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Waymarking Glossary

Category:

A category is a subdivision of the waymark directory that contains a specific type of waymark. Each category can also contain one or more sub-categories.

Category Directory:

The entire library of categories. Every waymark and category falls within the directory.

Ignore List

A Premium feature which allows you to remove categories from your directory view. Once you have placed a category on your Ignore List it will be removed from all waymark and image searches for as long as you like. Return the category to full view at any time.

Visit:

A comment posted to a waymark page referring to a physical trip to a waymark, also called a log.

Profile:

Your home base. From here you can view your personal waymarking statistics, as well as manage your waymarks, waymark categories, logs, origins, and personal information.

Peer Review:

Consists of a queue available to all Premium Members allowing them to review, vote, and comment on category hopefuls.

Ratings:

A way for you to quickly see how other people feel about a particular waymark. It’s usually a good idea to read the log paired with the rating to get the proper context.

Waymark:

A single location on the waymarking.com website. Examples may be a specific statue, lighthouse, or Stuckey’s restaurant.