Do you like the new 'my account' page?

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  1. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Don't know why, but I prefer the older one. Maybe I'll get used to this new one.
    I hardly see any change on HP that I don't like so got to ask others if they like this or not?

    1. Enni82 profile image79
      Enni82posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      So far I like to the one better as well!

    2. Taleb80 profile image82
      Taleb80posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with you.
      especially that statistics it is narrower than before and you have to scroll down a lot.
      But I liked adding Questions I follow.

  2. Len Cannon profile image89
    Len Cannonposted 7 years ago

    I do like it, but the smaller tables make it a little harder to parse hub info.  I think having a cleaner navigation is more important but it is a bit of an eye strain when looking at specific numbers for hubs.

    1. profile image0
      zampanoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree.
      I had a look at the code and the tag is <table>.
      They could have done it proportional to the navigator window's width.
      Just a small touch but a big effect.

  3. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Checked it again. Why is it hurting my eyes? Especially the left navigation column.

    1. KevCC profile image69
      KevCCposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No

      1. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
        Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You're saying that you don't like it?

        1. KevCC profile image69
          KevCCposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Yes

          1. G Miah profile image83
            G Miahposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            No

  4. 2uesday profile image80
    2uesdayposted 7 years ago

    I am finding the new page slower to use as the amount of scrolling down needed to view all the hubs.


    The older version worked well even if I viewed it in a larger size 'typeface' (as in left my reading glasses upstairs).  Maybe anyone who needs to view it with the type enlarged because of difficulty reading on screen type might not find it as easy as the old style account page to view.

    1. barryrutherford profile image79
      barryrutherfordposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      This is a good time to create groups. Trust me I have found creating groups very worthwhile.

  5. Tinsky profile image96
    Tinskyposted 7 years ago

    I like it!

  6. G Miah profile image83
    G Miahposted 7 years ago

    I actually like it becaus eit's bigger and layed out better.

    I think the Hubpages team have changed it to suit the Ipad and Iphones and android devices more so it's suitable for easier navigation.

    Any else think that?

    1. sunforged profile image76
      sunforgedposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      when we make sites they can show different versions based on the browser that is accessing the site - so there is never a reason to make the "site" mobile friendly at the deficit of a normal browser, you simply serve a different version to those visitors

  7. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    G Miah, it wouldn't surprise me if they wanted it to look better on Facebook. But I run a serious business from a laptop most days. Mobile devices just aren't suited to the kind of research, analysis and writing that I have to do - AND DO QUICKLY.

    I hope they haven't decided that mobile devices are more important than the stuff that we actually do our work on. It wouldn't surprise me if there was a cool factor attached to the change, but it doesn't work as well. At the end of the day that's all I'm interested in.

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
      Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      HP can always allow us to opt the older version. Would be great if one can choose between the two.

      1. BRIAN SLATER profile image86
        BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        the sooner the better smile

        1. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
          Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Especially when most people on this thread seem to hate the new version.

  8. Trsmd profile image58
    Trsmdposted 7 years ago

    Yes. the new one is better than the old one and attractive also..

  9. Randy Godwin profile image91
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    Not too much!  I would rather HP make it easier to check when our affiliate codes, or those of HP, are being applied to our hubs.  You know, instead of having to check each hub every hour by manually checking the ads.  Perhaps an indicator on each listed hub on our account listing.

    It also seems as if those hubs with rising traffic have the HP code on them most of the time, but this could just be my experience.  The stats on those also seem to be missing many of the link sources.

  10. camlo profile image89
    camloposted 7 years ago

    I like the look, but looks aren't everything. It should be practical for its users.
    I'd agree with others who say the columns are too narrow. I'd have thought they'd also have considered those with many Hubs, who already found a lot of scrolling inconvenient. As Sunforged says, different versions for different devices would be a good idea and, in general, the new version is not easy to navigate, at least not as easy as the old version.
    Apparently, there'll be a second round of changes, so let's hope these issues are sorted out.

