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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Kalamazadkhan!

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:

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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.

BotMultichillT 06:04, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

Please take a look at:[edit]

Please take a look at File:Curry Duck from Trinidad and Tobago.JPG which is categorised under Category:Cuisine by country. It seems to be an image of a Marcus Garvey, not of "curry duck". Also, please don't categorise images under "Category:Cuisine by country" but under the country cuisine itself, such as Category:Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago. As the image File:Divali meal.JPG does not carry any information about 'where it was made, I can't recategorise it in to the correct category. Please do so yourself. - Takeaway (talk) 10:29, 29 September 2010 (UTC)

Over-categorisation[edit]

Please carefully read COM:OVERCAT. For instance, if you put a file into Category:Doubles (food), you shouldn't also put it into Category:Street food in Trinidad and Tobago because it will be considered over-categorisation due to the fact that the category for doubles is itself already placed into the streetfood category. Thank you. - Takeaway (talk) 08:13, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

Thank you again for all the images of Trinidad and Tobago but please read COM:OVERCAT. If a file is already in a correct subcategory (or subcategories) of Category:Caribbean, it should NOT be also put into Category:Caribbean. For instance, your upload File:Manzanilla Bay, Trinidad - The effects of coastal erosion and flooding.jpg is already in Category:Beaches of Trinidad and Tobago, which is a subcategory of Category:Beaches of the Caribbean, which in turn is a subcategory of Category:Geography of the Caribbean, which itself is a subcategory of Category:Caribbean. COM:OVERCAT states that this file should ONLY be placed into Category:Beaches of Trinidad and Tobago, and NOT into Category:Caribbean. I have removed those files in the meantime. - Takeaway (talk) 22:41, 21 July 2016 (UTC)