The floating floor installation is the most popular. Edge gluing and floating the floor is less expensive, less messy and easier to replace a board. The floor will move slightly when walked on, especially if the floor is not perfectly level. Floating floors have more of a tendency to squeak than full glue down floors.
A full glue down or double glue down take more time and have a more solid feel but replacing boards if needed is more difficult. Glue can be messy to work with so it must quickly be wiped up immediately.
A how to installation video for installing Wideplank Hardwood Flooring, using a method that is called Nail & Bead Glue. It is important that when installing wide plank hardwood flooring you need to understand the risks of incorrect installation and follow a correct installation method as outlined above.