Key:support

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Public-images-osm logo.svg support
Clock-1.jpg
Description
Type of support for certain features Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

Wikidata

This tag describes what supports a certain feature.

For example an advertising board, a clock, an artwork, a memorial, ...

Values

  • support=pole The feature is supported by one or more poles (some use support=poles).
  • support=power_pole The feature is supported by a power pole.
  • support=post The feature is supported by a post. Something lighter than a pole, generally refers to a timber but may be metal or stone. See  Post_(structural)
  • support=column The feature is supported by a column. A column is a large round support, made of stone, with a capital and a base. See  Column
  • support=wall The feature is directly supported by a wall.
  • support=wall_mounted The feature is mounted on a wall with a support. The direction of the support is generally perpendicular (90 °) to the wall. For example a shop sign or a clock.
  • support=roof The feature is supported by the roof of a building.
  • support=ceiling The feature is supported by a ceiling.
  • support=scaffold The feature is supported by a scaffold.
  • support=billboard The feature is part of a billboard.
  • support=fence The feature is supported by a fence.
  • support=wire The feature is supported by a cable/wire stretched between two attachment points.
  • support=suspended The feature is suspended vertically.
  • support=pedestal The feature is supported by a pedestal.
  • support=ground The feature is directly put on the ground.
  • support=tree The feature is supported by some part of a tree, usually the trunk, but please be more specific.
    • support=tree_trunk The feature is supported by the trunk of a tree (some use support=trunk).
    • support=tree_branch The feature is supported by the branch of a tree (as seen with many bird feeders and nests).
  • support=rock The feature is supported by a rock.

Suggested values

The following new values have been suggested by User:Barnes38:

  • support=street_furniture The feature is part of a street furniture.
  • support=street_furniture:transit_shelter The feature is part of a transit shelter.
  • support=street_furniture:newspaper_kiosk The feature is part of a newspaper kiosk.
  • support=street_furniture:flower_kiosk The feature is part of a flower kiosk.
  • support=street_furniture:information The feature is part of an information street furniture, billboard, or poster box for example.
  • support=street_furniture:map The feature is part of a map board.
  • support=street_furniture:bench The feature is part of a bench.
  • support=street_furniture:trash The feature is part of a feature is part of a trash bin.
  • support=street_furniture:recycling The feature is part of a recycling container or disposal.
  • support=street_furniture:clock The feature is part of a clock.
  • support=street_furniture:toilets The feature is part of a toilets.
  • support=street_furniture:street_lamp The feature is part of a street lamp.

The following new values have been suggested by User:Patcon (advice of User:Marc marc in IRC):

  • support=street_cabinet The feature is supported or on the surface of a street cabinet. (For when these objects are painted with artwork. See example below.)

Examples

Photo Tags Note
Support post.jpg advertising=board
support=post
An advertising board, supported by a post.
Support mast.jpg advertising=flag
support=pole
An advertising flag, supported by a pole.
Support pole.jpg advertising=board
support=pole
An information electronic billboard, supported by a pole.
Support poles.jpg advertising=billboard
support=pole
A billboard, supported by two poles.
Support trunk.jpg advertising=billboard
support=pole
A billboard, supported by a rectangular pole.
Support scaffold.jpg advertising=tarp
support=scaffold
A tarp, supported by a scaffold.
Support wall.jpg advertising=billboard
support=wall
An advertising billboard, supported by a wall.
Clock-6.jpg
amenity=clock
support=wall_mounted
Analog clock, mounted on a wall.
Clock-2.jpg amenity=clock
support=billboard
display=digital
thermometer=yes
A digital clock, mounted on a billboard.
Street art at electrcal cabinet in Sandgate, Queensland, 2020.jpg tourism=artwork
support=street_cabinet
artwork_type=street_art
operator:type=government
A street cabinet commissioned to be painted with artwork by the city.