What constitutes as word count on a hub?
When people talk about word counts on hubs, and the word count in the hub metrics, does that include the number of words in the comments?
That can mean many things... from the number of words that make up the hub or to the percentage and usage of keywords.
The comments don't count. Your word count is based on what is contained in the text capsules.
The word content is all the text that you write in the hub itself *before* the comments-this includes the text capsules as well as the descriptions of the photographs.
Hi homesteadbound - easiest way is to use Word. You can click a tool on there called Word Count and it gives you the count. My understanding from HP is that they want us to have a min. of 400 words. Hope this helped answer your question.
by Kristy Callan 7 years ago
Is there a minimum word count for a hub?I have a picture tutorial on how to do something, and it looks quite short... it only has around 100 words, and 4 pictures. But that's really all it needs. Any more would just be adding words for the sake of adding words. Is that alright, or should I not...
by Carolee Samuda 6 years ago
I was hub hopping and had to flag a few hubs for being substandard (word count). One hub had exactly 10 words and 2 photos. There should be a way the system prevents you from publishing a hub like that except if it's in the poetry section.
by Roohi Khan 10 years ago
I am new here and just joined a few days back. I was wondering if there is a minimum or maximum word count limit on hub pages. I also wanted to know what these â��insert custom characterâ��, superscript and subscript links in the text capsule mean?I hope someone out there can help me....
by Greensleeves Hubs 6 years ago
Which word count figure is most reliable for the number of words per hub?The word count figure for my hubs in the new 'Edit-Need Some Goals' feature is different (higher) than the word count figure in 'Hub Metrics'. Why is this, and which is more accurate?
by Kate Swanson 9 years ago
On another thread, a Hubber suggested that if HubPages had a minimum word count, it would prevent some spammers.I know that a very low word count can get a Hub flagged as substandard, but perhaps it's set too low at the moment?
by sunstreeks 10 years ago
Is it possible to be able to see the word count when previewing the hub unpublished, or another way to do so before publishing. I know that after the results have been gathered, the word count is listed in the stats. It would be helpful though to have an idea before publishing.Thanks
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