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What Makes One Hub "Featured" and Another Not?

  1. VVanNess profile image93
    VVanNessposted 5 years ago

    What Makes One Hub "Featured" and Another Not?

    Every article I've written so far has gotten the little black "featured" icon. Just recently a few of the articles I've written have been published but not received the featured picture next to them. Does anyone know why?

  2. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image98
    TIMETRAVELER2posted 5 years ago

    This is a question everybody would like to have answered, but the standard response is that your hub does not meet the quality standards set up by HP.

    Sometimes the problem can be something as simple as grammar and spelling, other times it might be that your article goes off topic. 

    Lately, I've been having similar issues, so I just keep working on different aspects of the article until I get the right mix.  This is very frustrating because we are never sure about what we've done wrong, but it's just how things go here at HP!

    1. VVanNess profile image93
      VVanNessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks! I guess that just means that I will need to go in and revamp them to make them the same quality as all of the rest of my articles. What does featured mean anyway? Do we get paid higher for them? Are they "featured" on the front page??

  3. dashingme profile image71
    dashingmeposted 5 years ago

    Hello, being a new hubber I have had some issues also like you. I keep on reading thier policies on how they assessed our hub and read other succesfull hubbers. I review all my unfeatured hubs and I have noticed few errors which is grammar, quality and pictures. Yesterday, One of my new hub wasn't featured then I've tried to change the picture it turns into featured, so weird just because of picture. Anyways Kudos to you WanNess!

    1. VVanNess profile image93
      VVanNessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks! I just assumed that Featured meant that it was published until just recently when a few of my articles were published but not Featured. lol Does being featured get you anything different or do anything special for you?

    2. dashingme profile image71
      dashingmeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes absolutely! if you notice to search your hubs being featured on the hubpages page its thier on the main page posted. I mean your hub is visible and by the word featured  its on the top list page of hub.

    3. VVanNess profile image93
      VVanNessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks! That's what I wanted to know!

    4. dashingme profile image71
      dashingmeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Your welcome, Happy that I have help you in my own simply way:) You have  GREAT HUB anyways. Kudos!

    5. VVanNess profile image93
      VVanNessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks a lot!

 
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