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Search for multiple tags (words) as with any other search engine; spaces in names and phrases should be typed as underscores.

You can exclude tags by prefixing them with a minus.

You can filter only for a certain rating with "rating:questionable", etc., and exclude them with a minus as well (e.g. "-rating:q").

You can also adjust the ordering of the results, perhaps the most interesting option being "order:quality" and "order:popular" to show posts by order of votes, favorites, etc.

Below you can learn about this in more detail.

Searching

tag1 tag2
Search for posts that have tag1 and tag2.

~tag1 ~tag2
Search for posts that have tag1 or tag2.

-tag1
Search for posts that don't have tag1.

tag1*
Search for posts with tags that start with tag1.

user:bob
Search for posts uploaded by the user Bob.

-user:bob
Search for all posts excluding those uploaded by the user Bob.

fav:bob
Search for posts favorited by the user Bob.

-fav:bob
Search for posts excluding those favorited by the user Bob.

md5:dc73fa6f48d6496ced1f934c56e31f25
Search for posts with the MD5 hash "dc73fa6f48d6496ced1f934c56e31f25"

rating:questionable
Search for posts that are rated questionable (possible values are safe, questionable and explicit, or s, q or e).

-rating:questionable
Search for posts that are not rated questionable.

source:text
Search for posts with a source that starts with "text"; use "*" as a wildcard, for example source:*.pixiv.net/* to include all posts from Pixiv.

source:blank
Search for posts with blank source fields.

-source:text
Search for posts with a source that excludes "text"; use "*" as a wildcard, for example -source:*.pixiv.net/* to exclude all posts from Pixiv.

-source:blank
Search for posts without blank source fields.

id:100
Search for posts with the post ID of 100.

id:100..
Search for posts with a post ID of 100 or greater. [temporarily disabled]

id:>=100
Same as above. [temporarily disabled]

id:>100
Search for posts with a post ID greater than 100. [temporarily disabled]

id:..100
Search for posts with a post ID of 100 or less.
id:<=100

Same as above. [temporarily disabled]

id:<100
Search for posts with a post ID less than 100.

id:100..200
Search for posts with a post ID between 100 and 200. [temporarily disabled]

width:100
Search for posts with a width of 100 pixels (uses same syntax as id search).

height:100
Search for posts with a height of 100 pixels (using the same syntax as id searching).

score:100
Search for posts with a score of 100 (using the same syntax as id searching).

mpixels:2.5..
Search for posts with 2.5 million pixels or greater (using the same syntax as id searching).

filesize:200kb..1.5M
Search for posts with a filesize between 200 kilobytes and 1.5 megabytes (using the same syntax as id searching).

file_type:png
Search for posts with the desired file type: JPG, PNG, GIF and SWF types are possible.

-file_type:png
Search for posts excluding the specified file type: JPG, PNG, GIF and SWF types are possible.

date:2007-01-01
Search for posts uploaded on a certain date (using the same syntax as id searching).

approver:bob
Search for posts approved by the user Bob.

-approver:bob
Search for all posts excluding those approved by the user Bob.

deleter:bob
Search for posts deleted by the user Bob.

flagger:bob
Search for posts flagged by the user Bob.

generaltagcount:2
Search for posts with two general tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

artisttagcount:2
Search for posts with two artist tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

charactertagcount:2
Search for posts with two character tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

copyrighttagcount:2
Search for posts with two copyright tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

status:deleted
Search for posts with status deleted. Statuses are: active, flagged, pending, deleted.

threshold:3
Search results in descending order based on quality threshold.

voted:bob
Search for posts voted by the user Bob.

voted:bob:3
Search for posts with a rating of three voted by the user Bob.

order:artistcount / order:artistcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of artists.

order:artistcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of artists.

order:change / order:change_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of changes.

order:change_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of changes.

order:charactercount / order:charactercount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of characters.

order:charactercount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of characters.

order:copyrightcount / order:copyrightcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of copyrights.

order:copyright_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of copyrights.

order:favcount / order:favcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of favorites.

order:favcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of favorites.

order:filesize / order:filesize_desc
Order search results in descending order based on file size.

order:filesize_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on file size.

order:id / order:id_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on post ID.

