User talk:Mattnad

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English: Welcome to the Commons, Mattnad!
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Wrt the Gates imageEdit

Go the Jon Iron's image of Gates on Flickr and click on its particular "some rights reserved" symbol (a little man with a circle around it). It takes you to the Creative Commons Attribution page: a free-use license even less restritive than Commons and Wikipedia's own GNU Free Documentation License. (The difference is that GFDL requires the user to also license the end product under a free-use license, whereas Creative Commons doesn't.)Justmeherenow (talk) 14:40, 7 August 2009 (UTC)

WonderbraEdit

File talk:Circa 1975 Wonderbra.jpg -- 78.55.131.44 18:41, 20 December 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, Mattnad!

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 15:59, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

File:Netflix_XBox_Live.jpgEdit

Pay attention to copyright
File:Netflix_XBox_Live.jpg has been marked as a possible copyright violation. Wikimedia Commons only accepts free content—that is, images and other media files that can be used by anyone, for any purpose. Traditional copyright law does not grant these freedoms, and unless noted otherwise, everything you find on the web is copyrighted and not permitted here. For details on what is acceptable, please read Commons:Licensing. You may find Commons:Copyright rules useful. You can ask questions about Commons policies in Commons:Help desk.

The file you added has been deleted. If you believe that the deletion was not in accordance with policy, you may request undeletion.

Wikimedia Commons takes copyright violations very seriously and persistent violators will be blocked from editing.


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BrokenSphere (Talk) 22:07, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

I would wait for an admin to delete this image here, then you could upload it locally to Wikipedia. I'm not an admin, so I can't delete it myself. BrokenSphere (Talk) 16:01, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

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Stefan4 (talk) 10:34, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

File:Bose iPod Sound Dock.jpgEdit

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A file that you have uploaded to Wikimedia Commons from Flickr, File:Bose iPod Sound Dock.jpg, has been reviewed by an administrator or reviewer and found it available on Flickr under the license Noncommercial (NC), No derivative works (ND), or All Rights Reserved (Copyright), which isn't compatible with Commons. Unless the Flickr user changes the license to one that Wikimedia Commons accepts, the file will be speedy deleted if it hasn't been already. Commons:Flickr files/Appeal for license change has information about sending the Flickr user an appeal asking for the license to be changed. Only Flickr images tagged as BY (CC BY) or BY SA (CC BY-SA) are allowed on Commons. Once the license on Flickr is changed, you may replace the {{Unfree Flickr file}} tag with {{flickrreview}} so that an administrator or reviewer can review the image again, or ask an administrator to restore the file if it has been deleted.

If you want to avoid this mistake in the future, you may use Flickr upload bot. Thank you! JurgenNL (talk) 18:58, 9 January 2014 (UTC)

Last modified on 9 January 2014, at 18:58