hub scores

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  1. Doneta Wrate profile image89
    Doneta Wrateposted 2 months ago

    My best hub for traffic which gets 40 views a week and climbing has a hub score of only 82.  I have two other hubs which have not had a single view in one month and they have the same score about.  That does not make any sense.  Can anyone explain?

    1. Titia profile image93
      Titiaposted 2 months agoin reply to this

      I never pay attention to the hubscores, because there's no logic in them.

    2. Eurofile profile image97
      Eurofileposted 2 months agoin reply to this

      I have a vague idea at the back of my mind that we have to aim for a score of 80 to get a hub featured. My hub scores go up and down regularly.

      1. DrMark1961 profile image96
        DrMark1961posted 2 months agoin reply to this

        When  I read your comment I went and checked. Most of my articles have scores in the 80s or 90s, but I did find one featured article with a score of 72. It has about 50,000 page views, most of those through Google.
        Like most of the others who commented on this: the system makes absolutely no sense to me.

        1. Eurofile profile image97
          Eurofileposted 2 months agoin reply to this

          I agree. Much of hub pages is still a mystery to me.

    3. Jodah profile image91
      Jodahposted 2 months agoin reply to this

      I have one hub getting over 250 views a week, 16,440 views ever and only has a hub score of 76. I have hubs with score of 95 that never get anywhere as many views.

    4. RJ Schwartz profile image91
      RJ Schwartzposted 2 months agoin reply to this

      Those of us who have been on HP for a while just ignore them

  2. Rupert Taylor profile image96
    Rupert Taylorposted 2 months ago

    This subject comes up every few weeks and from what I have learned the Hub Score is a machine-generated computation that is beyond human understanding.

  3. Doneta Wrate profile image89
    Doneta Wrateposted 2 months ago

    Titia and Rupert, thank you for your replies.  That explains everything.

  4. Doneta Wrate profile image89
    Doneta Wrateposted 2 months ago

    I am going to guess the hub scores make some kind of sense to the editors.

  5. Kenna McHugh profile image89
    Kenna McHughposted 2 months ago

    I have observed: There is an overall average score for articles. There is a score for each article, and there is a score for the forum.

    Edit: What they mean, I haven't a clue.

  6. eugbug profile image97
    eugbugposted 2 months ago

    The scores are just carrots to act as an incentive to us plebs to improve articles.

  7. PaulGoodman67 profile image97
    PaulGoodman67posted 2 months ago

    As has been said by others, the hub scores are only there to give a general indication of how good the hub is. In practice, as the scores are auto-generated and just crude indicators, plus they aren't directly related to views and earnings, you learn to ignore them after you've been here a while.

  8. NNazir profile image56
    NNazirposted 2 months ago

    I can smile on this comment RJ Scheartz

  9. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 8 weeks ago

    As an example of how important they are or not I submitted my/ lowest scoring hub with 61 to be considered for Letterpile. The hub is a year or so old and I made no changes. It was successful (required no editing) and is now on a niche site. It’s score rose to 63.

    1. Doneta Wrate profile image89
      Doneta Wrateposted 8 weeks agoin reply to this

      Thank you Jodah.  That is good to know.

  10. ILoveLegosToo profile image83
    ILoveLegosTooposted 8 weeks ago

    I have a similar story as Jodah.  As I've had a hub score go from the 70s to now hovering in the high 80s and low 90s.  Still mostly the same content with a modification now and then.  Same thing happened with my Hubber score where it once was in the 60s and now hovers in the low 80s.  The assumption is if you follow the directions by HubPages, the scores will reflect that, but I take them more as suggestions than something I need to follow.

  11. NFHavock profile image81
    NFHavockposted 6 weeks ago

    After going through the discussion, I am both more confused about Hub scores and have realized that they serve seemingly very little to no purpose. Day one point of view, maybe it'll change with a little time.

    1. Doneta Wrate profile image89
      Doneta Wrateposted 6 weeks agoin reply to this

      my conclusion exactly.  And others more experienced than I seem to agree.


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