  11. humagaia profile image55
    humagaiaposted 7 years ago

    I have lost the '7 days views' column. Yesterday the 7 days was there. I would rather lose the slideshow views columns than the 7 days. Yesterday the slideshow views were missing and the 7 days column was there.
    Anyone know how I can get the 7 days column back.
    I wish HP would leave well alone - the old version was perfectly adequate for all my purposes.
    And what have they done to the Home page?
    The new standard style is OK BUT I customized my homepage and all the widgets are now disabled - more frustration as the widgets I set up were to enable me to check certain hubs on a regular basis whilst analysing backlinking strategies - please, please, please HP STOP changing things that are not broken - and give me back my customized homepage.

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image61
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      please, please, please HP STOP changing things that are not broken.

      ^ This

  12. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    Humagaia, you have captured my angst well. I'm also am tired of having things fixed that aren't broken.

  13. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I don't like it at all!

    1. iamalegend profile image71
      iamalegendposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      like it

    2. profile image61
      C.J. Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Me either. Where is the "Hubers You Follow" link now?

      1. camlo profile image89
        camloposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Under 'Activity'.

        1. profile image61
          C.J. Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks, I figured that out, right after I posted....

  14. Shadesbreath profile image83
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    I don't like it. For one, the visual weight is all on the left so they forgot to consider aesthetics when they built it (that is probably why it's hurting your eyes, whoever asked that). In addition, I actually have LESS information on my screen in a glance than I used to, which is disappointing.

    However, I can only assume they've done this for a reason, as HP has usually always had a plan, so I'm waiting to discover what it is. I confess to not using 98% of the tracking/monetizing stuff they have here, so I'm sure it has to do with more of that.

    1. Bronson_Hub profile image61
      Bronson_Hubposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Visual weight on the left may cause us to lean over time, or at least feel like we're leaning to the left.  I do notice that I have my left leg crossed over my right leg when I look at the account page.

      You've been a hubber for a while, Shades.  Which useful information pieces aren't there anymore?  I haven't had enough time to really acclimate to the settings page, yet.

  15. K Kiss profile image80
    K Kissposted 7 years ago

    I am not liking it at all...makes me want to come less on hubpages sad

  16. GAbaptist profile image75
    GAbaptistposted 7 years ago

    I don't really mind the layout, but some of the modules do not work for me. Under the "Earnings" tab, none of the hyperlinks to Adsense, Amazon, or anywhere seem to be working. Is anyone else have a problem with this?

  17. PurpleOne profile image86
    PurpleOneposted 7 years ago

    I don't like it at all. REALLY wish they'd go back to the old one.

  18. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 7 years ago

    Perhaps ads - trying to sell hubbers stuff like "how to make more money online" - will appear eventually on the stats page. We become a captive audience at that point. It's really the only reason to condense everything and leave so much white space. No one else sees it.

    1. Aya Katz profile image81
      Aya Katzposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Who would gain from placing ads there? We've been trained by HP not to click on any ads.

  19. Christene profile image71
    Christeneposted 7 years ago

    I don't like it.

    Now my hub titles are two and three lines deep.
    The 7 day stats being removed is not helpful.
    There's a lot of wasted space.
    I wish the number of comments column was not the first thing after hubscore. It throws me off when trying to look down my traffic columns.

  20. lorlie6 profile image83
    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    I'm going to give it some time before I come to any conclusion.  Change is always a bit challenging.

  21. Pcunix profile image92
    Pcunixposted 7 years ago

    Put me down on the ugly and less useful side.

  22. Charles James profile image78
    Charles Jamesposted 7 years ago

    I do not understand the new layout. I cannot find "hubbers I follow" or "comments I made" - both of which I found useful.

    I also cannot find my hubtivity.

    The new layout needs rethinking.

