I remember Staff telling us that in this new test that seasonal hubs and others would stay featured longer. To my surprise I signed on today to find a seasonal hub now un-featured!
Has there been another rule change?
Yes, Hubs may be featured for up to nearly one year depending their author's Hubber Score. This does not mean that they will always have Featured status, and seasonal Hubs will still require more upkeep than their non-seasonal, evergreen counterparts.
I hope that clears things up a bit! Rest assured that your high Hubber Score is making a difference.
I was wondering since it became featured again after the new post by HP for the longer time frame. Now it is un-featured again. In some seasonal material one has to wait for fresh info to become available to update them...as in sports hubs.
I still have no idea why my Easter hub was never published. I know there's a reason, I just can't figure it out. It's called Blessed is the King.
Never mind about this hub. I just deleted it, and 6 more, even though they were featured still.
by Randy Godwin4 years ago
I've just had a hub idled--yes, I prefer to use this word--which has a score of 84 and over 4000 views. Its a seasonal hub and usually gets me quite a few views during the winter. I understood from the staff...
by Mary Hyatt2 years ago
Do you think it is better to unpublish seasonal Hubs? They won't get traffic during the year, so I'm wondering if it would be better to unpublish those until the next season. I am thinking about...
by englightenedsoul7 years ago
I would really like to know a definite answer for this question. I have always observed that whenever i publish a hub few days before the event the hub is about it gets high ranking in SERPS in google. But...
by Tina Truelove3 years ago
I only have a few un-indexed hubs, mostly seasonable like "Valentine's Day Decor" and similar. If those hubs pick up traffic - due to sharing on social media I guess since they are no longer...
by Missing Link2 days ago
I'm thinking the answer is probably yes?If you have hubs that have been deemed "not featured", for one reason or another, will that factor into lowering your overall score/rating as a HubPages member? ...
by Tracey Boyer2 years ago
Many of my gardening, Easter, St. Patrick's Day and Valentine hubs have become unfeatured. How are we supposed to keep views and interactions up on articles that are seasonal? If we just leave them...
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