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problem creating new accountEdit

'No active login attempt is in progress for your session.' is the message when trying to create account —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 2A02:560:41A6:8A00:A0F3:1F5E:FDAB:517D (talk) 06:16, 26 June 2019 (UTC) Someone changed prior template to mdshakilmollaIP2, I've reverted so that the template works. - Jmabel ! talk 16:15, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

@2A02:560:41A6:8A00:A0F3:1F5E:FDAB:517D: do you only get this on Wikimedia Commons or do you also get this on other Wikimedia websites (like Wikipedia)? If only here then you could create an account somewhere and it will automatically create an account here. --Donald Trung 『徵國單』 (No Fake News 💬) (WikiProject Numismatics 💴) (Articles 📚) 05:56, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

LemaEdit

"Ballet Nacionalista del estado Mérida va,guardia del Nacionalismo Artístico Danzario en Venezuela"
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Balletnacionalistamerida (talk • contribs) 08:14, 5 July 2019 (UTC)

MediaWiki:Gadget-OldEdittools.js disabled by default but has to be enabled?Edit

Not sure where to report this, but when not having MediaWiki:Gadget-OldEdittools.js enabled, some javascript immediately removes div#mw-content-text from the edit page, so I could not edit any pages without having JS disabled until I figured out I had to enable that gadget. I've already asked this on COM:VPT and not gotten any response, but I feel like that's kinda important because users affected by this who are unable to figure out how to work around that on their own can't even ask for help here. --Nenntmichruhigip (talk) 14:11, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

Which gadgets do you have enabled? Ruslik (talk) 20:22, 7 July 2019 (UTC)
wpgadgets[]=Slideshow
wpgadgets[]=ZoomViewer
wpgadgets[]=fastcci
wpgadgets[]=edittop
wpgadgets[]=OldEdittools
wpgadgets[]=UploadWizard
wpgadgets[]=ImprovedUploadForm
wpgadgets[]=RotateLink
wpgadgets[]=RenameLink
wpgadgets[]=Long-Image-Names-in-Categories
wpgadgets[]=search-new-tab
wpgadgets[]=contribsrange
wpgadgets[]=WatchlistNotice
wpgadgets[]=WhatIsThat
wpgadgets[]=AjaxQuickDelete
wpgadgets[]=Cat-a-lot
wpgadgets[]=HotCat
wpgadgets[]=CatScan2-link
wpgadgets[]=WikiMiniAtlas
wpgadgets[]=LanguageSelect
--Nenntmichruhigip (talk) 16:14, 8 July 2019 (UTC)
Nenntmichruhigip, could you identify the script causing this malfunction? Remember, you have m:User:Nenntmichruhigip/global.js, too. Firebug had a feature where you could break JS execution when a DOM node was mutated/ removed. Not sure whether such a feature exists in "modern" browsers as of today. -- Rillke(q?) 10:46, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Open a wiki-page in new tabEdit

We use [[Main_Page]] instead of <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org"> in MediaWiki.
What do we use instead of <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org" target="_blank"> in MediaWiki.
I need to open a WikiPage in a new tab. -- Eatcha (talk) 12:31, 8 July 2019 (UTC)

@Eatcha: Which WikiPage do you wish to open?   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 15:53, 8 July 2019 (UTC)
You propably don't. Also outside of MediaWiki. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] --Nenntmichruhigip (talk) 16:14, 8 July 2019 (UTC)
@Jeff G.:, When you try to nominate a new candidate on COM:FSC, COM:FVC or COM:FPC you are asked to "Paste the text at the top of the Featured sound candidate list (just below the comment:LIST OF NOMINATIONS)".
when you click on Commons:Featured_sound_candidates#Adding_a_new_nomination, you are redirected to this page but as it asks you copy paste the text that is {{Commons:Featured sound candidates/File:Fight Back (Official Video) NEFFEX.webm}} in this case to Featured sound candidate list which in fact has a link to the page, but If it opens before saving the current page that troubles me, you need to copy-paste the url which is not User-Friendly. If I can get it to open in new tab that would be more user friendly IMHO. -- Eatcha (talk) 16:40, 8 July 2019 (UTC)
@Eatcha: The only code I know of on this wiki that can transclude a nomination to a list is in javascript.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 19:13, 8 July 2019 (UTC)
@Jeff G.:, But can I use JS for that page ? How can I edit it(JS) ? -- Eatcha (talk) 06:58, 9 July 2019 (UTC)
@Eatcha: I was specifically thinking of MediaWiki:Gadget-AjaxQuickDelete.js, but VFC can also append. You can develop js code in your userspace.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 04:11, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
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I think that this question was replied to adequately based on the supplied information. If you have anything to add or a follow-up question please feel free to replace this box with your comment. This section will be archived after two days. Eatcha (talk) 05:15, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Upload new file or new version?Edit

