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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").
BotMultichillT 05:47, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Baychimo.jpg is uncategorized since 13 June 2009.
- Image:Ost-West Grenze Zicherie.jpg was uncategorized on 12 December 2009 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:43, 13 December 2009 (UTC)
- Image:Skipiste Bedrichov 2006.jpg was uncategorized on 31 January 2010 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:55, 1 February 2010 (UTC)
- Image:Jetteklijnsma.jpg was uncategorized on 6 February 2010 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:43, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
- Image:Midsland aan Zee.JPG was uncategorized on 8 May 2010 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:39, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
- Image:StJanGewelf.JPG was uncategorized on 26 September 2010 CategorizationBot (talk) 11:02, 27 September 2010 (UTC)
- Image:Hofland H.J.A. - by Paul Levitton-AEG voor BB en pers 10-2-2014.jpg was uncategorized on 4 June 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 13:30, 5 June 2011 (UTC)
- Image:Ghislaine Plag.jpg was uncategorized on 23 June 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:57, 24 June 2011 (UTC)
|File:Baychimo.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.
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Geachte heer, mevrouw,
Voor de tweede keer tref ik uw naam bij de plaatsing van een foto op Wikipedia, de vorige keer op de pagina van Henk Hofland en nu bij een pagina van Harry Mulisch.
De foto die u hebt geplaatst is destijds NIET voor dit doeleinde naar u gestuurd, sterker nog: in de omschrijving van de foto staat dat de foto eigendom is van Uitgeverij De Bezige Bij en fotograaf Paul Levitton. Daarbij plaatst u de foto in hires zodat iedereen de foto kan downloaden en dat is zeker niet de bedoeling.
Wij verzoeken u dringend te staken met deze, wellicht goedbedoelde, acties.
Mocht u vragen hebben, dan kunt u bellen met de uitgeverij en vragen naar mij.