I've just changed all my hubs over to the 'Pets and Animals' section, after realising that the majority of hubs on sharks go there.
http://hubpages.com/topics/pets-and-ani … ks/sharks/
The most written-about shark is definitely not an aquarium animal, and neither would sharks be considered to be 'pets' as suggested on the feed.
I would recommend a new category, under Dangerous Marine creatures. Can't remember where that is, but saw it somewhere.
I really think sharks should be classed under Education and Science ~> Geography, Nature and Weather ~> Oceans and Seas ~> Marine creatures -~> sharks
It sticks in my throat to see shark or shark attack articles listed under "Pets".
Your link doesn't work.
I think I found what you were referring to:
http://hubpages.com/topics/pets-and-ani … -fish/4607
You will have competition.
Sorry,I meant this - http://hubpages.com/topics/pets-and-ani … harks/4620
I just moved all my hubs over to there yesterday, and while they don't appear to be showing up on the feed, they have all seen a substantial rise in traffic.
It still seems to be the wrong category. Tropical and aquarium fish? Come on! The great white is neither.
We agree with you. Sharks is now in the following taxonomy:
Pets and Animals → Marine Life → Sharks
"Pets and animals" is a very illogical category. Given that all pets are animals (with the exception of pet rocks, I guess!), but not all animals are pets, surely the main category should simply be "Animals", with pets as a sub-category.
Did Hubpages go offline for a while there? I tried to reply to this and got a Google Chrome could not connect to Hubpages message, yet I could still see other sites.
Oh well, what I tried to say was thanks very much for this welcome change
And also, writeangled, don't forget the Americans sometimes have pets that are not animals. Pet rocks, anyone? lol
Edit: must need my eyes tested - you mentioned the pet rocks already!
by Antoine Van Hove 4 years ago
Since I felt limited in my expression, I asked HUBPAGES to create a new category: "NOT TO ANY RELIGION BOUND RELIGIOUS PERSONS". THIS IS A POSITIVE INITIATIVE; IT IS NOT "AGAINST" ANYTHING!I JUST DONT WANT MY HUBS AND COMMENTS TO BE CATEGORIZED IN A PLACE WHERE THEY DONT...
by Mary McShane 4 years ago
I am primarily a niche writer, (health/medical hubs) but I write short stories, reviews and opinion pieces too. My articles are all thrown in together on the list on my profile when visitors look over my hub titles.When I originally write the hub, on the right "Display...
by Whitney 7 years ago
Since there's a section for flea/tick control for cats, what about dogs?Pets and Animals → Cats and Cat Breeds → Flea and Tick Control for Cats
by Krzysztof Willman 10 months ago
So most of my current articles are doing okay but one article has fallen dramatically over the past year and I'm not sure how to fix it.I've tried tweaking the title, the summary, adding more to the article but it has only lost more traffic.Any helpful hints on what I can do or is it just out of my...
by larryfreeman 9 years ago
As I mentioned in a previous announcement, categories are coming to HubPages.Here is the planned breakdown of the Pets & Animals Category:Pets & Animals (Top Level)* Animal Care & Safety* Animal Rights* Apes & Monkeys* Birds* Bugs, Scorpions & Spiders* Cats* Circus Animals*...
by Michael Willis 8 years ago
We have Hubnuggets for those who recently join Hubpages. How about something for those who are not new? There are so many Hubbers that it is almost impossible to know everyone and find great writers and Hubs.Through a Featured Writer by Category (main category) maybe more Hubbers would be exposed...
Copyright © 2018 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.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|