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"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.
- Image:O2dublininterior.jpg was uncategorized on 9 August 2010 CategorizationBot (talk) 18:48, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
- Image:Leapcard (photo).png was uncategorized on 29 January 2012 CategorizationBot (talk) 13:51, 30 January 2012 (UTC)
File tagging File:Schizos anno2008.jpg
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- As far as I know this photo is owned/made on request of the band. As their singer & bass-player Rene Timmer has died in August of 2011 it is a little hard to contact them to get the proper permission. Permission to use this file, as well as the other files, was specifically granted (pages were edited with some information on request of Rene and Reinie) but I jave no written proof if this, so I'll just leave it as it is. ¬¬¬¬
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