Since my first hub I have added links at the top to the primary sections within the hub (to cause the browser to scroll to those sections). This might be a carry-over from Squidoo which has a table of contents module, but do you recommend it for HubPages (considering user behavior, page rank, and effort required)?
On one hand, it pushes down the actual content farther (so I usually do not do a list, but more like a sentence with inline links). On the other hand, a particular section may entice visitors to read your hub!
Most importantly, since it's a pain to find the module id's that are required to make these table of contents links (search table of contents and read darkside's hub), would Hubbers be interested in a way to automatically generate a table of contents by clicking an icon in your browser? I am interested in developing some simple very very easy to use tools like this which could save writers a lot of time... if there is enough interest I will develop the web app and publish a hub about it soon!
Hmm, does anybody think perhaps that if you really really need a table of contents, your hub should be split into multiple hubs instead of using internal links to the same hub?
Maybe others include links to sections in their hub within the text and not necessarily in an organized table of contents?
by Carolee Samuda4 years ago
It would be really cool to add a table of contents to hubs and click through sections. So extremely long hubs would allow someone to click the link in the TOC and take them to that section.Actually, I have seen someone...
by Glen Kowalski2 years ago
I published my first hub tonight. All the material was already written (was going to use it on squidoo before the 'great purge' and I got fed up with them. So here are my questions...First, I plan on making...
by deosfluviatilis6 years ago
For longer hubs, it would be good to have a module which we could place near the top of our hubs and list the different topics covered in the hub.These would be links that when clicked would carry the viewer to that...
by Thomas Dowling2 months ago
I give! I've searched the first 3 or 4 pages of "Getting Help" Forum and I've read the entire Link's Capsule section in the Learning Center (http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/using-hubtool). That Hub, by the...
by Lena Kovadlo3 years ago
I have come across a few hubs where there is a table of contents within a hub and when I click on any of the things within the table of contents I am taken to that specific section within that hub. I had no idea that...
by Glen Kowalski2 years ago
I tend to create long-form content. A table of contents or a search function at the top of a hub would greatly benefit my users who may already know a bit about the subject and are looking for something new.
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