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General

There's a page I once saw on Geograph, and I can't find it again!
Who built this marvellous site?
What's the easiest way to find out if any of my photos have featured on "Today's photo" ?
Where will I find the unique ID number which you allocate to each photograph?
How can I change the text size, or make the page easier to read?
Something seems to be broken - where can I report bugs?
I have changed my email address. Can I change the existing email address or do I have to reregister?

Viewing Images

Counties, I'm confused, which do you display?
I've seen little thumbs-up symbols around the site, what are they?
Where is the link on a grid square browse page to see a centisquare map?
How are the recent photos on the RH side of main page generated? Is it hamsters or humans?
Where do I find 'this day in the past' feature?
Who decides which photos go in the "Gallery" section and on what basis ?
Can I see the distribution of pictures within a gridsquare?
Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
How can I find out which of my photos have Tpoints?
Can I subscribe to a square and receive a notification when new photos are added to it?
Are images on Geograph automatically uploaded to Google Earth as well?
What is the "community showcase"?

Reusing Geograph Content

I would be interested in using Geograph content, is that possible?
Can I use photos in publication?
Can I use a Geograph-er's text along with their pictures?
Can I re-use a Geograph article elsewhere? How about copyright?

Photo Contributors

How do I find which squares need photographing?
I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
I have licensed a larger size than I intended, what should I do?
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 do I delete a photo sent in by error?
How long does a photograph stay pending?
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 add a shared description to a submited photo?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
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?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

Do I need to resize my photos? Are there size limits?
I made a mistake on my submission, how do I change it?
What's the ideal size for an image submitted to Geograph?
I'd like to see what the submission process looks like before I try it out. Can you show me?
I have licensed an image larger than I intended, can I remove it?
How do l drag multiple images into the multi-upload tool?
My image is in correct orientation in all programs like windows photo viewer geograph rotates it on upload
There are too many steps in the submission process. Can I do it all in one go?
What are shared descriptions, and how can I add them?
How do I put web links, URL's or links to geograph pictures into descriptions?
How do I enable the Geographical Context based Submission process?
My connection is slow. Can I upload while I'm away and fill in the details later?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?

Points and Moderation

What are TPoints, how do they work?
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?

Other Contributors

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

Finding way in the forum

How do I start a new discussion?
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?

Other

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