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« Reply #50 on: April 30, 2013, 01:09 »
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also add

history (ancient ruins, etc)
religion
art
architecture
animals


« Reply #51 on: April 30, 2013, 01:28 »
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And

Miscellaneous
Other

:)



« Reply #52 on: April 30, 2013, 11:49 »
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And

Miscellaneous
Other

:)

if this is for the network searching we wouldn't want an 'other' category, since it would return all other sites, but wouldn't be content specific -- eg, a 'complementary' network search would return others with 'travel' or 'animals' if you have those, while a 'different' search would skip those

« Reply #53 on: April 30, 2013, 12:47 »
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You are right, so:

medicine & health
technology
transport
signs &  symbols
business & finance
flowers & plants
education
tools & accessories
holidays
sport
events

and maybe separate category

isolated on white 
:)





« Last Edit: April 30, 2013, 13:14 by ajt »

« Reply #54 on: April 30, 2013, 15:14 »
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I think I may have gotten just a little carried away with categories  :)

       
    Abstract | Backgrounds | Textures
        Seamless
    Animals
        Birds
        Cats Domestic and Wild
        Cows
        Dogs
            Andalusian Podenco
            Basenji
            Bouvier des Flandres
            Boxer
            Bracco Italiano
            Collies | various breeds of Collie
            Dachshund
            Dobermann
            German Shepherd Dog
            Hungarian Vizsla
            Jack Russell Terriers
            Mastiff
            Mixed breed dogs
            Retrievers Labrador
            Rottweiler
            Spaniels | various breeds of Spaniel
            Terriers | various breeds of Terrier
            Tibetan Terrier
            Weimaraner
            Yorkshire Terrier
        Fox
        Hedgehog
        Horses
        Otters
        Sheep
        Spiders | Insects | Bugs
        Squirrels
    Architecture | Interiors
    Beauty | Fashion
    Business
    Cities | Rural | Places
    Composites
    Concepts
    Country
        England | UK | Great Britain
        Spain
    Design | Elements
    Events
        Engagement
        Wedding
    Exclusive   
        Digital | Flame
        Flames | Fire | Photographic
    Food | Drink
Health
    Healthcare
    Illustrations
    Industry
    Isolations
    Landscape
    Miscellaneous
    Nature
    Objects
    People
        Baby
        Child | Children
        Couple
        Female
        Male
        Males two or more
    Plants | Flowers
        Bouquets
        Flower | Closeup
        Growing | Flowers | Plants
    Season
        Autumn | Fall
        Spring
        Summer
        Winter
    Seasonal
        Christmas
        Easter
        Halloween
        Valentine
    Signs | Symbols | Icons
    Sport | Dance | Pastimes
    Symbiostock Featured Images
    Technology
    Transport
    Travel
    Vintage | Retro

Leo Blanchette

« Reply #55 on: April 30, 2013, 16:08 »
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Um - wao!

Although it might seem highly impractical - maybe there is a pre existing taxonomy system out there that covers a huge amount of subjects?

« Reply #56 on: April 30, 2013, 16:15 »
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Um - wao!

Although it might seem highly impractical - maybe there is a pre existing taxonomy system out there that covers a huge amount of subjects?

we're starting to confuse 2 different 'category' lists here -- one is already there for images and can be made as detailed as anyone wants

the one we were discussing here is to be used to match (or not) with other network sites, so the categories should be more generic -- i'd include flowers under 'nature', eg - more like the list of topics that people are giving for the network pages

« Reply #57 on: April 30, 2013, 22:13 »
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+1 cascoly
Only parent category, otherwise the list becomes useless. At this point a botanist can easily put a lot of pages between Latin and common names. We don't need a CV in this case.

« Reply #58 on: May 01, 2013, 00:56 »
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I've developed a deep rooted allergy for categories from dealing with the useless info some micro sites need to have for every single image.  >:( >:( >:(

Here is how I understand this: It is one categorization per SY site  ;D - Really, I think I can deal with that: Once, I'd go through the whole category list and tick every category item that I've photos that fit in. Maybe even with options like "well covered", "so-so"", "just a few"... Some advanced future system might be even be able to do that by query the "image"-keywords.  When I have done my shooting and uploaded a brand new killer batch  ;D I'd come back and tick a new "site"-category. Done! Not too bad, I think.