Hey,
I have made a new version of the NATO flag from scratch. With (close to?) perfect shapes. And cleaner code than the one that's used here. Should I upload it as a separate file? Or should I upload a new version at the old page (File:Flag of NATO.svg)? I'd like to release it with {{cc-by-sa-4.0}}, but maybe that's not even allowed. Thanks for helping me 🙂 – GeMet [talk] 15:26, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

@GeMet: you may ask at Commons:Graphics village pump whether your code is indeed an improvement to the original. If you are sure, feel free to overwrite it since it should be fine per COM:OVERWRITE.--Roy17 (talk) 16:48, 9 July 2019 (UTC)
@GeMet: COM:OVERWRITE says that you may not change licensing when overwriting. Since File:Flag of NATO.svg is {{PD-US-not renewed}}, I don't think you should overwrite it if you intend the new version to be {{Cc-by-sa-4.0}}. It's possible that your new version won't have an independent copyright anyway, depending on whether the text of an SVG file constitutes a literary work where you live. --bjh21 (talk) 17:05, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

Uploading a Picture from BallotpediaEdit

I want to use https://s3.amazonaws.com/ballotpedia-api/storage/uploads/thumbs/200/300/crop/best/Allen_THomas_Photo1111.jpg, which is a photo currently being used on Ballotpedia for article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_North_Carolina%27s_3rd_congressional_district_special_election, but how do I know if Ballotpedia pictures are authorized for broad use? The picture previously used on Wikipedia shows in a google search, but it's blank on the article page. I'd like an actual picture of Allen Thomas to appear on his page and the election page. Thank you!
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Ddoing (talk • contribs) 12:53, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
@Ddoing: https://ballotpedia.org/Allen_Thomas_(North_Carolina_congressional_candidate) and http://www.beach104.com/2019/05/01/murphy-perry-likely-in-gop-runoff-for-special-congressional-election/ show no free licenses or attribution consistent with a free license. Sorry, but we cannot accept that photo without prior permission via OTRS.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 13:48, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

API "NeedToken" ErrorEdit

Hello,

I don't know if it's the right place for this, but here I am. I am trying to upload images to Wikimedia Commons using MWBot, a NPM Package, however even the simplest example simply refuses to work, I get a "NeedToken" error.

const MWBot = require('mwbot');

let bot = new MWBot();

const APIURL = 'https://test.wikipedia.org/w/api.php'; const USERNAME = 'username@botname'; const PASSWORD = 'long random string';

bot.loginGetEditToken({

 apiUrl: APIURL,
 username: USERNAME,
 password: PASSWORD

})

 .then((response) => console.log('Response: %o', response))
 .catch(error => console.error('Login Error: %o', error));

And my error is simply : index.js:19 Login Error: Error: Could not login: NeedToken

This is running on a local server, and the only way to get the request to even work is to disable CORS using a chrome extension. Any ideas?

Thank you.
— Preceding unsigned comment added by KywimMedia (talk • contribs) 13:32, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Cannot login through the wikimedia API (bot account)Edit

Hello everyone, I'm currently working on the Open Yesterday project (more info here: https://github.com/oSoc19/Open-Yesterday-iD-Editor/), we want to add a feature that could permit to our users to directly upload their pictures about certain places onto wikimedia and then use the returned links to show them up on our application.

The thing is that i cannot figure out how to log into wikimedia with my bot account, we're using javascript, here's the code:

               let jsonLogInfo = JSON.parse(jsonInfo);
               let formData = new FormData();
               formData.append('action', 'login');
               formData.append('lgname', jsonLogInfo.loginInfo.lgname);
               formData.append('lgpassword', jsonLogInfo.loginInfo.lgpassword);
               formData.append('lgtoken', loginToken);
               formData.append('format', 'json');
               var options = {
                   method: 'POST',
                   body: formData,
                   cache: 'no-cache',
                   credentials: 'include'    
               };  
               fetch(apiURL, options)
               .then(response => response.json())
               .then(response => JSON.stringify(response))
               .catch(error => console.log(error));

I'm getting redirected to the API help webpage each time (the loginToken is generated with another request)

Can someone figure out what is going wrong ?

Thank you for your time,

Open Yesterday team
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Byoa (talk • contribs) 14:03, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Copyright Violations?! HELP ME out of this MESS...PLEASE!Edit

1. There are so many of you attempting to assist me, thank you. "Achim55" --Patrick Rogel Túrelio Ellin Beltz THESE SEEM TO BE THE ISSUES:

Contents
1	File:MV5BMDk3OTUxYmItY2U2NS00ODRiLTg0MzMtMjcxY2NjYWU5ODYzXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjU0ODQ3MQ@@. V1 UY317 CR19,0,214,317 AL .jpg
2	File:Jimmy Dale - CD cover.jpg
3	File:Jody Jaress 2018.jpg
4	Please do not recreate deleted content
5	File:Jody Jaress.jpg
6	File:USO and Jody.jpg
7	File:Traces Of Memory.jpg

BUT... when I go to the pages you all suggest to correct or verify, change, etc what must be my ignorance in knowing what to do or not to when posting an image... I CANNOT FIND THE AREA TO TYPE IN MY RESPONSE!

