Geograph Knowledgebase / FAQ


What is Geographing?
There's a page I once saw on Geograph, and I can't find it again!
Open source? Creative Commons? What's that all about?
I don't understand Grid References - are there any sites to help me?
What makes a good Geograph?
Are there any Geograph specific terminology?
How do I delete search memory?
How do I save a search to use again?
What the lettuce have hamsters to do with Geograph?
Why are you introducing Geographical Context?

Viewing Images

Counties, I'm confused, which do you display?
I've seen little thumbs-up symbols around the site, what are they?
The search interface seem complicated, where can I find a simple introduction?
Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
Why can select only one image per group in search?

Reusing Geograph Content

Do you have an RSS feed?
I would be interested in using Geograph content, is that possible?
Can I use photos in publication?

Photo Contributors

How do I find which squares need photographing?
Why must I agree to allow commercial use of my image?
I have licensed a larger size than I intended, what should I do?
Your pictures by year - are these selected on a random basis or is there a reason behind the choices ?
How do I delete a shared description I created in error?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?
Can I change the category of photos submitted a year or more ago?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

how do I link two photos
What's the ideal size for an image submitted to Geograph?
One of my shots was supplemental, I think should be a geograph.
What are shared descriptions, and how can I add them?
How do I create links between my pics and between my pics and other pics
How do I put web links, URL's or links to geograph pictures into descriptions?
How accurate do I have to locate photos to submit to Geograph?
How can I take better photos?

Points and Moderation

Do you accept multiple images per square?
What are TPoints, how do they work?
Is it possible to get a point for a "supplemental"?
family snap

Other Contributors

Collections on Geograph record the number of visitors to them. Do they record the visits of the collection authors?

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