Flickr Tags

Some time ago (ok a few years ago) flickr changed the URL scheme for tags, and it annoys me to this day. Previously searching for tags would result is a simple URL something like this

https://www.flickr.com/photos/davegolden/tags/sunset/

but now looks more like this

https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=71604449%40N00&sort=date-taken-desc&view_all=1&tags=sunset

This made sharing tag URLs more complicated, and made it harder to edit a tag. While the old tag URL scheme still works, it is not obvious who to get to it. But once you know how, it is pretty easy. What’s even better is that you can change either the username or tag text to change the filtering criteria.

You can view all your tags with

https://www.flickr.com/photos/username/tags/

or see images with a specific tag

https://www.flickr.com/photos/username/tags/tagtext/

And you can even edit a tag by adding /edit the end of the URL.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/username/tags/tagtext/edit/

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