Does anyone know the criteria used by Hubpages to determine which hubs appear in the "Related Hubs" section of individual hubs?
Thanks in advance...
Hubscore is probably at least one parameter taken into account. Possibly tags and keywords (appearing in the title/title description) too.
I'd guess tags and keywords are utilized-sometimes these 'related hubs' can get pretty strange. Actually, I have found some of them fairly offensive on my hubs-they really had nothing to do with my writing whatsoever!
I'm not sure that score does anything but affect which hubs in that category come up first. I believe that any hubs published in the same categories (that have the same 'file path') will come up, with the highest ranked ones first.
Look at the blue 'file path' just under the top black menu bar, and you will see an example of what I mean. Any posts to this thread will all have the same 'file path'.
Look at this when you visit a hub, and you will see where that hub has been categorized - its 'file path'. This is chosen by the author when they create the hub - when they assign it to a category or topic.
If you disagree - if you feel that a particular hub that shows up in 'Related Hubs' does not belong in the same category as your hub, you should go and take a look at the hub. Than, if you still feel it doesn't fit the category, or you find it offensive that it appears in that category, you should flag it to bring it to the attention of the Hub Pages Team.
Hope this helps
by Simone Haruko Smith4 years ago
Last week, we announced on the HubPages blog that we are giving Hubs a makeover, and that the new Hub layout will be first tested in the Fashion and Beauty category.I am happy to say that the change is now live! Stop by...
by kab2 years ago
At the bottom of the lens it has related hubs. Is there a way to exclude some hubs from showing there, or to encourage better (more related) ones by limiting the category or using keywords or hand picking them or...
by Aya Katz7 years ago
I am working on a hub that is not quite ready to be published. I noticed that in the right hand lower corner, Hubpages lists "Related Hubs". I find one of these to be offensive, and I don't want it apeparing...
by Danielle Clemmons4 weeks ago
Hello Hubbers! I was wondering if there is a recommended maximum length for a hub? I started writing one, and then realized that I have enough information to write a book. So I decided to break the info into eight parts...
by Marcy Goodfleisch20 months ago
Do you have ideas on ways HP could improve the site or its usability in the coming year? No flaming, please; hoping to have some serious and helpful suggestions for staff to consider.Please share your ideas on:...
by RoadMonkey19 months ago
Someone wrote about the related hubs featured below their articles NOT being related. I just updated my Academic abstract hub, which shows you how to create a shortish piece of writing for submission and aimed at...
Copyright © 2016 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.