Contributor's handbook

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Uploading icons

Criteria for approving icons

Golden rules to follow before uploading icons to Iconfinder
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Reasons for rejection

Why do icons get rejected?
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Upload specifications

Technical requirements when uploading sets
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Quality standards

Understand the quality requirements for icons on Iconfinder
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Aesthetic appeal

The importance of beauty in icon sets
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Business relevance

Create icons that sell
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Uniqueness

Making unique icon sets
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Variety

Repetitiveness in icon sets
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Variations

Same icon sets in many styles
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Supported file formats

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Consistency

Consistency in icon sets
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Colors

Choosing good colors (when used)
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Icon file templates

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Icon artboards

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Sizes

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Tags

Best practices to tag newly uploaded icons to Iconfinder
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Tricks for auto-tagging

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Optimal number of tags per icon

How the search engine treats icons depending on the number of tags they have
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