User talk:MichiHenning

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, MichiHenning!

-- 21:52, 15 December 2011 (UTC)

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I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, MichiHenning!

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) 13:03, 21 January 2012 (UTC)

File:Mali Village Dance.ogv[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Mali Village Dance.ogv 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.
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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Saibo (Δ) 00:49, 10 February 2012 (UTC)

MOTD[edit]

BTW, I had no idea that this file ended up in the Media of the Day section until I got the notification about the deletion request. How do files get selected for this? I had a look at the Commons:Media of the day project page, but that page's history doesn't show any edits after May 2010. --MichiHenning (talk) 06:04, 10 February 2012 (UTC)

(copied to here from Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Mali_Village_Dance.ogv for less "clutter") The Media of the day page consists of templates and subtemplates - you see the "Choose a new media file" links? With those the files are selected. Clear? :-) --Saibo (Δ) 13:51, 10 February 2012 (UTC)
Ah, I see, thanks! :-) --MichiHenning (talk) 20:36, 10 February 2012 (UTC)