Is there a way to tell what date a particular hub (not one of your own) was published?
Yes, most content here is (or is supposed to be) evergreen, but knowing how old an article is still is useful.
Is this info out there? (Beyond just judging the hub's age based on when comments started flowing in...)
If not, is there any particular reason why?
i wondered that too but as KCC said, it may be 'dating' the hubs a little and make lose their "new hub" smell.
Totally agree with you. Well stated/queried. So it has been brought up before per relache. What was the answer?
I've always thought that would be handy feature as well. But, since they are always editable, there are always logistics with the dates of the last update. Maybe it's better ranking-wise to not be tied to a date? Just guessing. I just judge by the comments, but a hub can go a long time without ever having a comment.
You can get an aproximate date by going to any hubbers hub then clicking the link to "read more hubs" and you will be taken to a page the orders that authors hub by latest, best, etc.
Okay, based on these responses, it seems like this is a feature that doesn't exist. Maybe I should suggest it?
Info on when a hub was "first published" and "last updated" should be sufficient to avoid confusion.
I don't see what benefit there is in not providing this information to hub readers.
If you looked in the new feature topic, you would see it's already been inquired about and suggested previously.
Relache, thanks for letting me know it has been brought up before.
Found the related forum thread; however, it looks like it couldn't hurt to suggest this feature again.
I would like to see actual date published, not just "four months ago," etc.
It would be a nice feature to have. There are some Hubs I've commented on that were written 2 years ago.
by Michael Willis4 years ago
My best hub for traffic has had near a 50% daily drop in views since the new layout went into effect. It is not at the most relevant time, but traffic had been rising. The date is obviously hurting this hub as people...
by Carolee Samuda2 years ago
I suggested something similar some time ago but it fell on deaf ears. This isn't hard to implement now that you have developed your style tips and stuff. All you need to add to the "publish now" button is a...
by Misha8 years ago
Pretty much like one would have it on a blog - with the difference that I am talking about hubtivity here.I had posted a single comment to one of the hubs a while ago. I am not too interested in the topic, just wanted...
by Justin Choo6 years ago
I usually like to know the date the hub was written. Unfortunately there is none shown. Wouldn't it be a good idea just to add this feature?
by Whitney6 years ago
I have had many personal requests that stem from this feature. Sometimes I am not sure what the person is asking because I'm not sure what hub they came from.A question that just says "my reptile," doesn't...
by Marisa Wright2 years ago
Lately I've come across a lot of Hubs with outdated information in them. If I comment or email to suggest it needs updating, I get the response, "Oh I wrote that ages ago."Sorry, that's not...
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