Geograph Knowledgebase / FAQ

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Who built this marvellous site?
What makes a good Geograph?
Why are you introducing Geographical Context?

Viewing Images

I disagree with the location or title of an image - what can I do?
Counties, I'm confused, which do you display?
I've seen little thumbs-up symbols around the site, what are they?
How do I view EXIF details for a photo on Geograph?
I've spotted a mistake. What should I do?

Reusing Geograph Content

Do you have an RSS feed?
I'm an artist and would like to use a scene from a geograph in a painting. Is that acceptable?
Can I create my own photo collection based on a theme of my choice - if so, how ?

Photo Contributors

I entered the wrong date in the "date taken" field before submitting. Can I change it?
I've got a photo of an unknown castle (harbour, sheepfold,...) - do you know where it is?
Does Geograph accept interior photographs?
How do I write a word in italics for the scientific name of an organism?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

Do I need to resize my photos? Are there size limits?
There are too many steps in the submission process. Can I do it all in one go?
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 can I take better photos?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
Can I upload an annotated version of a photograph to point out particular features?

Points and Moderation

What is a Supplemental image?
Is there a table of how many new points I acquire per month?

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.
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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