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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Sweetie candykim!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Novalia!

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) 13:18, 19 July 2011 (UTC)

Quick delete[edit]

Just do Quick deletes on them. Nothing is lost of it is a mistake.--JIrate (talk) 00:24, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

How do you do a quick delete? thanks Sweetie candykim (talk) 00:25, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

Use the delete macro. Template:Delete.--JIrate (talk) 00:29, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
turns out it is actually speedydelete. --JIrate (talk) 00:35, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Autopatrol given[edit]

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. INeverCry 22:06, 11 November 2012 (UTC)

Location?[edit]

Hi Novalia - do you have locations for File:Plant .jpg and File:Plant 2.jpg, please? Thanks! - MPF (talk) 11:55, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

Excellent, thanks! I'll add the location for you; for reference, it is formatted {{Location dec|53.525663|-2.918589}}. - MPF (talk) 12:55, 3 April 2014 (UTC)