Is there any way of checking the word count in your hub?

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  1. Imogen French profile image86
    Imogen Frenchposted 12 years ago

    Is there any way of checking the word count in your hub?

    Is there any way of checking the word count in your hub, and do figure captions count in the total word count?
    I ask because contests specify a word count, but if using lots of pictures with captions in the hub do the words in the captions count, or should the information be included in the main text instead?

  2. jimmythejock profile image83
    jimmythejockposted 12 years ago

    copy your writing into word and check the word count from there or wait until your hub stats update and check them.....jimmy

  3. Polly C profile image89
    Polly Cposted 12 years ago

    To check the word count, you just go into 'stats' at the top of the hub when it is not in edit mode, and then you can find the word count. I'm not sure if it includes captions or not. If you have only just created the new hub you will not be able to check the stats right away as it takes a little time for the information to be added.

  4. Matt Stark profile image63
    Matt Starkposted 12 years ago

    Yes, from your Hub, click on stats along the top.  Next, select Hub Metrics and word count is displayed along the top.  I am unsure if caption words count, but you can create a new hub and just type in captions and then check the word count before publishing.

  5. Imogen French profile image86
    Imogen Frenchposted 12 years ago

    thanks for all your help, that was very useful. I have just checked a hub that I am writing and it seems the photo captions do count.

  6. rajan jolly profile image91
    rajan jollyposted 12 years ago

    Polly C and Mark Twat have answered the question pretty well.

  7. Marian Designs profile image81
    Marian Designsposted 11 years ago

    The new "Need Some Goals" feature/tool keeps count of your words and your images. You need to be in edit mode to see it.


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