It's an irritating new automated doohickey that scans your hubs for typographical errors and other boo-boos. In my case, at least, it seems to mainly pick up misspellings in the comments left by readers, not in my Hubs themselves, which seems kinda pointless.
It means they have corrected any spelling or grammar errors. The error may not be in the hub itself. They even edit the comments made by others. There is an option so you can opt out of their corrections if you want to. I think this is an attempt to make sure all content here has been proof read and edited even if the writer choose not to it before publishing their work. The only fault I have about it is, I think the comments by others other than the hub owner should be left alone.
Auto grammar and spelling checker that hubpages provided for free, something like Msword
Okay thanks I thought I had to do something with it thanks for the help
There is a related forum thread here. http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2765047
by Marina 2 years ago
Happy Thursday, everyone! In August we pre-announced a new tool that fixes common spelling and grammatical errors across the site. Today, Editbot, the first iteration of the tool, is live on a small percentage of Hubs and their comments. It will be gradually rolled out to all Hubs over the next...
by the pink umbrella 2 years ago
"one should always aim at being interesting rather than exact" -VOLTAIREYes, i know that checking your spelling and grammer make for a better hub score, but is anyone else sick of other hubbers who you arent familiar with commenting on your page that you misspelled something? Lets chat...
by Tanya Jones 2 years ago
I've been away longer than thought. Edit bot, huh? Well, I like it. It spots those errors I miss after reading, correcting, rereading, and correcting multiple times thereafter. I wish there were a way to edit the few, very few, errors it catches in the comments that I've made.What do you all - yup...
by RocketCityWriter 8 months ago
Is it rude to point out grammar/spelling mistakes on hubs via comments?I've come across numerous hubs that have grammar and spelling errors, some minor and some littered with mistakes. Otherwise, these hubs would be interesting and will written in my opinion. Is it rude to point out these mistakes...
by Jim Higgins 5 years ago
It is one thing to hit a double letter (or to skip and "e" like I almost did in letter, but if English is your native language, it seems to me that you should make an effort to spell correctly and use standard English in Hubs you publish and in comments you make. I read a comment this...
by Rhys Baker 3 years ago
How should you edit your own work for publication?Also, are there any differences between editing for online publication, blogs, and physical publication.
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