General diagram types
 See also: Specific diagram types
General diagram types are diagrams with specific shapes and methodology present with multiple specific types in multiple fields of application. There are two general types here:
 General diagram shapes with a typical basic shape, and
 General concept diagram with a typical basic concept
This is not a general accepted classification of diagrams. It is made here to give an impression of the types of diagrams in the Wikimedia Commons at present.
General diagram shapes[edit]
Basic or general diagrams shapes here are diagrams with a typical basic shape.
 Overview of diagrams constructed in some type of general shape
Block diagram[edit]
A block diagram is a diagram, in which the principal parts or functions are represented by blocks connected by lines, that show the relationships of the blocks. See also Category:Block diagrams.
Cycle diagrams[edit]
Diagrams representing a cycle. See Category:Cycle diagrams
Cluster diagrams[edit]
Cluster diagrams represents some kind of cluster. See also Category:Cluster diagrams

UML Class diagram

UML Object diagram

UML Package diagram
Ladder diagrams[edit]
Diagrams in some shapes of a ladder, with two or more spots. See Category:Ladder diagrams
Network diagrams[edit]
A network diagram is any diagram representing a network and or a diagram with buidling blocks in the shape of a network. See also Category:Network diagrams

Neural network diagram
Round diagrams[edit]
Diagrams in a round shape. See Category:Round diagrams
Spiral diagrams[edit]
Diagrams representing a spiral shape. See Category:Spiral diagrams
Timeline diagrams[edit]
A timeline is a graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events, also referred to as a chronology. See also Category:Timelines
Tree diagrams[edit]
Tree diagrams with treelike shapes. See also Category:Tree diagrams
Triangular diagrams[edit]
Diagrams in a triangular shape. See Category:Triangular diagrams
General concept diagrams[edit]
Basic or general diagrams with a typical basic concept, present in multple fields of application.
 Overview of the types of diagrams, representing a general concept
Activity diagram[edit]
Activity diagrams show a sequence of activities. See also Category:Activity diagrams
Comparison diagram[edit]
Diagrams that compare objects between themselves, for example to show the largest planes or buildings. See Category:Comparison diagrams
Decision diagrams[edit]
See Category:Decision diagrams
Explanatory diagrams[edit]
See Category:Explanatory diagrams
Flow diagrams[edit]
A flow diagram is a general type of diagram, that shows a sequence of activities and or decisions. See also Category:Flow diagrams

Complex flow diagram
 See also
 w:Cash flow diagram
 w:Data flow diagram
 Flowchart
 w:Fundamental diagram of traffic flow
 w:Information flow diagram
 w:NassiShneiderman diagram, see Category:NassiShneiderman diagrams
 w:Process Flow diagram
 w:Sankey diagram
 w:State diagram
Phase diagrams[edit]
Process diagrams[edit]
State diagrams[edit]
Timing diagrams[edit]
Contrasts[edit]
 Abstract versus illustrated diagrams
 Spatial versus non spatial diagrams
 Statical versus dynamical diagrams