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Help: Cheatsheet

This page lists every metatag available for tagging and searching, as well as additional information about syntax. For basic information about tags, what they are, and how to use them, see the tag help page.

These tags and syntaxes are used to search for posts.

Basics ^

cat dog
 Search for posts that are tagged with both cat and dog. Tags are separated by spaces.

red_panda african_wild_dog
Words within each tag are separated by underscores.

~cat ~dog
Search for posts that are tagged either cat or dog (or both). May not work well when combined with other syntaxes.

-chicken
Search for posts that don't have the chicken tag.

fox -chicken
Search for posts that are tagged with fox and are not tagged with chicken.

african_*
Search for posts with any tag that starts with african_, such as african_wild_dog or african_golden_cat. May not work well when combined with other syntaxes.
Limit one wildcard per search.

User-Based Metatags ^

These metatags are used to search for posts based on user-related information.

The basic form is metatag:username (e.g., favoritedby:Bob)

Search What it does
user:Bob Posts uploaded by Bob
favoritedby:Bob Posts favorited by Bob
voted:anything Posts you voted on. Only works while logged in.
votedup:anything Posts you upvoted. Only works while logged in.
voteddown:anything Posts you downvoted. Only works while logged in.
approvedby:Bob Posts approved by Bob
deletedby:Bob Posts deleted by Bob

Post-Based Metatags ^

These metatags are used to search for posts based on post-related information.

Sorting ^

By default, posts are ordered from highest ID to lowest ID (newest posts first). This is the same as order:-id.

Search What it does Search What it does
order:id Oldest to newest order:random Orders posts randomly
order:score Highest score first order:score_asc Lowest score first
order:favcount Most favorites first order:favcount_asc Least favorites first
order:tagcount Most tags first order:tagcount_asc Least tags first
order:desclength Longest description firstorder:desclength_asc Shortest description first
order:comments Most comments first order:comments_asc Least comments first
order:mpixels Largest resolution first order:mpixels_asc Smallest resolution first
order:filesize Largest file size first order:filesize_asc Smallest file size first
order:landscape Wide and short to tall and thin order:portrait Tall and thin to wide and short

*Does nothing, default behavior