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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").
- Image:Franz und Karl Doppler.jpg is uncategorized since 14 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:47, 15 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:Jeno Hubay 1897.jpg is uncategorized since 16 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:50, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:Albert Fridrich Benno Dulk.gif is uncategorized since 24 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:49, 25 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:Faber-Portraet.jpg is uncategorized since 19 February 2009. BotMultichillT 05:50, 20 February 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Syrinx 2009.jpg was uncategorized on 23 November 2009 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:50, 24 November 2009 (UTC)
|File:The Baseballs Poster2010.jpg has been marked as a possible copyright violation. Wikimedia Commons only accepts free content—that is, images and other media files that can be used by anyone, for any purpose. Traditional copyright law does not grant these freedoms, and unless noted otherwise, everything you find on the web is copyrighted and not permitted here. For details on what is acceptable, please read Commons:Licensing. You may also find Commons:Copyright rules useful, or you can ask questions about Commons policies at the Commons:Help desk.
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Eine Erlaubnis für den Wikipedia Artikel ist nicht ausreichend. Der Rechteinhaber muss zustimmen, dass Jeder die Datei verwenden darf zu jeder Zeit, für immer, und zu jedem Zweck einschließlich kommerzieller Zwecke unter einer freien Lizenz. --Martin H. (talk) 20:09, 8 March 2010 (UTC)
- Hallo Martin H., ich weiss jetzt nicht genau was ich machen soll :-( Ich hab' eine Email vom Marketing Manager der Warner Music Group (der hat mir das Bild zugesendet), dass ich dieses Bild für den Artikel verwenden kann. Was soll ich denn jetzt mit der Mail machen? Grüße --Ewald (talk) 22:54, 12 March 2010 (UTC)
- Wenn dir eine Freigabe entsprechend unserer Anforderungen erreichbar scheint, siehe Commons:Emailvorlagen#Einverständniserklärung, frag nochmal nach. Die bisherige Freigabe ist, soweit ich das beurteilen kann, aus genannten Gründen leider nicht ausreichend. --Martin H. (talk) 11:58, 13 March 2010 (UTC)
|File:Statue Marc Chagall.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.
If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has 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 it, such as a copyright issue.