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Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit
Hello, John Belushi!
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:4C 41.17.jpg is uncategorized since 14 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:54, 15 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:Evolution SuWt 2.jpg is uncategorized since 14 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:54, 15 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:SuWt 2.jpg is uncategorized since 14 December 2008. BotMultichillT (talk) 05:54, 15 December 2008 (UTC)
- Image:Shelter Island.jpg was uncategorized on 26 October 2009.
- Image:HD 85512 b.jpg was uncategorized on 13 September 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 12:57, 14 September 2011 (UTC)
- Image:NGC 6397 (ESO).jpg was uncategorized on 12 October 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 14:42, 13 October 2011 (UTC)
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File tagging File:HD 85512 b.jpgEdit
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George Miquilena · talk 00:04, 22 August 2012 (UTC)
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|Thanks. John and Edgar Morton to John and Morton Edgar JMCC1 (talk) 19:40, 2 December 2013 (UTC)|
Edit which is close to vandalismEdit
This edit by yourself is very close to vandalism. Now, listen, I know that you are experiencing some serious butthurt over the existence of Polandball on Wikipedia projects, but when that butthurt almost crosses the line into vandalism, this is absolutely not on. Don't do such things again. russavia (talk) 16:26, 5 December 2013 (UTC)
Hi there, I'm not sure if you are aware, but several months ago I managed to get Platforma to relicence their Flickr stream to Commons compatible CC licence. This took me almost 12 months of hounding them to do so, so I think I did pretty well with this, don't you?
Anyway, there are 1,500 images in Category:Photographs by Platforma Obywatelska (check needed) which need categorisation. I am not full bottle on Platforma politicians, and their descriptions are almost entirely in Polish. Perhaps you would like to take some time out of talking shit about me on other projects, and jump in and help to categorise these valuable Polish images. When categorised the "check needed" category can safely be removed from each image.
You may like to let other likeminded editors such as yourself to also stop talking shit about me, and ask them to pitch in and help with this. I am actively lobbying other Polish organisations and photographers to relicence their works for use on Commons.
P.S. I have also managed to obtain a photograph of the LOT 767 belly landing as described in pl:Awaryjne lądowanie lotu PLL LOT 016 under a free licence, but I am not rushing to upload it and make it available on Commons. To be perfectly honest, I feel that so long as people such as yourself continue to talk smack about me unabated that I am not going to reward such blatant idiocy by uploading one of the most needed photos as it pertains to Polish aviation. Such a shame. Grow the hell up.
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