I have never had any trouble reading until I tried to get through a hub with every other word highlighted in blue -- it's horrible! Do you allow hubbers to to opt out of this annoyance?
That's how the link suggestion tool ISN'T meant to be used.
As Wry says, after you've published a Hub you'll see a button marked "suggest links".
You can highlight words or phrases in your Hub and use the button to find Hubs on that subject.
It's useful if, say, you mention a topic but don't want to go too deeply into it yourself - instead, you can refer the reader to another Hub that explains it in more detail. Otherwise, it's something you wouldn't use very often.
Unfortunately, HubPages decided to reward Hubbers for using the "suggest links" feature, with a score called "HubKarma". As a result, some Hubbers go overboard with linking in an attempt to get their HubKarma score up. I agree it's very annoying.
by Rafini7 years ago
On your profile page. Too cool! Thanks HubPages team.
by Lord Sergell of House Stark6 years ago
I think HubKarma is useful. It shows your progress here in HP though. I want HubKarma to be back please! :C
by Liz Elias6 years ago
Hi-A couple of (unrelated??) questions today... 1) I was reading the Hub Karma section, and notice it emphasies 'links to other's hubs' as a major factor. Lately, I've been using the 'suggest links'...
by Bruce Chamoff6 years ago
I have been on Hubpages for only a week, so nice to meet you all. My hubkarma is going up nicely and probably at a faster rate than my hubberscore. LOLI see a lot of forum threads about hub scores, but too many on hub...
by Patrick Kamau6 years ago
What is your Hubkarma now?Mine is 49
by sunforged6 years ago
Im very interested in what equates to a high score in this metric.I recently have been linking out aLOT as a part of a recent group challenge.My Hubkarma is 47..I understand if you want to keep it to yourself.
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