Geograph Knowledgebase / FAQ


Open source? Creative Commons? What's that all about?
Where will I find the unique ID number which you allocate to each photograph?
I don't understand Grid References - are there any sites to help me?
Could you please tell me where clay pool lane is in camphill nuneaton as it is not showin this on ur maps thank you
How do I find the location for an image
What the lettuce have hamsters to do with Geograph?

Viewing Images

Counties, I'm confused, which do you display?
Where is the link on a grid square browse page to see a centisquare map?
How do I view EXIF details for a photo on Geograph?
An image is missing, where can I report it?
The search interface seem complicated, where can I find a simple introduction?
Where do I find 'this day in the past' feature?
I've spotted a mistake. What should I do?

Reusing Geograph Content

Can I create my own photo collection based on a theme of my choice - if so, how ?

Photo Contributors

I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
Where can I see how many points I have?
Can I replace a year old photo with an identical one of better quality?
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?
Can I change my name to a pseudonym on a submission ?
I once had a forgotten location verified by Geograph. Does this facility still exist?
Has any of my pictures ever featured as the front page picture?
How do i close my account?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?
How can I retrieve pictures from Geograph to replace those lost from my home computer?
Where do I find squares where points are available?
Can I find out which of my images have been re-used on other websites?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

how do I link two photos
I have licensed an image larger than I intended, can I remove it?
Portrait images seem to be rotated when I upload them
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 do I choose tags for my images?

Points and Moderation

I have just had my first ever Cross Grid. Why none before?

Finding way in the forum

I've got a picture of an insect (plant, pillbox, locomotive...). Can you help identify it for me?
Can I suggest a photo for the front page of Geograph?
How can I show a picture on the forum?

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