Commons:Upload Wizard/Flickr

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The Upload Wizard can upload files directly from Flickr. This featured was deployed on Wikimedia Commons in December 2012, accessible to administrators, image-reviewers and extended uploaders only for the testing phase.


  • Allows uploads of individual files or whole Flickr albums (up to 50 images)
  • Commons filename choice:
    • Use filenames created from Flickr metadata by default
    • Upload Wizard allows to modify each name or specify single name and add automatic numbering
  • Categories, geolocations, date and description can be added individually or to the whole batch
  • Descriptions can be provided in multiple languages


Bugs and missing features[edit]

All bugs are tracked in Phabricator: phab:T45450.