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« on: October 04, 2014, 02:01 »
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Recently I had uploaded 11 photos to Istock and finally get approved and I saw it on my portfolio, but when I enter the keyword on Istock, it cant find one of them, anyone facing same problem?


« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2014, 02:14 »
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I think it may take a few hours for them to start appearing in the search engine. At least that is the case with SS.

« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2014, 05:46 »
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It's usually a database refreshing / caching issue as noted above, but if not there's a discussion of the issue here:

http://www.istockphoto.com/forum_messages.php?threadid=362915&page=1

« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2014, 04:56 »
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http://www.istockphoto.com/photo/the-nine-emperor-gods-festival-in-ampang-48471972?st=e0411ae
Above the link is one of my missing photo.

For my missing photos, I tried to key in Nine Emperor Gods to seach my photos but it didnt show it ,it so weird that some other photos with same keyword but it show up.
http://www.istockphoto.com/photos/nine+emperor+gods#e0076e4

But when I put "Nine Emperor Gods", with quotes around it, it shown me the photos
http://www.istockphoto.com/photos/%22nine+emperor+gods%22#761bcb5

Anyone facing same problem with me?Thanks

ShadySue

« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2014, 05:06 »
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http://www.istockphoto.com/photo/the-nine-emperor-gods-festival-in-ampang-48471972?st=e0411ae
Above the link is one of my missing photo.

For my missing photos, I tried to key in Nine Emperor Gods to seach my photos but it didnt show it ,it so weird that some other photos with same keyword but it show up.
http://www.istockphoto.com/photos/nine+emperor+gods#e0076e4

But when I put "Nine Emperor Gods", with quotes around it, it shown me the photos
http://www.istockphoto.com/photos/%22nine+emperor+gods%22#761bcb5

Anyone facing same problem with me?Thanks

It's a controlled vocabulary issue. 'Nine Emperor Gods' isn't in the CV, so it has to be searched for in quotations.
Possibly because of that issue, or maybe because of 'happy ignorance', that contributor has keyworded Nine, Emperor and God, so their photos show up in a search without quotes and the search splits into the three words.

It's unfortunate, and doesn't encouage clean keywording, but it's a fact of iS life.

Luckily for you, someone had added 'Nine Emperor Gods' to the badly named 'for your own use' category before you added your pics.
Nowadays, if you need a new two or more word keyword phrase which isn't in the CV, you can't even get that, so the image can't even be searched with the phrase in quotations.
That was supposed to be going to be fixed several months ago, but as of last week, it hadn't been.


 

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