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    Hello,

    I would like to know if these sentences are well written, since I am not sure how to put it:

    Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page.

    or

    which we can use on search result page.

    should I omit the use of the or should I leave it there ?
    Thanks in advance for your help,

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    Default Re: omitting *the*

    *not a teacher

    You should leave it there.

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    Default Re: omitting *the*

    'Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page (or pages).' is fine.

    You could write: 'on the search result page', 'on the search results page' 'on the search result pages', 'on the search results pages' or 'on search result pages', or 'on search results pages'.

    Without 'the', you are referring to search result pages in general. 'which we can use on search result pages', which would presumably be either the results of various people's searches, or the multipage result of one search, is also just as acceptable to me.

    Ącuidado, estan buscandote!

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    Default Re: omitting *the*

    Quote Originally Posted by Bide View Post
    'Your main profile photo should be a high-quality headshot of at least 500x500 pixels. This will enable us to create a good quality thumbnail which we can use on the search results page (or pages).' is fine.

    You could write: 'on the search result page', 'on the search results page' 'on the search result pages', 'on the search results pages' or 'on search result pages', or 'on search results pages'.

    Without 'the', you are referring to search result pages in general. 'which we can use on search result pages', which would presumably be either the results of various people's searches, or the multipage result of one search, is also just as acceptable to me.

    Ącuidado, estan buscandote!
    Gracias Bide, Your answer is appreciated.
    Luis,

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