location makes sense when it moves above its related paragraph, then I don't see any problem with right-floated photos and I've had Hubs moved with right-floated images and products in them.
by John D Wilson6 months ago
The chart showed a loss of about 55% of the traffic on Hubpages in the last 6 months.I also looked at the traffic trends on some of the niche sites, and they don't seem to be making up for the loss.In fact the bounce...
by Jack Lee11 months ago
Just curious about what other hubbers have experienced so far.For me, I currently have 162 featured hubs of which only 2 have been chosen for niches.That is just slightly over 1%.
by Michael Kismet2 months ago
I already have a number of hubs moved to the Hubpages network sites, but haven't really seen a drastic traffic change in said hubs. So, is it worth the risk to submit one of my hubs that already receives a decent amount...
by Brandon Lobo6 days ago
One of my hubs is eligible to be moved to a niche site, whereas another was moved by the HP team, but a link to this eligible hub was removed because the hub in question isn't on dengarden. I then went on to notice that...
by Jonathan Wylie9 months ago
I have been looking at the traffic on my 35 hubs and the ones at the top of the list are almost all on the network sites. Those are the ones getting the most views, and I would expect that those are the ones that are...
by Scott Bateman6 months ago
I'm very happy with the results of the niche sites. It's a win-win for HubPages and writers like myself. But I'm a bit curious about the process for choosing Hubs that go on those sites.One of my most successful Hubs on...
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