User talk:Espresso Addict
I'm not particularly active at Commons and am unlikely to see comments here. To contact me, leave a message at my Wikipedia talk page. Thanks.
Nice work on the regional stuff (& good to see you active here). A couple of "in case it is useful to you" bits. Firstly Mayflower Commons search is a great tool for trying to gather together information & check categories. Then maybe take a look at the Gadgets available in "my preferences", Hot Cat for example makes adding (& subtracting) categories very easy indeed if it is relevant for you. If I can help, let me know, regards --Herby talk thyme 17:06, 10 March 2008 (UTC)
Tip: Categorizing images
Hello, Espresso Addict!
Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.
1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:
2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.
- [[Category:Category name]]
For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:
- [[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.
BotMultichillT 12:36, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Edleston Railway Bridge.jpg was uncategorized on 6 September 2009.
|File:Shavington_High_School,_Rope.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.
If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
188.8.131.52 20:03, 4 August 2011 (UTC)
Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. INeverCry 05:44, 14 February 2013 (UTC)
Picture of the Year 2013 R1 Announcement
Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!
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