Is what we post on the forums public?
I often wonder whether what we post on the forums is available for the public to see, or whether it is just for us. Anybody?
Forums are public. You can confirm this by logging out of your account and viewing a forum thread URL.
AS Matthew said, all of our Hubs can get a "hit" if someone uses the right search words that match what we used in the Hubs.
The ideal situation, of course, is that Google likes our works and keywords so much that they move our Hubs to the TOP of the search results.
The forums on HubPages have never been private, they have always been viewable to anyone. The content of the forums is scanned and cataloged by Google's search engine just like the Hubs are.
by Rik Rodriguez 10 years ago
LOL I had to reply to this. I was waiting for Isaballa to do it, but I am happy to oblige.1. There are only 15000 results for that search term2. This is possibly the most patronising thread I have seen on the forums.3. This is not the place to promote your poorly punctuated, lacking in content,...
by JessBraz 4 years ago
So I was bored and decided I would Google some of the topics of a few of my most recent hubs... Two of them popped up on the FIRST PAGE!! WHHHHHAAAAATTT?!??! lol. Sorry, I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place for this, but I almost swallowed my own tongue I was so excited and I need to tell...
by Susana Serer 7 years ago
There have been several theories about what content Google is penalising and rewarding in the search results but at the moment it does seem a bit random (from my end). Let's compare notes and hopefully we can see some common threads in there. What content of yours is holding on to its ranking and...
by Melanie Palen 5 years ago
When I did a Google search for one of my hubs, a different hubber's authorship is showing up attached to my hubs.I know this same thing is happening to another hubber as well... the same hubber's authorship (Marcy) is showing up in Google search for the authorship.Here's a pic of the...
by Simone Haruko Smith 5 years ago
Hey everyone! As we recently announced on our blog, we have given a new look to some pages. Check it out!Here's the Food and Cooking page with a new, more magazine-like look.Here's our spiffy new About Us page.And of course, you'll have already noticed that we have new styling in the Forum!What's...
by Paul Edmondson 6 years ago
In the back of my mind I'm always looking for ways we can improve the HubPages product to help people be more efficient at increasing their traffic. Lots of things in the product start with manual expirments that turn into features of some sort.Right now I'm experimenting with updating old...
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