Editor's Choice - Explanation please

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (7 posts)
  1. Shades-of-truth profile image89
    Shades-of-truthposted 4 years ago

    At the bottom of our Account pages, I see an icon that says "Editor's Choice". Because I am leery of clicking on things I do not yet understand, I did not see if it was "clickable".

    Would someone explain what that is used for? All I can surmise, is that it is something that might appear next to a certain hub, if it has been selected for promotion - sort of like we had the Lens of the Day on Squidoo.

    Thank you in advance, as I know someone will let me know.

    By the way, I looked online, but did not find a satisfactory answer...

    1. Jayne Lancer profile image96
      Jayne Lancerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      This appears beside a hub if it's been selected as an Editor's Choice. Click on that symbol, and you'll get this message:

      Congratulations! Your Hub has been selected as an Editor's Choice! Your Hub was selected by Editors and will be promoted by HubPages and shown on HubPages.com. Our hats are off to you; only a small percentage of Hubs are chosen!

      Learn more in the FAQ entry about Editor's Choice.


      1. The Examiner-1 profile image73
        The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I am not sure, but I believe Jayne that she saw it at the bottom beneath ALL of the Hubs and wants to know what it stands for. I see that gave her the FAQ page.

        1. Jayne Lancer profile image96
          Jayne Lancerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Yes, she saw it at the bottom of her stats page. If one of her hubs were chosen as an Editor's Choice, the symbol would appear beside the hub. You see the message I've quoted when you click on the symbol, whether it's at the bottom of the page or beside a hub that's been selected as an Editor's Choice. That message includes a link that leads to a section of FAQ explaining Editor's Choice, but it didn't show up as a link when I copied and pasted the message on this thread. So I copied and pasted the link address instead, where Shades-of-Truth will find a full and proper explanation.

    2. Writer Fox profile image49
      Writer Foxposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I think you might want to read these forum posts about the program before you decide:

      I wouldn't recommend it for people transferring from Squidoo because you have already had the URLs of your articles redirected once.  With the EC program, it will happen again.  If your Hub falls out of the program, which can happen, then you get another redirect and change of URL.  Google won't follow that many redirects.

      The 301 redirect is supposed to be permanent, not temporary.

  2. pateluday profile image28
    pateludayposted 4 years ago

    You have to stay opt in for one of your hubs to be selected as Editor's Choice. The first step is creating a featured hub but as you progress your hub might qualify for being selected by editors.

    The privileged hub will be featured on main hubpages and promoted in some manner.

  3. Shades-of-truth profile image89
    Shades-of-truthposted 4 years ago

    Thank you, one and all! Apologies for not responding right away, as I asked the question right before we had to "close up shop" and head home.

    Perhaps I should not be so reluctant to click on things, for had I done that, I would have seen the answer. I had a basic understanding of what "Editor's Choice" meant, but was confused by the icon at the bottom of the account page.

    The clarification helps, a lot, and it is really great to get answers rapidly!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis 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.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe 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 PixelsWe 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.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)