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Gillala
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Hi,

 

I wrote the descriptions of my EartCaches according to the official Help Center.

As advised, I added a link to the official EC banner.

As of today, I noticed that this link is now dead. What a pity...

I am certainly not the only one who followed the rules, so there may be some EarthCache listings referencing the broken link. As I do not own many EartCaches, I could easily fix them. Still, the solution is not optimal (I lost time, and the banner I uploaded, as so many have already done if I believe a simple google image search, further floods the image server with an image that had better be at a central location...)

Please fix the guidelines and /or provide a way to fix the broken links in the EarthCache descriptions.

Regards

Gillala

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Hi,

 

I wrote the descriptions of my EartCaches according to the official Help Center.

As advised, I added a link to the official EC banner.

As of today, I noticed that this link is now dead. What a pity...

I am certainly not the only one who followed the rules, so there may be some EarthCache listings referencing the broken link. As I do not own many EartCaches, I could easily fix them. Still, the solution is not optimal (I lost time, and the banner I uploaded, as so many have already done if I believe a simple google image search, further floods the image server with an image that had better be at a central location...)

Please fix the guidelines and /or provide a way to fix the broken links in the EarthCache descriptions.

Regards

Gillala

 

It's not a Groundspeak problem.

 

The website you took the image from has changed. You should be contacting them about broken urls.

 

If there is no longer a banner available on the GSA website to be used on Earthcache listings, then Groundspeak needs to update the Help Center article:

 

3.4. Creating an EarthCache: Additional Tips

https://support.Groundspeak.com/index.php?pg=kb.page&id=295

 

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Hi,

 

I wrote the descriptions of my EartCaches according to the official Help Center.

As advised, I added a link to the official EC banner.

As of today, I noticed that this link is now dead. What a pity...

I am certainly not the only one who followed the rules, so there may be some EarthCache listings referencing the broken link. As I do not own many EartCaches, I could easily fix them. Still, the solution is not optimal (I lost time, and the banner I uploaded, as so many have already done if I believe a simple google image search, further floods the image server with an image that had better be at a central location...)

Please fix the guidelines and /or provide a way to fix the broken links in the EarthCache descriptions.

Regards

Gillala

 

It's not a Groundspeak problem.

 

The website you took the image from has changed. You should be contacting them about broken urls.

 

If there is no longer a banner available on the GSA website to be used on Earthcache listings, then Groundspeak needs to update the Help Center article:

 

3.4. Creating an EarthCache: Additional Tips

https://support.Groundspeak.com/index.php?pg=kb.page&id=295

 

B.

 

Well, Groundspeak sure did not remove the page.

But Groundspeak advised us to use this url. I did not use it just for fun. And it is now used by not only me. Why should I contact geosociety.org ? My guess is that's it's Groundspeak's job, isn't it ?

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Is this the image?

 

OfficialECBanner.jpg

 

http://web.archive.org/web/20161030075514/http://www.geosociety.org/earthcache/Images/banners/OfficialECBanner.jpg

 

If so, you can reference the above URL instead through I'd suggest instead to upload it to your gallery and reference, upload it to some site and reference it, etc.

Yep. And it is now available here:

 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/gs-geo-images/88e3c6d5-d7f5-4796-ba26-2dcc3624a6a2.jpg

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