How is HubScore and Hubber Score computed?

HubScore takes into account many factors and will change over time as data continues to stream in. It will also fluctuate quite a bit, seemingly at random, and that is nothing to worry about. The most important HubScore components that you should be concerned with include:

  • The quality of the article - as measured through the Quality Assessment Process as well as reader consumption of and interaction with the article

  • Whether the article is Featured - as well as whether the article has succeeded in moving to a Network Site

  • Hubber reputation - a Hubber's overall Hubber Score and positive contribution to the community.

  • Article engagement - including the number of comments the article receives as well as reader engagement with interactive elements such as article Q&A, polls, quizzes, etc.

Hubber Score is the score that is associated with your profile and can be considered to be somewhat of a composite of your HubScores as well as measurements of your general behavior on HubPages. The most important Hubber Score components that you should be concerned with include:

  • HubScores - the collective HubScores of your articles

  • Passing the Quality Assessment Process - how successful your articles have been at passing the Quality Assessment Process

  • HubPages Network Sites - how often your articles have been chosen for HubPages Network Sites

  • Publishing articles - how often you actively publish new articles.

We reserve the right to change the factors used to assess HubScore and Hubber Score as we continue to determine the factors that indicate great content. The bottom line is if you write original, useful content, your HubScores and Hubber Score will eventually reflect the quality and work you've put into your articles. Please try to avoid getting too hung up on HubScores and Hubber Score.

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