order:id_desc
Order search results in descending order based on post ID.

order:landscape
Order landscape images first.

order:portrait
Order portrait images first.

order:mpixels / order:mpixels_desc
Order search results in descending order based on resolution.

order:mpixels_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on resolution.

order:popular / order:popularity / order:popular_desc
Order search results in descending order based on quality and post age.

order:unpopular / order:unpopularity / order:popular_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on quality and post age.

order:quality / order:quality_desc
Order search results in descending order based on score, views, favourites and such combined.

order:unquality / order:quality_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on score, views, favourites and such combined.

order:random
Order search results in a random order.

order:recently_commented
Order search results in descending order based on recent comments.

order:recently_favorited
Order search results in descending order based on recent favorites.

order:recently_voted
Order search results in descending order based on recent votes.

order:rawscore / order:rawscore_desc
Order search results in descending order based on aggregate of all votes.

order:rawscore_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on aggregate of all votes.

order:score / order:score_desc
Order search results in descending order based on post score.

order:score_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on post score.

order:tagcount / order:tagcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of tags.

order:tagcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of tags.

order:viewcount / order:viewcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of views.

order:viewcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of views.

order:votecount / order:votecount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of votes.

order:votecount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of votes.

parent:1234
Search for posts that have 1234 as a parent (and include post 1234).

parent:any
Search only for posts that have parents.

parent:none
Search for posts that have no parent.

pool:best_of_bob
Search for pool with the name best of bob.

pool:666
Search for pool with id 666.

has_children:true / false
Search only for posts that either have or don't have children.

gun* dress
Pattern searches do not work well with other tags.

~gun dress
Or searches do not work well with other tags.

rating:questionable rating:safe
In general, combining the same metatags (the ones that have colons in them) will not work.

rating:questionable score:100.. id:..1000
You can combine different metatags, however.

unlocked:rating
Search for posts with unlocked ratings.

sub:albert
Search for user albert's tag subscriptions.

sub:albert:touhou
Search for user albert's tag subscription group named "touhou".

Tagging

tag1 tag2
Tags a post with tag1 and tag2.

maria-sama_ga_miteru
Replace spaces in tags with underscores.

tanaka_rie soryu_asuka_langley
Use LastName FirstName order for characters with Japanese last names, or characters with full Chinese or Korean names. Middle names always follow the first name.

john_smith akira_ferrari tony_leung
Use FirstName LastName order for characters with non-Asian names, or characters with Japanese first names but non-Asian last names, or characters with non-Asian first names but Chinese last names.

general:food
Prefix a tag with general to remove any type. The prefix will be dropped when the tag is saved.

artist:wakatsuki_sana
Prefix a tag with artist: to type it as an artist. The prefix will be dropped when the tag is saved.

character:gasai_yuno
Prefix a tag with character: (or char:) to type it as a character.

copyright:mirai_nikki
Prefix a tag with copyright: (or copy:) to type is as a copyright. Copyright tags include things like anime, manga, games, novels, or original doujinshi works.

rating:questionable
Rates a post as questionable. This tag is discarded after the rating is changed.

parent:1234
Sets the post's parent id to 1234. This tag is discarded after the parent id is changed. If the parent id is the same as the post id, then the parent id will be cleared.

pool:maria-sama_ga_miteru_manga
Adds the post to the "Maria-sama ga Miteru Manga" pool. This tag is discarded after the post is added to the pool. Make sure to replace spaces with underscores. If the pool with the given name doesn't exist, it will be automatically created.

pool:10
Adds the post to pool n.10.

-pool:10
Removes the post from pool n.10.

Comments & Forum

post* #1000 (Without the *)
Creates a link to post n.1000.

comment* #1000 (Without the *)
Creates a link to comment n.1000.

forum* #1000 (Without the *)
Creates a link to forum post n.1000.

pool* #1000 (Without the *)
Creates a link to pool n. 1000.

[spoiler*]spoiler text[/spoiler*] (Without the **)
Marks "spoiler text" as a spoiler.

[*[link to this page]*] (Without the **)
Creates an internal link to the wiki page with title "link to this page".

Notes

<tn>translation note</tn>
Styles "translation note" as a translation note.