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Which squares have the most pictures on Geograph?
Something seems to be broken - where can I report bugs?

Viewing Images

The search interface seem complicated, where can I find a simple introduction?
Who decides which photos go in the "Gallery" section and on what basis ?
Can I subscribe to a square and receive a notification when new photos are added to it?
What is the "community showcase"?

Reusing Geograph Content

Do you have an RSS feed?
Can I use a Geograph-er's text along with their pictures?

Photo Contributors

I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
Your pictures by year - are these selected on a random basis or is there a reason behind the choices ?
I've got a photo of an unknown castle (harbour, sheepfold,...) - do you know where it is?
Where can I find the reference number of a photo?
How long does a photograph stay pending?
Can I change my name to a pseudonym on a submission ?
Has any of my pictures ever featured as the front page picture?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
I've uploaded a picture, why is the square still green on my personal map?
Where do I find squares where points are available?
Can I find out which of my images have been re-used on other websites?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?

Points and Moderation

Is there a table of how many new points I acquire per month?
Is there a list of all the squares that I got personal points for?

Finding way in the forum

How do I start a new discussion?
How do I hyperlink a word or words in a Geograph forum to a URL address.
How are contributions scored in the Photo of the Week \ Year competitions?
I've got a picture of an insect (plant, pillbox, locomotive...). Can you help identify it for me?
Can I edit my post on the discussion forum?
Can I suggest a photo for the front page of Geograph?
How can I show a picture on the forum?

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