User talk:HardDisk

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Hello - thank you for providing images to the wikimedia commons. Please keep in mind that images uploaded to the commons should be useful to all users of wikimedia projects - this is possible only if the images can be found by other people. To allow others to find the images you uploaded here, the images should be in some place that can be found by navigating the category structure. This means that you should either place the images on topic pages (galleries) or put the images directly into a category, or do both. To find good categories for your images, the CommonsSense tool may help.

The important point is that the images should be placed in the general structure somewhere. There is a large number of completely unsorted images on the commons right now. If you would like to help to place some of those images where they can be found, please do! Thank you. -- Duesentrieb(?!) 22:39, 19 January 2006 (UTC)

Düsentrieb-Du kannst mir sehr gut auf Deutsch schreiben...Abgesehen davon: Ich mache für die nächste Zeit wikipause, wenn ich zurück bin, helfe ich gerne mit.Fragenmensch 17:02, 20 January 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, ist ein Standardtext ;) Ja, wäre super, wenn du deine Bilder einsortieren würdest. Wir haben tausende von Bildern auf den Commons, die kaum zu finden sind. Das ist schade... -- Duesentrieb(?!) 17:07, 20 January 2006 (UTC)
ok, ich mach mich dran...Fragenmensch 21:05, 20 January 2006 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thanks!

Hi there, thank you for your support vote in my administratorship election, I have passed with 6/6 votes. Please let me know if you ever need anything or tell me how I am doing with the new tools. with kind regards Gryffindor 12:15, 1 May 2006 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, HardDisk!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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.

Here's how:

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

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.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 14:39, 7 September 2009 (UTC)