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What is Tropital?
Tropital is a platform that brings travel bloggers together. As a writer of your blog you can submit your posts on Tropital and visitors will read them on your website. And you are able to discover or follow other travel bloggers.
For who is Tropital?
Tropital is a platform for travel bloggers.
Why should I use Tropital?
As a travel blogger you can use Tropital to increase traffic to your blog. And you are able to discover or follow other travel bloggers.
What can I do with my Tropital account?
With your account on Tropital you can add and manage all your posts of your own blog. You can submit links of your posts, so that visitors will read your stories on your own blog.
Submitting a post
How can I add a travel blog post?
If you're a blogger you can add your posts easily to Tropital by clicking the 'Join Tropital' button at the top right and paste the URL of the post in the text field. Tropital will collect all the relevant information from your post, like publish date, country, location, title, thumbnail image and such. You can verify or change the collected info. After submitting the post, it will be verified by us and after being verified the blog post will be visible on Tropital.
What requirements do we need to be published on Tropital?
There are some conditions that a blog post must meet.
- The post should be about a country, a place or a tourist attraction or the post should be about a general travel topic.
- The blog website should be properly displayed on mobile devices, so we only accept responsive websites on Tropital.
- The post should be written by a traveler and not a company with a commercial purpose.
How do I manage my blog posts?
As a blogger you can manage your own blog posts. When you have an account and claimed one of your blog posts, you will find your posts under 'My Profile'. You can tag your posts which can be very useful when visitors are searching for posts that match with the tags.
What does the status of my blog post mean?
After a blog post is submitted, it will be reviewed by Tropital before we make it visible on the website. There are status messages you might see:
- Under review Your blog post is waiting to be reviewed by Tropital. This can take from 1 minute up to a couple of hours.
- Not a travel post Your blog post will not be visible on the website because it's not about traveling or you submitted a page that is not a post, but for example the home page.
- Website not responsive Your blog post will not be visible on the website because the website of this post is not responsive.
What is 'claiming' a blog?
If you are a blogger and you see a post that is yours, press the Claim button. We will verify if you are the owner of the website where the post is on. After verification all posts of your website will be displayed in your account under 'My Profile'. If you upload a profile photo and enter a profile description, it will be appeared on every post of yours. Travelers interested in you as a blogger will recognize your posts quickly and can Love, Save or Share them.
What are tropiPoints?
We rank our Travel Blog Top 100 by using tropiPoints (tP). The more tropiPoints you have, the higher you are in the ranking. As a blogger you can earn tropiPoints from these actions you accomplish;
- If someone loves a post of yours = 1 tP
- If someone follows you = 10 tP
- If you add a new post = 4 tP
What if my post doesn't exist anymore on Tropital?
If the link to your blog post result in a 'not found'-status, your post has been removed automaticly by our URL-checker tool. We do that so other users won't experience dead links. If you earned tropiPoints with that post, the tropiPoints will be deducted.
How do I manage my profile?
When you click on the button 'Edit Profile' on the 'My Profile' page, you can upload your profile picture and add your name. You also can fill in your social media accounts, like Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
Where the photos come from?
Some of the photos on Tropital.com are made by us and some of them are the images under CC0 license. This includes the thumbnails for each blog post, except for the posts that are submitted by the bloggers themselves. The thumbnails of the blog posts that submitted by bloggers themselves mostly come from their own websites.