The HubPages Tutorials and Community is now totally unuseable since all the game posts from the sandpit were dumped in there.
Thirded. What does playing games have to do with helping us learn how to be more effective hubbers?
I agree. Where is the logic? Games clearly belong in the "free form" chit chat area.
Thanks for pointing this out Uninvited Writer. It's probably something we can resolve by rearranging the categories, but after taking a look around I'm not totally sure I understand what you're referring to. Would you mind posting some example links for me? 1, a link to the HubPages Tutorials and Community that is now totally unusable for you, and 2, a link to an example of the game posts from the sandpit that were dumped there.
Strange you're asking for that question and those links. First, you seemingly don't discuss with hubbers (who are the key players in a rev-share business) before your team implements a significant change on the website (one which will affect their user experience). The one-day forum transformation, and the layout makeover, both should have been talked over with hubbers before implementation.
They all contact you, and get no response.
And now, you are obviously advertising your comprehension skills. Bravo. Your team wins a badge on user experience, customer relations, and fair-dealing.
Thanks for the help. I think I see at least one of the issues now. I was confused because none of those forums appear to be under the "HubPages Tutorials and Community" topic. But it looks like there's a bug with the breadcrumbs reporting wrong topics for some forums. We'll get that fixed.
The source of the issue that you're reporting is because the "Freeform Discussion" topic is categorized under the "HubPages Tutorials and Community" topic. I think freeform discussions are definitely part of the "HubPages Community" so I think that top-level category makes sense.
We're definitely open to reorganizing topics so that you can follow the right ones to get the discussions your interested in. What were you hoping that the "HubPages Tutorials and Community" forum would be limited to? Perhaps there's another topic that would be more focused on just the things you're interested in.
Maybe "tutorials" and "community" need to be separated now. In the past, didn't "tutorials and community" mean community members' tips and tricks for doing well at HP? That is how it appeared to me, at least. If "community" now means word games, OT chit-chat and sandbox stuff, it would help tremendously if it were separated from the "help" and "tutorials" forums. Maybe "help" and "tutorials" could be combined.
The whole point of "quarantining" the Sandbox section (which has now become the Freeform Discussion section) was because it was recognized as different, even though it is a Community thread. Talk to Paul Deeds, or look at his original forum post when it was separated. It made good sense at the time and it still does.
It seems odd to me that two areas described in the left column side by side are actually in different places of the linear hierarchy. I found that confusing.
by Alison Graham 9 years ago
Home page featured topics all ok but when I selected the more topics arrow at top of home page to find Hubpages Tutorials and Community Topic, it is showing a message No Articles Found? I don't know if this problem is confined to this topic - has anyone noticed a problem with any other...
by Ryan Hupfer 11 years ago
awesome image created by Jerrico UsherHere we go again, Hubbbers, it's time for the weekly attack of the HubMobsters! Perhaps someone should warn the Internet? This week's HubMob Topic is getting me excited: It's All About Halloween: Dressing Up, Making Treats and Being Scary. Hub about your...
by Lalulinho 8 years ago
Any sense at how Google's war against content farms will affect Hubpages?http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/2 … -sites/?hpObviously there is a huge difference between the quality of most hubs and answers.com or eHow.com. I guess it is quite early to know, given that even pages...
by Cagsil 7 years ago
Hey Veteran Hubbers,Recently I published a new hub and the title of the hub-New HubPages Members Guide To HubPagesNow, I am curious which category would be best for this hub.Presently, I have categorized the hub under-HubPages Tutorials and Community -> Help for New Hubbers -> the HubPages...
by Ryan Hupfer 10 years ago
Whether you have a green thumb or not, getting in touch with your inner gardening-freak is never a bad thing and we've decided to touch on it today with this week's HubMob topic of Green Thumb Hubbers: Landscaping, gardening and loving your yard. I have put some research into seeing what are great...
by Leila Pfaff 3 years ago
Hi,I am totally a novice at this, but am very interested in being a great participant in all things hub! I love writing and sharing information, reading and learning from others. I have a lot to share, but need to know how best to go about it for a great following. Not in the purposes of spamming,...
Copyright © 2019 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 Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|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.|