  23. She-rah profile image77
    She-rahposted 7 years ago

    Don't like it! Can't find my trackers, STILL, anyone know where to find them??? Every time I learn something or become accustomed to it, I have to go back and relearn everything when it changes, takes me time, time I don't have, just to figure out how to navigate and search all over for various things...

    1. She-rah profile image77
      She-rahposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Found it! Been looking all over since last night!

  24. Gina Coole profile image80
    Gina Cooleposted 7 years ago

    Don't like at all - need more column space for the titles!

  25. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Since the re-vamp, HP pages won't even fit on my puter screen. I have to scroll left and right to see an entire page. I don't know how to re-format.

    1. Len Cannon profile image89
      Len Cannonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, what is your resolution at?  It has to be really low or you're using some a non-mobile webpage on mobile device.

      If you are on a desktop computer, go to your PC's desktop, right click, hit personalize, and go to display settings. you should be able to change the resolution from there.

  26. Peggy W profile image97
    Peggy Wposted 7 years ago

    I guess I'll get used to it, but I found the old way much easier to quickly navigate.  So put me down in the "no" column.

  27. starme77 profile image68
    starme77posted 7 years ago

    yeah - put me down in the no column too - I can't find where fan mail is - I see comments - but not fan mail -  not nearly as user friendly sad

  28. BRIAN SLATER profile image86
    BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years ago

    It's horrible- I want the old version back.
    Its too small and bunched up and I hope Hp will allow us to go back to the old version asap. I agree with Nellie why try and fix something that isn't broke. sad

  29. barryrutherford profile image79
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    Put me down as liking it  smile

    1. The Donkey profile image58
      The Donkeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Right there with you.

  30. KarinaKate profile image60
    KarinaKateposted 7 years ago

    UGH! I don't like this at all. Now to check my stats, I have to through this whole process of clicking on the category, instead of just getting a quick glance that will tell me all I need to know. With this new format, something quick and easy has become something laborious.

    What was the point of this, anyway?

    1. The Donkey profile image58
      The Donkeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I wonder if they'll start changing the interfaces all the time like Facebook does, hmm...

  31. Rik Ravado profile image90
    Rik Ravadoposted 7 years ago

    Awesome - the Hubbers, have turned.  Could this be our Cairo moment?  The start of a revolution?  What happened to our unquestioning loyalty? 

    Actually, I don't like it either but its not often the Hub Team get things wrong! smile

  32. The Donkey profile image58
    The Donkeyposted 7 years ago

    I'm liking the new one!

    1. snigdha.s profile image73
      snigdha.sposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Any change takes time for acceptance ,but as of now the looks are very depressing and i feel there is something missing,maybe a personal touch.Doesn't look very interactive

  33. Pcunix profile image92
    Pcunixposted 7 years ago

    It just changed again. Better than it was this morning. I withdraw my objection.

  34. Christene profile image71
    Christeneposted 7 years ago

    It's much better!

  35. Suzanne Day profile image95
    Suzanne Dayposted 7 years ago

    I still like the old one as the new one is slower, has more borders etc when it needs plain info only, harder to see all of the information on one screen (ie, lots of scrolling to see hub stats etc). Plus it's funny having the fan mail in a different place to the profile...I liked the old one because it was very simple and relayed the information very quickly. None of this black boxes stuff ; ) Still you can't blame anyone for trying something on to see if it fits!

  36. K Kiss profile image80
    K Kissposted 7 years ago

    it changed again to something better...so I guess I am alright with this one..

  37. KristenGrace profile image60
    KristenGraceposted 7 years ago

    I like the new one.  Doesn't bother me. smile

  38. Bronson_Hub profile image61
    Bronson_Hubposted 7 years ago

    Looks like a work in progress. Witholding judgment until next week, Sunday, 8pm.  Why that specific time?  Because that's an awesome music album by Faithless!

  39. BRIAN SLATER profile image86
    BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years ago

    I don't like it at all- why change a winning formula. It sucks sad

 
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