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    • HP Editors: Don't Edit Quotes From Books

      HP Editors: Don't Edit Quotes From Books

      4 months ago

      One of my oldest articles was edited today. The article clearly states that the first section, with photos and instructions, are taken from a book I wrote in 2004. The book was published by Design Originals, a craft publishing company that was well-known at the time, and professionally edited....

    • Answers Dashboard Bug

      Answers Dashboard Bug

      15 months ago

      In the Your Answers section of the dashboard, every single answer has this little blue help bubble above it, telling me what the thumbs up icon means. Please make this stop!

    • Flipboard Instead of Twitter?

      Flipboard Instead of Twitter?

      19 months ago

      Why is there no longer an option to share Hubs on Twitter? It looks like it's been replaced with Flipboard, which seems like a weird choice.

    • HubGaze . com

      HubGaze . com

      2 years ago

      I just had the magic red copyright symbol appear, for an article that has been copied onto HubGaze . com. This domain looks like it's nothing but content scraped from HubPages.Fortunately, their web host is Go Daddy, and their copyright complaint form is easy to find and fill out. For anyone who...

    • Goodbye, and Thank You

      Goodbye, and Thank You

      3 years ago

      Friends, it's been an interesting two months since I migrated here from Squidoo, but I've decided HubPages isn't the place for me, or my content. Starting tomorrow, I'll begin the process of moving my hubs to my own web sites. (Including today's Hub of the Day, which is my second this month.)For...

    • Stop Complaining About Lost Page Views

      Stop Complaining About Lost Page Views

      3 years ago

      Since I migrated here from Squidoo two months ago, I've seen a steady stream of threads in this forum, complaining about lost page views. There are a lot of theories about why it's happening, and how much it's happening, and what can be done to get into Google's good graces.Google is not my #1...

    • Convert the Squidoo Social Media Accounts

      Convert the Squidoo Social Media Accounts

      3 years ago

      Squidoo had quite a few social media accounts to support their various programs and magazine pages. I would like to see those accounts continue, to support the content on HubPages.For example, a lot of my vegan recipes were posted to GoodVeg magazine, which has both a Facebook and a Twitter...

    • What Happens to Squidoo on Social Media?

      What Happens to Squidoo on Social Media?

      3 years ago

      Squidoo had an active presence on social media. What will happen to all those accounts now?I'm particularly interested in the FB pages associated with the magazines. Why Vegetarian, which has over 27,000 followers, used to be a good source of traffic to vegan and vegetarian lenses. So Crafty has...

    • If you write recipe hubs

      If you write recipe hubs

      3 years ago

      If you write recipe hubs, try creating an account at Yummly, and adding your recipes here at HubPages to your recipe box, using their Yum button.I did this with one of my recipes last week, thinking it was just a way for me to save links for myself, but discovered it's now indexed and searchable,...

    • Anyone Using Ello?

      Anyone Using Ello?

      3 years ago

      I finally got an invite code for Ello this morning. Is anyone else on there?

    • Final Squidoo Payout Has Landed

      Final Squidoo Payout Has Landed

      3 years ago

      I received my final payout from Squidoo today.Feeling a little wistful...ETA I probably should have made this clearer: this was MY final payout, since my content moved on September 5th, and I won't make the one dollar payment threshold for September. Your mileage may vary.

    • Where is this traffic coming from?

      Where is this traffic coming from?

      3 years ago

      So, I just logged in after almost 18 hours without power, to discover that my article on The Woodmen's Circle Home is getting slammed with traffic. It usually gets under 100 views in a day. So far today, Google Analytics says it's at almost 10,000 views, and rising.I can trace it back as far as...

    • Have you visited the topic tree?

      Have you visited the topic tree?

      3 years ago

      For those of you who don't know about it yet, here is the complete HubPages topic list: topics with clickable links show up in navigation. Those that aren't clickable don't have 20 articles in the topic yet. It takes 20 articles to make the topic live in the...

    • Have you found a new reader today?

      Have you found a new reader today?

