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Tip: Categorizing 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.
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:
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]]
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.
- Image:Clarks Joyance 1950s.jpg was uncategorized on 4 June 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:51, 5 June 2011 (UTC)
- Image:Start-rite Louisa traditional bar shoes or "Mary-Jane" shoes.jpg was uncategorized on 1 November 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:42, 2 November 2011 (UTC)
- Image:Basil Temple Blackwood 1916.jpg was uncategorized on 26 November 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:38, 27 November 2011 (UTC)
- Image:Wolf cub's handbook.png was uncategorized on 30 November 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:44, 1 December 2011 (UTC)