Is it better to put an rss feed before or after the comments capsule? I would be interested to know what people think.
I recommend a news capsule above your comments and the RSS below, unless it's related work then put the RSS before the comments and title it like "More information"
I have just started adding news capsules to all of my hubs, they're great.
Thank you Fay for the tip about "more info" for the rss feed.
But if the sole purpose of news capsules is to keep the hub "fresh", surely it serves that purpose just as well out of the way, under the comments capsule? I mean if we want people to leave a comment on the hub they've just read, then a news (or rss) capsule before the comments would only distract from commenting. (?) Let's hear more on this.
Sometimes there is no news feeds that have any relevence to the subject mattr. In that case, I place the news capsule under the comments section. After all, it's really only there to keep your hub 'alive' so to speak.
I'm not sure how to use the rss capsules though.
I don't know, I just started using them. I put it before comments because I follow a member of the Elite that does it that way. The RSS I have been using promotes all the hubs in the 60 days challenge and so that is below comments, as the content is not related to the hub itself, but the challenge.
I agree with you, Sue. I follow Darkside's recommendation - any links to sites that aren't mine, go below the comments.
Any RSS feeds, news capsules or external links are there for Google's benefit. If the reader is going to click on a link and leave, I'd prefer it to be one of my ads
If the RSS feed is from my related website or my other related Hubs, I may put it before the comments, but not always.
I use both. It should not hurt either way. Still, I find myself placing news and RSS at the very end more and more lately.
If the RSS feed is from your own hubs (especially related hubs), you can place them above the comments. You get two benefits - backlinks and 'freshness' for your hub. Plus, a reader may want to click those links - why not lead them to your own hubs?
News capsule can be put after the comments.
Thank you Marissa and every one else. I think I'm on the right track now.
I didn't know about these news capsule thingy's, I don't like to clutter my hubs but if everyones doing it I better join in lol
yup me too Richieb, I'm searching about RSS feeds and News capsules. looks like everybody's doing it.
this is for you Sue and for everyone. I think that this hub is a good tip about RSS feeds.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Promote-Your-Ol … -RSS-Feeds
by Mike Russo6 years ago
I'm trying to understand RSS feeds. I think the capsule is a reader that aggreates feeds from other websites, but I'm not sure
by Marisa Wright6 years ago
Whether I agree with HP's new policies or not, I respect the site's right to set their own rules. However, I think one of the reasons Hubbers are getting upset isthey're getting warnings based on rules they don't...
by Lily Rose6 years ago
I thought I read the new rules about word count and Amazon links, etc. and I put in the time to fix every single hub that was on the list that HP emailed me. Apparently some hubs didn't make the list and now I'm...
by Inspirepub9 years ago
Hi guys,We recently switched one of my blog's RSS feed to FeedBurner.It seems that HubPages RSS capsules spit the dummy over the redirect.My original blog feed URL was http://raisingentrepreneurs.org/blog/feed.We have...
by Simone Haruko Smith5 years ago
You may have noticed there is no longer a tags section on the Create a Hub page, and that the option to add the RSS Capsule has been removed from the HubTool. On our blog, we have announced that we are retiring tags and...
by sergs_pogi5 years ago
I'm studying lately how to drive more traffic to my hubs, since I noticed my page views did not increase though I published more articles. So I study how to promote my hubs, and I went to RSS feeds. I now find out what...
Copyright © 2018 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.