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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Avocato!

Tip: Categorizing images

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Hello, Avocato!

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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").

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) 11:00, 19 August 2010 (UTC)

File:Ahmed Ihab.jpg

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I tried at your :ar talkpage, but the template didn't work. --Túrelio (talk) 06:21, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

copied over from my talkpage:

File:Ahmed Ihab.jpg

Look at the photo Link in Flickr. Its not copyright violation.--Avocato (talk) 06:34, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

With such images you need the permission of the person who made the image of the poster AND of the person who made the image of the person shown on the poster. On Flickr, you have only the first permission, but not the second one, which is more important. There is the same problem with File:Martyr - Mahmoud Mohamed Hassan.jpg. You need the permission of the photographer who took the original image of the victim. --Túrelio (talk) 06:37, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
Thank you for explaining. How can i get the permission of the person who made the image?--Avocato (talk) 07:11, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
No idea. You need to find out who actually took the image and ask him/her. Considering the situation in which these photos were shot, this might be difficult.
If you are not successful and if you want to use them only on :en wikipedia, you may claim fair-use. But this has to be done locally on :en, as Commons does not allow fair-use material. --Túrelio (talk) 12:02, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

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Pristurus (talk) 07:25, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

File:Martyrs of Freedom in Egypt.jpg

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Túrelio (talk) 10:16, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

File:Mohamed Emad Hussien.jpg

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Túrelio (talk) 10:17, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

File:Abortion_in_the_Egyptian_law.jpg

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Kramer Associates (talk) 21:46, 17 October 2011 (UTC)

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Masur (talk) 18:29, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

User:AvocatoBot

Congratulations! It has bot status now. --EugeneZelenko (talk) 15:52, 6 March 2012 (UTC)

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Fry1989 eh? 05:40, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

Convert all interlaced JPGs

Hello, can you by any chance give a look at this bot work request? Thanks, Nemo 10:39, 26 November 2012 (UTC)

Hello, I'm so sorry, I can't give help in your request.--Avocato (talk) 13:00, 30 November 2012 (UTC)
Ok, no worries, it will be next time. Thanks! ;-) Regards, Nemo 14:09, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

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-mattbuck (Talk) 23:01, 7 April 2013 (UTC)

Liverpool Echo Wheel

Category:Liverpool Echo wheel should be Category:Liverpool Echo Wheel (but not Liverpool ECHO Wheel as I previously suggested) - it's a proper name (Like Category:Eiffel Tower). Please could you set the wheels in motion to move it? I don't know how. Cheers. 92.40.233.132 20:51, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

Hello. You have to create Category:Liverpool Echo Wheel, then put {{category redirect|Liverpool ECHO Wheel}} in the first category. tell me if you faced any problems. Regards.--Avocato (talk) 21:02, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
Got it! Many thanks! 92.40.233.132 21:14, 11 April 2013 (UTC)
You're welcome. :)--Avocato (talk) 21:18, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

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