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flagged as overly promotional, but not

  1. Glamorously Jacob profile image61
    Glamorously Jacobposted 6 years ago

    I wrote an article that was flagged as overly promotional, but it's not.

    I am only allowed to have a maximum of two links in my article to the same site and two links is all I used.

    However, my photos come from the site I'm referencing, so I used those links as my source links in order to attribute credit for those photos (totally separate item from promoting a link).

    I'm assuming the photo source links may be what triggered the moderator.

    What should I do? Uncredit the photos?


    1. Marisa Wright profile image94
      Marisa Wrightposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Under Creative Commons, you don't have to put the credit on the actual photo, and you don't need a separate credit for each photo.

      You can solve the problem and still fulfil your obligations by having a line something like:

      Photo Credits:  All photos courtesy of .....  Usually, you would make the website name a live link, but as you've already provided a couple of links to the site, that woudln't be necessary.

  2. WriteAngled profile image89
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    I seem to remember reading somewhere that the links associated with images count towards the total number of links to a single domain.

    Perhaps you could simply mention the images come from the site, without actually giving a link?

    Not sure though.

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, that would do the trick.

  3. WryLilt profile image87
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago


    All links, no matter if they are on a photo or text box, count toward the limit.

    Maybe use photos from a different site if you can?

  4. Glamorously Jacob profile image61
    Glamorously Jacobposted 6 years ago

    All, thank you! I fixed smile