After months of troubleshooting, I am finally able to create and edit hubs. Don't ask me how. I tried so many things short of formatting my laptop that I'm not entirely sure what finally worked. I published a new hub and noticed that the photo attribution is missing on the published version. In the hub tool, I have filled in and saved the source (my own photo) but it is not showing up. Is this something new? Does the source only show up when it is not the author's own photo?
That's how it is supposed to be. They don't seem to see visible attribution as important anymore.
Thanks, Kylissa! Photo attribution was a huge issue a few years ago so I made a huge effort to replace everything with my own photos. And I admit I kind of liked getting credit. I wonder why this changed? Does anyone know?
Personally I think it's a disgraceful step on the part of HubPages and very rude to photographers.
As a writer, if someone quoted my work, gave me credit for it BUT hid the credit behind a tiny symbol that most people can't even see, I'd be insulted.
I had been planning to go back and add visible photo credits by putting them in the captions instead - the links won't be live, but at least they'd be visible - but haven't gotten around to it yet.
The attribution appears when hoovering the mouse cursor over the letter i at the top right of the image.
by Kate Swanson 8 years ago
I'd love to see a photo credit line in the photo capsule. It would be in addition to the caption and would be a hyperlink. If you used it, you'd get "photo by [photographer's link]:" under the photo.A large proportion of Hubbers use Creative Commons photos and this would...
by Titia Geertman 8 months ago
Strolling through the vertical sites I see so many photos that are either not credited at all or there's only the mention of a name. Is it not a rule anymore to give proper credit to photos that are not your own even if you get them from free sites?
by NotPC 3 years ago
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by Jean Bakula 18 months ago
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by Jemuel 5 years ago
Hello fellow hubbers! I just want to know if I violated the rules in HP regarding over promotional on hubs. I usually have images from freedigitalphotos.net cause aside from the fact that they offer free photos, I find the images really appealing. Now, all of my photos come from that site and...
by Kristin Kaldahl 5 years ago
I have gone back and tried to fix my photo attribution issues on many of my pages. I'm hoping I have this right. Can someone who understand photo licensing look at these photos and see if I'm getting it right. Each of these has different types of licensing from my own photos to...
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