I admit that I have a hard time with adding tags. Sometimes I think the tags I add are unimportant to the person doing searching. I miss a very important tag that people would look for.
I thought it might be a neat feature to allow user added tags, from hub members only. Sometimes others may have a better idea of what type of tag to add, or think of something the creator of the hub hasn't.
It possibly could go towards hub activity also. It would also be hubers helping hubers, and encouraging more activity on the hub pages.
Just a thought.
Even if it were restricted to other registered users it could, and I'd even bet would, result in misuse and abuse.
Honestly I think only the writer should add tags to their hubs. The automated future takes the guess work out of adding tags for those who are stumped.
This is a very good idea and is being used by many Websites. This will be successful only if there is an option to APPROVE or DENY the tags that visitors adds, just like we use the comments. This will be a brilliant thing to get more traffic as very important keywords that we don't know will be provided by this communication between visitors and hubbers. And we have the authority to approve it or not.
I give my 101% Support to this Option.
more than anybody else, it's the author who knows best what he/she has written about and what tags represent it most appropriately. the comment field should be sufficient for suggesting additional tags. moreover, this would make the author more careful in assigning tags knowing that searchability of his/her hubs depends solely on him/her
Shinu has a great modification to this idea I think. I am strongly against it in its original form, but if approval is added, it can work and actually be useful!
I agree, shinu's idea is a great modification to the idea.
I don't think anyone would add tag suggestions in the comments field. That just seems to just go against hub etiquette.
Unless there was another capsule added just for tag suggestions. This way the author themselves can decide if they want help with their tags. The comments in the tag capsule could be approved or denied like regular comments. The ultimate decision would be the author's if the suggestions were taken or not.
Bad idea... Then you get people adding tags that are irrevelant to your hubs, sexual tags, drug related tags, etc... No thanks...
Even the tags upon approval seems like too much trouble especially with the tag suggestion feature that is already implemented.
by LauraGT 6 years ago
There seem to be many hubbers who have no published hubs and are still allowed to comment on other people's writing. While there are some hubbers who are simply new and asking questions before diving in, it seems that some people open accounts purely for the purposes of making comments, often nasty...
by Andrew 10 years ago
I still think comments should be comments, not discussions, that is the purpose of a forum. Maybe it would be a good idea that every author has a forum automatically made in a widget on there profile page and the topics are always the title of the Hub. That way you can discuss it and always edit...
by Simon Cook 5 years ago
It would be interesting to be able to see the Hub Hop ratings on my hubs - this will help me understand what areas I need to work on and which areas I am doing well on....
by Helen Cater 8 years ago
I just read a reports that if you have more than 100 URL's on a page the search engines don't like it. Is this true as I have checked mine and everysingle one has more than that. Is this one of the reason lots of top hubbers have very few comments in their hubs, and why some even delete them.
by Carolee Samuda 5 years ago
I was hub hopping and had to flag a few hubs for being substandard (word count). One hub had exactly 10 words and 2 photos. There should be a way the system prevents you from publishing a hub like that except if it's in the poetry section.
by Sue B. 5 years ago
First, I want to say I think hubpages has made a lot of positive improvements to the comments features and has allowed hubbers to manage comments more easily now that we can approve and reply to all comments from our accounts page.The one change to this feature I would like to see is ensuring our...
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