Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting keywords
Below you can see some examples of common keyword issues. If you need to remove or rename a keywords, see this article.
Not separating keywords with a comma
❌ If keywords aren't separated by a comma, they'll appear as one long keyword and namespaces won't function.
✅ Keywords that are correctly separated by a comma will appear as separate keywords.
❌ Keywords which are spelled wrong look messy and make it difficult for images to be found via search. It's a good idea to provide photographers with a list of keywords so that everyone uses a consistent spelling.
Misspelling or missing namespace
❌ Keywords with an incorrect namespace won't appear on the relevant keyword's website page.
❌ Keyword is missing its namespace, for example artist:.
✅ A keyword page for the artist: namespace shows the correctly keyworded images.
❌ If you are seeing duplicate keywords then the most likely cause is that keywords have been entered using a variety of different cases.
❌ Inconsistent capitalisation can cause duplicates on keyword pages. Choose one case and stick to it.
Unnecessary or duplicate keywords
❌ It's a good idea to brief photographers to stick to the provided list of keywords. Information such as photo credits and copyright information shouldn't be included as keywords.
✅ Photographer credits, Copyright and Usage Rights information is correctly entered as metadata.