The Explore page offers an alternative way to discover collections and objects on eHive. Rather than searching for specific terms, you can browse eHive by images, tags and other categories.
Exploring by recently added objects
Recently Added Objects are the records most recently published on eHive. These are displayed in a grid of thumbnail images of the objects. You can click on one of the 6 thumbnail images to view the object record in detail, or you can click the Recently Added Objects link to view more records.
Exploring by popular objects
Popular Objects are the most viewed object records on eHive. These are displayed in a grid of thumbnail images of the objects. You can click on one of the 6 thumbnail images to view the object record in detail, or you can click the Popular Objects link to view more records.
Exploring by interesting objects
Interesting Objects are ranked by several factors, including the amount of text content, the number of images of the object, the number of comments and tags, and the number of views. Interesting Objects are displayed in a grid of thumbnail images on the Explore page. You can click on one of the thumbnail images to view the object record in detail, or you can click the Interesting Objects link to view more records.
Exploring by featured categories
Our Featured Categories illustrate the rich variety of collection items found on eHive. They also provide a good demonstration of how you can structure advanced searches in eHive. Click on a Featured Categories tile on the Explore page to view object records that relate to that category’s theme.
Exploring by featured Collections
Museums, societies and private collectors around the world use eHive to publish their collections online. Our Featured Collections highlight some of these diverse and interesting collections. Click on a Featured Collections tile on the Explore page to go to that Collection’s profile page.
Exploring by featured Communities
Communities are created by eHive users to bring together object records that share a common theme. Click on a Featured Communities tile on the Explore page to go to that Community’s profile page.
Exploring by object tag cloud
Tags are keywords that users can add to records to help describe or categorise the content. The Object Tag Cloud on the Explore page shows the 75 most frequently used tags on eHive. Tags are displayed in different sizes in the Tag Cloud depending on popularity of the term. The more records a tag is used on, the larger it will appear in the tag cloud.
To see all the records associated with a particular tag, just click on the word.
To view a larger tag cloud, click on the ‘Object Tag Cloud’ link.