I have noticed that when editing/updating articles on some of the niche sites, I am required to sign in all over again in order to access the edit function.
This is not true on all of the niche sites; it is rather annoying, when I am already signed in to the HP main site. If we have to sign in again for the niche sites, or if we do not, can we at least have some consistency between them, so it is either all or none having this requirement?
It seems to come and go without reason. But one solution I've found is to open the hub and then, if the "stats" button and such (indicating I'm signed in) aren't there to refresh the page. It always results in being able to get into the hub.
I do exactly what wilderness does. When I click the hub if I don't see the stats etc I just refresh and every single time it works. I've never had to sign in again. It's a safety protocol by HP I think where they sign you out after 48 hours or some other time period. But when you reload it's probably got something to do with the cookies and you are signed in again as you are signed into HP.
There’s no difference between the various niche sites. It’s all very consistent once you know what’s happening.
You stay logged in for a period of time, as lobobranden had pointed out. If you haven’t gone into any particular niche site for a while you will be logged out of that site and need to log back in. It all depends on when you last visited that niche.
You mentioned that your primary concern deals with when you need to edit your hubs. If you click the edit button left of the hub's title in your stats listing, it will automatically log you in wherever it is.
I think you're right - it is dependent on how it's been since visiting that niche.
But unlike Dzy I'm generally there to approve/add a comment, not to edit. Simply refreshing the page signs me in without going into edit at all.
Why do you even bother to go to the niche sites to approve/add comments? That’s such hard work. How would you know what hubs to check on?
I do it all from one place under the global comment page, where you can see all the pending comments no matter where they are. In addition, you can also view the spam folder and low quality folder to see what other comments may have been incorrectly tagged as spam or low quality. Plus, you don’t need to bother with logging into individual niche sites either. I think you’re missing out on all that.
I get an email that says there is a comment and includes a link to it. Click the link and (if I'm signed in) I go straight to the comment that was just placed. Now and then check on the stats page for pending comments, spam, etc.
That works. But I find it awkward to answer comments in hubs. You can only respond to one without refreshing. Plus, as you already know, you have to be signed in if it’s on another niche site. I avoid all that nonsense by moderating and answering comments from the global comments page. You call it the stats page. We’re talking about the same thing. The stats page is really where the hubs are listed. I know you know that. Just making it clear for others who read this. I call the comment moderation page the global comments page. It doesn’t really have a defined name.
Yes, it can be a little annoying. After I'm done editing, I click the back button 2 or 3 times to get me back to the stats page, then hit refresh.
Thanks, folks! I'll try refreshing the page and see if that helps! Appreciate the suggestion.
Did you see my answer to wilderness Liz? It's so much easier. No need to sign in or to refresh.
Yes, I saw that, but it didn't apply. I was speaking of making edits, not answering comments. I do use the global comment form to reply to comments.
Ahh, yes. We actually have two things going on in this thread. My reply about comments was meant for wilderness.
by Elise 12 days ago
I've seen a lot of people say no, but I've also seen people saying they are making money through HubPages. So which is it?
by Scott S Bateman 9 months ago
I have been pleased with the audience and revenue for my articles on HubPages since joining the site some years ago.I commend the company for creating the successful niche sites at a time when similar sites were folding. My existing articles that moved to those sites have done even better than...
by Lorra Garrick 9 days ago
I implemented Adsense over seven days ago, and it seems that based on my page views so far, there'd be at least one ad click. But every time I check "earnings," for every day listed it says $0.00. Sometimes under the "Yesterday" header it says "Pending," but then next...
by Kylyssa Shay 3 years ago
I've noticed that I keep seeing HOTDs that fit the niche sites yet weren't chosen for the niche sites because they still have HubPages URLs. Why not save some time in the selection process for the niche sites and mine all the recent HOTDs and all of the Editor's Choice hubs for use on the niche...
by Abigail Hreha 3 weeks ago
Anyone know which are the highest and lowest traffic niche sites? From my own stats I’m seeing ToughNickel and Bellatory do pretty well while Letterpile and Delishably get much less traffic, though it could just be me.
by Sherry Hewins 3 years ago
I hope Robin will come by and comment on this one. I have been going through all of my old comments and deleting any that don't add anything to the conversation, but some of my hubs have a ton of very useful and informative comments. I don't want to throw the baby out with the bathwater.What makes...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|