What is a summary and how do I add one to my hubs
all of my hubs are marked with an "A" which says they're missing a summary. So how do I add a summary?
When you are constructing a hub, to the right under the types of capsules you can add, e.g., text, photo, etc., there will be another section that includes tags you can add, and second to the right of tags, is summary. Click on "summary" and you can type in two-three sentences to provide a brief synopsis of your hub. Hope that helps.
A Hub Summary is the description of your article that identifies it in Search Engines. You should write a brief description of your Hub, generally 2-3 sentences that will grab the reader. If you don't write your own Hub Summary, HubPages will create one automatically based on your keywords. It is best that you write it yourself because there is no guarantee that your Summary will be exactly the way you intend it to be listed. Here is a link from the Learning Center that explains this in greater detail: http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/How- … ub-Summary
I hope that this answers your question!
A summary is a short description of what your hub is about. To add a summary to your already existing hub go to your account and click edit next to the hub you want to add a summary to. Once the hub opens in edit mode, on the right side of the page, you will see the word Summary written in blue. Click on it and it will bring up a Hub Summary box. Write a short summary for your hub and when you are done click on the Done Editing button at the top of the (hub) page. Once you do this and go back to your account the A next to that hub should be gone.
You can summarize by getting only the main idea and the details on each paragraph...Making an outline is a great help for in that way you can create one sentence per paragraph and narrow down the subdetails...
They end up being what searchers see on the search pages. I have just been editing some of the summaries I put in earlier because now I know how important they are. I tended to just put the first paragraph from my hubs--just to get it done. But now I realize they were too long (recommended is 155-200) words and didn't contain any of my keywords.
Here you can add some attractive part of your hubpages so that readers are ready to read that hub.
It is like face of your hubpage to tell readers what the hubpage is all about.
see the screenshot by @arksy
here you add your summary. (you can't think of proper words, you can simply add first few lines of your hubpage)
when making summary, don't forget to use key words of the articles. This way, it would be easier to search through search engine.
Thank you. This was very helpful. I had the same exact question.
by Suzanne Day 4 years ago
Just a suggestion. The add → text which appears in the description field has appeared on my hub summaries, even though I have put text in. This involves me having to go back and edit all the hubs again. Is it possible to make add → text disappear as soon as something is written in the field?
by Madison Gardiner. 5 years ago
How do I add a summary to a hub?All of my hubs have the gray A, meaning lacking summary, next to them. I've been looking around for where I add it in, but I must be blind. Any help?-The Noob
by Laura Rash 6 years ago
OK - I've tried google and yahoo and even when I type in my exact hub title I'm not finding it ANYWHERE!Why and how can I correct this so I can earn money?I have tags built in and everything... not too sure what I'm missing and need some help please.
by Nicola Thompson 5 years ago
Should I have a Summary?I rarely ever really do a summary, mainly because I don't think about it. But when I have gone to do one, I find that it doesn't flow well to the Hub, and it just seems to make for an awkward introduction. However, as I was writing the first section to a hub, I noticed some...
by VivBounty 23 months ago
Can someone please help me? I've seen some really sub quality hubs out here. I write well and yet my hubs are being unpublished and continuously picked on for sub quality. I'm offended. You're making it not fun to be a hubber. http://vivbounty.hubpages.com/hub/firew … -plus-help
by Peter-Jan Celis 7 years ago
Hi,The title says it all. I am wondering whether the standard summary Hubpages recommend is good enough or whether one should write a good summary for each hub.Thanks!
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