User talk:Alexchris

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Alexchris!

CategorizationBot (talk) 10:36, 24 December 2010 (UTC)


Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Alexchris!

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:

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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) 10:36, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

Nice Wikipedia maps[edit]

pretty and interesting!

Hello Alexchris, I just found your maps of Wikipedia language versions[1]. Awesome! I would like to use them in articles but the map files do not provide the data source. I think it must be the Wikimedia Traffic Analysis Reports, but which version/archive? Could you add the data source to the map files? (Best would be the data, the source and a direct link) I really love that you made maps out of these stats. The only other maps of this kind that i know are from Ziko File:WP_countries_and_versions_Europe.png, File:WP countries and versions in Northern Africa and the Middle East.png and File:WP breakdown Arabic.png (you might also like File:2011-Haifa-Global-Edits-Views.pdf). They are older and different, but based on the same data and very interesting (are there more?). I have looked a bit at your other uploads and I'm impressed, awesome work! --Atlasowa (talk) 12:59, 25 March 2012 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Chinese Wikipedia Page view ratio by country 201210-201309.png[edit]

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Yours sincerely, Jarekt (talk) 14:05, 16 October 2013 (UTC)

File:Cereal production estimate 2020.png[edit]

Hi, did you actually mean to have both sides of zero as negative in this image? File:Cereal production estimate 2020.png -- Machine translation/機械翻譯: 您好。請看看你已經在這裡創建的圖表:File:Cereal production estimate 2020.png 難道你真的打算在右側的數字為負數? 請原諒翻譯任何錯誤。 Thank you --BurritoBazooka (talk) 18:25, 12 December 2015 (UTC)

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2015 is open![edit]

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You are receiving this message because you voted in R1 of the 2015 Picture of the Year contest.

Dear Alexchris,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2015 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the tenth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2015) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. In Round 1, there were 1322 candidate images. There are 56 finalists in Round 2, comprised of the top 30 overall as well as the top #1 and #2 from each sub-category. In the final round, you may vote for just one or maximal three image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on 28 May 2016, 23:59:59 UTC.

Click here to vote »

Thanks,
-- Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee 09:43, 22 May 2016 (UTC)