HOW TO USE WHAT3WORDS - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE

in Steem Ghana3 years ago


Greetings everyone,

We have had the pleasure of receiving many newcomers into our community this particular year. Several of them are doing really well on the platform so far through actively engaging in contests and participating in the achievement post tasks, which is quite commendable.

However, we must strive to constantly add value to the content we create through the use of markdowns and useful tools such as what3words for locations. This helps readers to better understand and relate to the content we create especially in our diary game and my town in ten pics posts.


ABOUT WHAT3WORDS


What3words is a tool which gives precise locations using 3 unique dictionary words for every 3 square meter on earth. This three word system simplifies geographic location and allows users to share location link for easier identification.

It has various apps for different devices.


HOW TO USE WHAT3WORDS


Visit https://what3words.com/ on any device. First be sure to turn on your location.

You would see the interface below.



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  • Now create a free account or simply continue with google to enable save location feature.


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Now click log in


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Now you can create a free account.


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  • Once you take a picture or are currently standing at the place you want to locate, click on the gps locator below.


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  • You can then see the location address in the search box.


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  • Alternatively, you can manually search for the address of a place by inserting the location of the place and pointing out the location by tapping on the available squares.


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  • Use the save feature to save multiple locations and add to a list. This can be done as seen below but you need to create an account first.


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You can now create a new list and later view your saved locations.


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  • Also, to get the link to your location or share it, click on share.


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  • Then copy the link.


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Hopefully, this can help new users to better utilize this amazing tool in indication locations in their future posts.

Thank you for your attention.


Compiled by
@njaywan,
CR Ghana.

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This are some of the importance things we need to learn so as to make I our post more accurate. @njaywan thanks for that initiative.we will learn more from you.

Glad I could help 🙏

Thanks a lot for always showing us the way.

It's my pleasure bro 👍

 3 years ago 

Good content

Thank you.

 3 years ago 

Thank you for the well delineation, i believe not only newcomers would find this helpful but also old members. We appreciate

Glad I could help bro 🙏

Thanks very much once again for sharing this useful tool with us. Members should go through thoroughly and make use of the tool especially in the course of uploading pics location of their "my town in ten pics."

My pleasure 😁

That's true, it really adds more value to their pics.

Hi @njaywan!, this is very nice piece of tutorials delivered on #what3words. Actually most steemians aren't conversant with how to use this tool. That's why they find it difficult to join "My town in ten pics gaming." Hence, having been updated by this will be a great advantage for Newbies to learn and share their location of pics.

My pleasure pinning this tutorials in our Community!

Yes, many of us especially the newcomers are having a hard time indicating locations with this tool. This should hopefully solve that problem.

Thanks a lot brother.

 3 years ago 

Thanks for educating us

You're welcome 👍

 3 years ago 

very educative and informative, thank you

Happy to do it 👍

Thanks for the eye opener.

This is what we want to know.
Thanks so much for this post.

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