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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Dicktracy100!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Dicktracy100!

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.

BotMultichillT 14:34, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

File:Castillo serrales2.jpg[edit]

Hello, There is a problem with the the information provided with this image File:Castillo serrales2.jpg. It was claimed that the author licensed this image Creative Commons. However the text above, and the text in the website where this was taken does not support this. For example, Creative Commons allows for commercial use, which was strictly prohibited by the terms of use of the website. Nowhere did the site mention Creative Commons licensing. Do you have a statement from the author, where they explicitly license the this image Creative Commons? If so this statement should be archived with the Commons:OTRS system. Regards, Dave (talk) 05:57, 29 March 2010 (UTC)

Notification about possible deletion[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg Some contents have been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether they should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at their entry.

If you created these pages, please note that the fact that they have been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with them.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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Yours sincerely, -mattbuck (Talk) 15:13, 29 December 2013 (UTC)