I may be missing it somewhere but I'd like to see the date when a hub is last edited. If it isn't already out there, it would be really great to have it on the "stats" page after the last column of when the hub was published. I realize the space on that page is tight so not sure if it's doable but getting the info at a glance would be really helpful to us "tweekers". Thanks for letting me bring this up.
There is a really good reason why date is not included... at least that is what I think.
People visit the site via Google directly to a hub. However some people would not read a post if they find it is 'old.' So avoiding a date can help overcome that stupid feeling some have.
I have an excel spreadsheet that I use to keep track of hub and website maintenance. It's an integral part of my business plan. That way I can also have notes about what needs to be tweaked and when.
(I've already made notes to myself about how the Halloween hubs performed and what I should change next year depending upon product availability.)
You can manually add it if you want it there. This has been asked for a few times, and each time shot down. Basically, it's not recommended if you're writing evergreen, which is searchable at all times- something like that
I appreciate all the feedback. I didn't realize that the account "statistics" page had anything that could be seen by the readers. Will start my own excel sheet as well.
Thanks Marissa, that's what I thought. I know there are only so many spaces on a page however so I don't know if it's feasible but I'd be willing to give us some of the spaces in the title area to squeeze it in.
Originally, on the Hub account page (the stats page), the date listed used to be the last edited date, and then one day, it had been changed to the publication date.
No reason was given.
by Ann Hinds 4 years ago
As I plow through the lenses to become hubs, two of them I edited do not show the change date of the edit although the updates are visible. Since I am using the date to keep track of the edited lenses, I keep re-editing them but the original date never changes. Is this an issue on HubPages or a...
by AnnaMKB 2 years ago
First off, my hubs are transferred from Squidoo, and I am aware of various issues there. I'd already checked and edited hubs after the transition, so this is all post transfer.What I don't understand is why some of my hubs get unfeatured after I've edited them? One even got...
by Poppy 7 weeks ago
I guess this is fine. Well. Not really. It's slightly irritating. My cheesy meatball recipe just got moved to Delishably (yay) but was edited; words like "flavour" and "favourite" being 'corrected' to their American counterparts.Shoud I just let it go? Would it be...
by Paula 3 years ago
What are your thoughts about your hubs being eligible to be edited with Hub Pro?When we edit a profile on HubPages, when you scroll down you see an option to check yes or no to possible editing with Hub Pro. I was wondering what people think of this option, and do you recommend it?
by Rajan Singh Jolly 3 years ago
One of my hubs has been selected to be edited with Hub Pro Basic.Any idea why & what this means?The hub in question is getting very good traffic and is in fact at the top in all time views.Will this edit result in more traffic or how will it benefit my hub or me?
by Zach Spangler 2 years ago
My views dropped 500 per day to about 20, how can I revert the awful changes they made with hubpro?
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