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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?
what is a thumbed photo?
I don't understand Grid References - are there any sites to help me?
Which squares have the most pictures on Geograph?
How do I: change my password
How do I send private emails
This site is AMAZING. Are there similar sites for the rest of the world?
How can I edit my profile?
What the lettuce have hamsters to do with Geograph?
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

I disagree with the location or title of an image - what can I do?
Where is the link on a grid square browse page to see a centisquare map?
How do photographs get into the Galleries? and how then do they get into the 'Highest Rated'?
What are those little thumbs to the right of the images about?
Where do I find 'this day in the past' feature?
Who decides which photos go in the "Gallery" section and on what basis ?
how do I view photos of the day
Can I see the distribution of pictures within a gridsquare?
Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
I've spotted a mistake. What should I do?
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?
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?
I'm an artist and would like to use a scene from a geograph in a painting. Is that acceptable?
Can I use photos in publication?

Photo Contributors

How do I find which squares need photographing?
I have licensed a larger size than I intended, 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 entered the wrong date in the "date taken" field before submitting. Can I change it?
How do I find the use if my photos ,thumbed ,etc
How do you cite on geograph co uk
Does Geograph accept interior photographs?
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 ?
I have just joined the site and wondered if I could upload photos with link to my own website on them
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?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

I made a mistake on my submission, how do I change it?
how do I link two photos
I have licensed an image larger than I intended, can I remove it?
I have an interesting old photograph/postcard, can I submit it to Geograph?
I need to remove a picture I uploaded, is this possible?
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?
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?

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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