Tech Tip Articles

Caching Along a Route

Want to know how to create a Pocket Query for a particular route? "Betty" of Bus&Betty shows us how!

Dressing Up Your Cache Page

A photo or two can add spice to just about any cache page. Cache-page images are useful for many purposes.

How to archive your listing

Archiving your listing removes it from search listings. It's a way of permanently removing a listing - you want to archive your listing if you don't intend to bring the cache back.

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Step 1 - Go to your profile page:

Step 2 - Go to your geocaches:

How to Camouflage an Ammo Can - A Tutorial

I have been in some discussions about Geocaching in a Post 9/11 world; and I still think that - properly placed - an Army surplus ammunition can is still the best thing going for a cache container (closely followed by a roll your own PVC container). And, since I get a discount at my favorite surplus store, I am beginning to use them more frequently.

How to re-enable your listing

So, you want to re-enable your listing, but aren't sure how.

A couple of easy steps:

Step 1: Log into the geocaching.com site, go to your cache listing page and...

Step 2: Leave an "Enable Listing" log stating what you did to resolve the issue...

HTML 101

Would you like to know a little about HTML, to jazz up your cache pages on Geocaching.com? Here are a few tags you can learn to do just that.

HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, is really just a set of tags that you can add to regular text to control the appearance that text, or to add and position pictures, on a web page.

HTML 102

Would you like to know a little about HTML, to jazz up your cache pages on Geocaching.com? Here are a few tags you can learn to do just that.

HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, is really just a set of tags that you can add to regular text to control the appearance that text, or to add and position pictures, on a web page.

Importing Pocket Queries Directly into GSAK via E-mail

Eventually there may come a time when you'd like to spend less time getting geocache coordinates into your GPSr and more time out and finding geocaches. Dealing with multiple pocket queries can be time consuming and frustrating. This guide will helps you further automate the process of dealing with pocket queries and GSAK. Enjoy!

MnGCA Button Link

If you would like to reference the MnGCA web site from your own web pages, just paste the following code into your html page:

<center><p> <a href="http://mngca.org" target="mngca"> <img src="http://mngca.org/images/MnGCA-Button.gif" alt="Minnesota Geocaching Association" border="0"> </a></p> </center>

This will create the following button, that will link to the MnGCA main page in a new browser window when it is clicked.

Minnesota Geocaching Association

The Meaning of Some Geocaching Acronyms

The meaning of some geocaching acronyms, or T.M.O.S.G.A.

Most geocachers tend to use acronyms while logging their finds both in the physical logbook and on the geocaching.com website. Using them saves time and frostbitten fingers when doing some winter caching here in Minnesota.

This is a rough guide to some of the more popular ones that may help those new to the sport of geocaching.