And here's my understanding on how my "not too-hard" categorization work would be used: A detailed category taxonomy on a per site NOT per image level would open doors to an extremely powerful search and networking tool. This list contains now for a certain (sub-)category all sites that cover it with images. It could be available, regularly updated and synchronized over the SY network on every single SY site. Buyers can search within those categories and get useful results because the SY system knows now which sites in the network to look up and display results from. Buyers can just "browse" the network (hop from site to site) guided by this list that always shows the top x SY sites that cover a chosen category featuring a number of y images automatically found with the "site"-category term used as a "image"-keyword search. - This could rock!!! :o

The category taxonomy I imagine should be detailed enough so that at the end of its many tree-like branches an average number of z links to Symbiostock sites can be found that have images falling under the corresponding specific category. It should be still coarse enough that we could display a meaningful "site"-category cloud on our SY sites that inspires our buyers to look for something they weren't even dreaming about.

The parameters of x, y, and z need to be determined by site performance, network (search) performance, manageability of (search) results to display, ...

If done right this will be a blast!

« Reply #59 on: May 01, 2013, 02:02 »
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I've developed a deep rooted allergy for categories from dealing with the useless info some micro sites need to have for every single image.  >:( >:( >:(

Here is how I understand this: It is one categorization per SY site  ;D -

I have the same aversion top categories in agencies, since their categories have hundreds ofthousands of images

here, though, i'd see > 1 category per site, since most sites will cover more than 1-- but limited to some small number

what you suggest for network searching is what should start to become available; similar fine searches can be done with keywords, though  not sure yet how performance will be affected. (the number of images on each site for each keyword is already stored)


if keywords per site were collected, there'd be a 'last updated' field that would maintain a fairly fresh database, by sending queries whenever a site had some free time to process

« Reply #60 on: May 01, 2013, 02:59 »
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Is this something the clients are going to see or will it just be the site owners?  Is it something that is going to be fully visible from our own sites or available on the hub site (is the hub site something that will control everything else  and what everyone sees and who will control that and how does it work ?  )

 I do not think I am  following this very well (I absorb things much better when I can see them than when I try and read them)

« Reply #61 on: May 01, 2013, 11:32 »
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Is this something the clients are going to see or will it just be the site owners?  Is it something that is going to be fully visible from our own sites or available on the hub site (is the hub site something that will control everything else  and what everyone sees and who will control that and how does it work ?  )

 I do not think I am  following this very well (I absorb things much better when I can see them than when I try and read them)

all the above - mostly because it's still in design phase!  here are my ideas:   have the info available to all site owners who participate in the network, through their admin page.  the info collected to be stored in a central site somewhere (I can host, eg,  if Leo decides it's not appropriate to keep in on symbiostock.com)  there needs to be some control for the design and writing to the db, but everyone should be able to access it for reports.  some reports will be supplied as requested, and others can write their own using MySQL

Leo's adding some features already to network search that we had originally thought would be extras.  a lot will depend on processing times & size of network -- eg, the sort of search by keyword analysis outlined above would porobably need an external db, not access to every network site;  should become a lot clearer after the next release

hotwalkn

  • ...I have a lens fetish...

« Reply #62 on: May 01, 2013, 12:51 »
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Editorial

« Reply #63 on: May 11, 2013, 06:01 »
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So I am in & I like it, SY helps me to merge few Ideas I already got, but had no time to create something as massive as Leo did. Thanks a lot !
My site is not yet enabled for sales, cause first I need to see the traffic numbers and polish it a bit.

So Leo if You still need some ideas on networking, I am going to point them out to be short

- unlimited network slots
- 5 (less or more) used for random selection while searching
- favorite sites in network (tick). 1/2 of them used in search or only favorites
- moving slow sites to the bottom (optional) - performance timing could be reset after few hours (stored on each SY site ofc)
- allow to publish the SY favorite sites or the whole list in a widget, post or page through the easy [shortcode] for example (then [show ALL] could jump one by one and add to the TOTAL listing )
- show network hits from other sites (numbers or popular phrases, countries - depends on the load)

Well... I am dreaming sometimes ;)

That's all for now, best regards to all SYMBIOstockers


« Last Edit: May 11, 2013, 06:08 by plrang »


 

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