This is an informal and unofficial supplement to the tagging rules and guidelines, meant to encourage better and more complete tagging.
Each entry below poses a general question about a post, with some example tags that answer it. A good post will probably have most of these answered (but not necessarily all).
- Artist(s) or unknown artist)
- Character names
- Quality/medium? sketch, line art, real media, digital media, vector
- Style? realistic, tag_for_other_pony_styles, tag_for_g4_style?
- Species/race? earth pony, unicorn, pegasus, zebra, anthro, human, rabbit, dog etc.
- Sex/gender? male, female, intersex, ambiguous gender
- How many? solo, duo, trio, group, everyone, absolutely everyone
- Clothing? nude (used only one 'sexy parts' are visible or on anthros?), armor, crown, dress, gala dress, hat, cowboy_hat, shoes, sunglasses, necklace, bracelet, anklet, tattoo, piercing
- Body/hair/eye color: taggroup:color, mohawk, flowing_mane
- Location? library, canterlot, carousel_boutique, sweet_apple_acres, farm, barn, everfree_forest, forest, sugarcube_corner, cloudsdale, clouds, ponyville, appleloosa, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, inside, outside, underwater, outerspace, the_moon
Pose / Action
- General activity (if any)? walking, running, fighting, sleeping, flying, baking, reading, writing, sewing, applebucking
- Body? standing, sitting, kneeling, on side, on back, crouching, cowering
- Forelegs/arms? crossed arms, raised arms, arms behind head
- Legs? spread legs, crossed legs, raised leg, legs up
- Gaze? looking at viewer, looking at each other, eyes closed,winking, looking away, looking over shoulder, looking down, eyes half-closed, 6_9
- Actions? blush, smile, grin, licking, tongue out, kissing, hugging, nuzzling, guarding, hovering, bouncing, facehoof