Why no HTML?

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  1. Nitin Pillai profile image60
    Nitin Pillaiposted 4 years ago

    Why is html not allowed on hubpages?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Limited HTML is. Advanced HTML isn't because some people are nefarious. smile

    2. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Because HubPages makes its money from shared advertising.  If HTML was allowed, you'd be able to add your own affiliate advertising which would dilute HubPages' earnings.

      1. Nitin Pillai profile image60
        Nitin Pillaiposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks @paradigmsearch, @Ronnytron and @Marisa Wright. I find it a bit odd without HTML. Actually I wanted to make "divider bars" between the posts.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Use the image capsule. But be advised that HP is less than thrilled with the use of divider bars. big_smile

        2. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
          Christy Kirwanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Hi Nitin Pillai,

          paradigmsearch is correct. We discourage the use of divider bars since they're not part of standard online writing practice and they can make an article look unprofessional.

    3. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      HTML is coding. If you allow that then you allow people to rearrange how your site works. People can place html that will harm your site. In most cases, nefarious people (as Paradigmsearch mentioned) will place codes on your site which you may not be able to remove. It is not recommended that any site owner allow full html from members.

  2. profile image0
    Ronnytronposted 4 years ago

    This is a content farm, not your personal website. It's a community of writers, not SEO.
    Try blogger.

  3. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 4 years ago

    I like to hang chandeliers in my hubs. Real ones, I mean. Can be rather slow loading as the truck hurries to the address. Anywhere jungly and forget it.

 
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