User talk:Kieranmaher

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Kieranmaher!
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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Kieranmaher!

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 10:53, 14 January 2011 (UTC)

File tagging File:3x3pixels.jpg[edit]

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JuTa 07:16, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

File tagging File:CrScanningPlate.jpg[edit]

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JuTa 07:46, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

File tagging File:FlatPanelImageReceptor.jpg[edit]

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Please see this page for more information on how to confirm permission, and Commons:Permission if you would like to understand why we ask for permission when uploading work that is not your own.

Unless the permission information is given, the image may be deleted after seven days. Thank you.

JuTa 07:54, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Kieranmaher, if you have permission from the books authors to use or recreate the diagrams, you will need to forward the permission to COM:OTRS. All users have to follow the process, since were able to make sure files that which have the correct permissions are kept and those that don't have permission or have false/fake permissions are deleted (in line with COM:L). Also if you feel that you don't want you uploads to be on Commons, rather then overwriting the files (which can be seen as disruptive), request a mass deletion request but also note that it doesn't mean that they will be deleted. Bidgee (talk) 07:47, 23 April 2013 (UTC)

Hi Kieran,[edit]

I saw you started to overwrite all your uploads here on commons. I would like to ask you to stop that and restore all the original versions of those images. I now asked for help and 3rd opinions of other admins in "our case" - see here. Maybe you like to put your point of view to this thread. best regards --JuTa 20:31, 22 April 2013 (UTC)