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Unable to install on my mediawiki server[edit]

I am running debian. Whenever I go to activate the extension, it disables my site.

hickup[edit]

uploading 6 files at once dosent work, only 1 by 1. time measure gets mad. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Molekuel (talk • contribs) 18:24, 31 March 2015‎ (UTC)

Upload[edit]

Very Good

Issue[edit]

Upload Wizard is not working.Everytime I try to upload pics nothing happens?

Minor changes[edit]

  • For "Date work was created or first published" can we have a button that says "today"? Advice for medical images is to not state the date the picture was taken to increase the animity of the subject.
  • Can we have a simple way to add the same categories and the same dates to all images in a batch?

Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 15:33, 7 June 2016 (UTC)

The latter could be made even better for newbies, by an "upload to this category" button when looking at a category. My hope is that it would increase the fraction of categorized uploads. Yes, it would also increase the fraction of poorly categorized uploads, but a poor cat is usually better than none. Jim.henderson (talk) 12:46, 9 June 2016 (UTC)
@Doc James:
  • Today's date is currently highlighted in the dropdown calendar (screenshot: File:DateInputWidget active, empty.png). But I'm not sure how this would help with what you want? If you want not to specify the creation date of your upload, just write "unspecified", or maybe only provide the year (you can toggle the date field between the "calendar" mode and the "arbitrary input" mode using the selector to the left of it).
  • You can already add the same categories and dates to all images by filling them in for the first one, then using the "Copy information to all uploads following ..." menu below it (select the checkboxes for date and categories, unselect the remaining ones, and click "Copy").
Matma Rex (talk) 18:21, 10 June 2016 (UTC)
Perfect thanks. Will try that. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 19:44, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

Quiet[edit]

Awfully quiet down here.. Well done Matma Rex and MarkTraceur. :) —TheDJ (talkcontribs) 14:52, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Probably because the "Provide feedback link" no longer results in posts to this page, but leads to a Phabricator page requiring users to "Register with LDAP" (even if you're already logged into Phabricator). If the idea was to get people to give up on the idea of providing feedback, I'm sure bombarding them with cryptic ETLAs and registration requirements is an effective strategy. LX (talk, contribs) 17:26, 13 July 2016 (UTC)

Sinhala language[edit]

Either I simply can't find it, or it is missing from the dropdown list of languages. Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala, is spoken by 19 million people. It is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million. Sinhalese is also spoken as a second language by other ethnic groups in Sri Lanka, totalling about three million. Can someone please help out ? Either by telling me I need to take a better look, or by adding it to the dropdown list. ? --OSeveno (talk) 12:50, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

@OSeveno: I see it in the dropdown as "Sinhala", between "Sindhi" and "Slovak". Note that the names of the languages are localised to your interface language (in Dutch it's apparently "Singalees"). Matma Rex (talk) 16:27, 16 July 2016 (UTC)
@Matma Rex: Thank you for the help. Apparently, when active on Commons, where English is the dominant language, I sometimes forget to check out the Dutch Wikipedia. Regards, --OSeveno (talk) 10:02, 17 July 2016 (UTC)