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What does it mean if a hub is "in the spotlight"?

  1. lupine profile image74
    lupineposted 5 years ago

    What does it mean if a hub is "in the spotlight"?

  2. Deepak Chaturvedi profile image72
    Deepak Chaturvediposted 5 years ago

    It means some of yours hub doing well on hubpages so they  spotlight them.

    1. lupine profile image74
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your response!

  3. wqaindia profile image47
    wqaindiaposted 5 years ago

    In the edit profile mode you can provide the URL of three Hubs to show in the showcase or spotlight, whatever name you may call,  but these hubs must contain an image of minimum 200 x 150 pixel. HP can show more than three Hubs also in spotlight at its sole discretion.

    1. lupine profile image74
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your response, but I didn't provide any URL to my hub to showcase it, that's why I was wondering how it was chosen.

  4. SidKemp profile image93
    SidKempposted 5 years ago

    You can spotlight 6 hubs (I'm not sure why WQIndia says 3) by editing your profile and selecting them from a drop-down menu to appear in the rotating slideshow (Carousel) of images and titles (the spotlight) on your profile.

    Do not confuse hubs you spotlight (put in the spotlight) with featured hubs. Many hubs can be featured, and that is determined by the HubPages evaluation process.

    The difference between hubs you put in the spotlight (carousel) and featured hubs is explained here: http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/Featured-Hubs

    1. wqaindia profile image47
      wqaindiaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sir, Though 6 columns are provided to give URL addresses, yet the edit section asks to provide only 3 hub URL's. I provided 6 URL's and all are showcased in spotlight. I don't reason for ambiguity.
      http://hubpages.com/my/profile/profile

    2. lupine profile image74
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Sid, I didn't choose my hub to be in the spotlight, that's why I'm wondering how it got there. This is the first time I have seen this in my profile page. Could it have automatically been put there?

    3. wqaindia profile image47
      wqaindiaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Message at HP edit profile reads as under:
      Select up to 3 Hubs to showcase at the top of your profile. These Hubs must include a photo that is at least 200x150 pixels. Sorry for repeating as I want to learn only.

    4. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Mine provides six.

    5. SidKemp profile image93
      SidKempposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I emailed Simone about this issue and she updated this Learning Center entry: http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/choosing-a-username See #4  for the skinny on the Spotlight Carousel. If U don't choose hubs for the Carousel, your most recent hub show.

    6. lupine profile image74
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sid, I really appreciate that you checked into this. It happened right after I published a new hub yesterday.

  5. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    I totally agree with Sid on this question. His answer is dead on.

    1. lupine profile image74
      lupineposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Jeff, however like I wrote back to Sid, I didn't choose anything to do this, so I'm not sure how it happened.  I'm glad it did, makes my profile page look much better. I will look into that menu and check if I did something.

 
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