Why are the hubs shown under "Popular" (the default) always the same five? I only check this occasionally but the same hubs are shown week after week...surely there are more than just these hubs that are classed as popular. It is so boring to see the same ones all the time, and it must be especially so for visitors to the site. None of those shown would draw me in to checking further hubs or joining. It would be good if these changed weekly at least.
I agree, they should switch them around because there's plenty more additional excellent hubs to showcase. I understand why those 5 are shown but we need more variety to make the site really stand out more.
Yep, it is common sense to keep a homepage updated better.
...because HubPages has never ever got around to changing the algorithm so that it takes into account when the hub was made, when it was last updated - and when it got the big peak in traffic which means it's always on top of the popular list
If they eliminated any factors which reference traffic more than one year old you'd probably see a very diiferent popular list
After all Google only counts certain factors (like traffic peaks) for 6 months - and then it ignores them.
Ask anybody who has ever had a popular blog post on a topic and how it can ride very high for several months - and then sink like a stone.
by John Hansen 2 years ago
When you go to the "Explore: Hubs" page it automatically defaults to "Popular Hubs". The same five or so always seem to appear including; "Five ways to Tell if Your Car Battery is Dying", "The Military Diet" etc, which are fine, but one that turns my stomach...
by Sherry Hewins 2 years ago
I wish I could exclude Q&A when I want to view hubs while signed in. Also, you can only see 5 hubs, and they are always the same. I wish there was some way they could rotate the hubs on the front page more frequently. Whether sorted by "popular" or "best" anyone who looks at...
by Scott S Bateman 22 months ago
I'm very happy with the results of the niche sites. It's a win-win for HubPages and writers like myself. But I'm a bit curious about the process for choosing Hubs that go on those sites.One of my most successful Hubs on a niche site has more than 1,250 words, multiple photos and an original video....
by Ben Guinter 6 years ago
I'm curious to hear if there are any hubbers, who saw a big drop in traffic after the most recent Google Panda and Penguin updates, have fixed their issues and are getting good traffic again yet?I think it would be good for us all to know what changes brought about your renewal of traffic, since...
by Howard S. 6 years ago
Is anyone else seeing a strange spike today? I've been getting less than 10 page views per day lately, but it's over 500 today and still rising. The source is undetectable using Analytics, Webmaster Tools, or HubPages Sources. I'm still getting 0 from Google and less than 20 from HubPages.What's...
by DallasColdLaserDR 6 years ago
I noticed that when I checked my backlinks all of the ones from hubpages were 'nofollow' links. Should this be the case? (I've written several articles and I'd hate not to be getting the most out of them.) Or do I need to change something in the HTML coding linking the anchor text to my website? If...
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