      3 years ago

      "If you build it, they will come."How many of us take the Field of Dreams approach with our writing? If we write it, surely Google will index it, and people will find what we've written, our page views will rise steadily, and life will be good.Except it's not really like that. If you...

    • Squids: How are those edits coming?

      Squids: How are those edits coming?

      3 years ago

      Fellow Squid refugees, as many of us come to the end of our first full month on HubPages, I'm wondering how those edits are coming. What's been your process for slogging through the old lenses, to turn them into shiny new hubs?

    • Personal Goals

      Personal Goals

      3 years ago

      When my articles were at Squidoo, I always sort of felt like I was competing against other lensmasters in my topic, to get that highest ranking article, and the better pay level.One of the things I like very much about the system here at HubPages is that I only see how my own articles are being...

    • It Must Be Friday...

      It Must Be Friday...

      3 years ago

      ...because Spam is now being served in the QA. It never fails: the weekend starts, and the spammers descend.

    • Transferred Link Lists

      Transferred Link Lists

      3 years ago

      I have two former Squidoo lenses that are basically long lists of links to craft projects:Recycled Christmas Crafts - … mas-craftsRecycled Magazine Crafts - … zine-ideasI haven't edited either yet. They...

    • New Spectator Sport

      New Spectator Sport

      3 years ago

      New sport: watching our transferred lens scores rise from the basement after we edit them into proper hubs.Yesterday, I edited two lenses that had fallen down into the low 50s since transferring the night before. They've both moved up slowly since late yesterday afternoon, sliding up through the...

    • Thank You, HubPages Staff!

      Thank You, HubPages Staff!

      3 years ago

      My lenses landed on HubPages this morning, and I have to say, they look in much better shape than I had anticipated. That can only be due to lots of hard work behind the scenes, for which I am very, very thankful. I'm sure translating lens to hub wasn't a simple task.So, thank you, Hub Overlords,...

    • Question About Publishing Dates

      Question About Publishing Dates

      3 years ago

      Did I read that our transferred lenses would retain their original publishing dates? Mine didn't. Near as I can tell, almost all of them now bear the date of my last update of them at Squidoo, which was two weeks ago. Much as I appreciate making my old content look much newer than it is, it's a...

    • Pinterest Titles

      Pinterest Titles

      3 years ago

      I noticed that when my latest recipe, "Black Bean & Mango Salad (Vegan)", is pinned on Pinterest, the bold title assigned to it is "Black Bean & Mango Salsa", but the text that appears in the description field is "Black Bean & Mango Salad (Vegan)". Not a...

    • Squids: Style Guide & Hopping

      Squids: Style Guide & Hopping

      3 years ago

      Squidoo comrades, behold the HubPages Style Guide, which contains information on things like capitalization, crediting of images, and all sorts of things that should be standardized across everyone's articles: … iting-TipsI've probably viewed 200 new...

    • Answers Policy

      Answers Policy

      3 years ago

      I've been hanging out in Answers a lot this week. It reminds me of when I worked for Cha-Cha, answering questions.MY question: I've noticed that someone posts about a dozen questions in a row every night. ALL of the questions can be answered by simply Googling the exact question posted. They're not...

    • Duplicate Content & Crediting

      Duplicate Content & Crediting

      3 years ago

      From 2005 until January of this year, I published a digital monthly subscription 'zine that contained three or four arts and crafts projects in each issue. Copies of the 'zine are still sold on my business site, but I doubt any one issue has ever been seen by more than a few hundred people.My first...

    • How To Offer a Pattern

      How To Offer a Pattern

      3 years ago

      I have some project designs that require patterns. Is it possible to include a file download in a hub?

    • Squidoo & Duplicate Content

      Squidoo & Duplicate Content

      3 years ago

      Why those of us moving over from Squidoo should not try to transfer our lenses to HubPages manually:I just moved one of my recipes that's fairly new, and doesn't have a high search engine ranking, thinking I would use it as a way to become familiar with the HubPages tools. I deleted the Squidoo...