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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Joe Decker!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Joe Decker!

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"). 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) 11:08, 30 June 2011 (UTC)

File:Eberhardt 2014 hi-res-download 1.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:03, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Bassett 2014 hi-res-download 1.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:04, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Bechdel 2014 hi-res-download 3 2.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:04, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Bonauto 2014 hi-res-download 1 1.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:05, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Deer 2014 hi-res-download 2.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:06, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Decoder ring.jpg[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Decoder ring.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.
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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:08, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:EdwardCReedJr.jpg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:10, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

File:Herbert John Ryser.jpeg[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:12, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

Withdrawn[edit]

I withdrew speedy nominations on the MacArthur Foundation images, labled "per discussion". Please add any relevant additional info to those discussion pages. Thanks. Ellin Beltz (talk) 16:49, 21 September 2014 (UTC.

WIll do, thanks! I still owe you a response on Reed. Thanks for your patience.  :) --Joe Decker (talk) 16:51, 21 September 2014 (UTC)