I'm ready to throw my computer out the window because I am so frustrated that I do not know what to do to get out of this mess I've innocently created!

I know you'd rather NOT correspond through email, but I just do not know what to do. I'm totally overwhelmed.

2. I thought that I was creating a NEW EDITORIAL PAGE for a musician friend (Jimmy Dale (musician/composer/band leader) per his request. It appears that all the hours of work I did was on the wrong page! I created it in/on Redlippedlady sandbox or User Page... and NOT able to create his desired page... with CD photo etc.

HOW DO I GET ALL OF THIS OVERWHELMING ISSUES CONCLUDED IN A POSITIVE MANNER?
I DON'T EVEN THINK THAT THIS AREA IS GOING TO DO ME ANY GOOD WHAT SO EVER.  WHERE DOES THIS NOTICE GO?
WHO DOES IT GO TO?  I'M SO BROKEN OVER THIS AT THE MOMENT.

Thank you all... again. ~~Redlippedlady aka JoEllen Jaress aka Jody Jaress (do not mention that I am connected to my redlippedlady account please. thanks) sedonajody@aol.com

redlippedlady@yahoo.com
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Redlippedlady (talk • contribs) 23:37, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
Pinging the people mentioned above: @Achim55, Patrick Rogel, Túrelio, Ellin Beltz: - Jmabel ! talk 03:50, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

Totally confused! Wikipedia? Wikimedia? What?!Edit

Egads! After reading so many concerns on this page (including my own), I am even more confused. I must say though, that my issue(s) may be more simple than expected.

Way back in 2012 (my last edit before 2019), I had no clue there was "Wikimedia Commons". It appears that "somehow" while wanting to edit on a Wikipedia Article page... I ended up on Wikipedia Commons?! Is that possible? And that's giving me additional copyright violations which I'm not understanding, etc?

Also, probably explains why when I search a name/article it comes up on Wikipedia (sometimes) and other times on Wikimedia and doesn't go to the correct area?

Wow... I'm very challenged by these additional "tools" or extended "sites"!?

Help please... in laymen's English/terms. Thanks!

~~Redlippedlady
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Redlippedlady (talk • contribs) 01:05, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
@Redlippedlady: Hi, Redlippedlady. Here are some basics.
The overall organization that manages/supports all these sites is the Wikimedia Foundation. Some of the various sites are:
  • Wikipedia: Wikipedia is the encyclopedia and contains mostly articles. I should say that the Wikipedias are the encyclopedias, plural, because there are many Wikipedias, each in a different language.
  • Wikimedia Commons (called "Wikimedia" because of the organization name) is a repository of files: images, audio, video, and maybe others I'm not thinking of. Files on Commons are under copyright licenses that allow them to be freely used in different ways. Any file uploaded here must be under such a license. The Wikipedias can easily link to these files to use them in articles. The files can also be used outside of Wikimedia sites if the terms of the relevant license(s) are followed.
  • Wiktionary: a dictionary, also in multiple languages like the Wikipedias
  • Wikidata: a database with basic data about nearly everything under the sun; the data can be retrieved by processes used on Wikimedia sites, and is useable for non-Wikimedia purposes as well
  • Meta-Wiki: coordination for all the various Wikimedia projects
There are others: you can see them listed on the main page of any Wikimedia site.
I hope that helps. --Auntof6 ([[User talk:Auntof6|Template:IntI :Talkpagelinktext]]) 01:26, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you, User:Auntof6 / Auntof6. Your info at least tells me that I'm in over my head! All I want to do is create a NEW Editorial page for my friend... and periodically correct or update info on Jody Jaress editorial page. Wikimedia Common, in. I am just too old to deal with more stress in my life! Can you help me with starting a New page? I'll just omit any images, licensing, etc. Just can't deal with that at the moment. Thanking you again. ~~Redlippedlady
— Preceding unsigned comment added by [[User:|]] ([[User talk:|talk]] • contribs) 03:43, 11 July 2019‎ Redlippedlady (UTC)
@Redlippedlady: I think you should start with writing a draft article at Draft:Jimmy Dale (composer) (← click the link, select "create" and just start writing). Please note that there is already an article about one Jimmy Dale (musician) (1935-2017), so I chose "Jimmy Dale (composer)" for your draft title. The advantage of the draft system at Wikipedia is that you can save and edit the page until it fits Wikipedia's requirements for notability and reliable sources, and only then will it get promoted to a live encyclopedic article. Creating a new biographical Wikipedia page directly as a live article may result in the page getting deleted because of questionable notability and bad sources for biographies of living people. That is why you would first want to write a draft version. Please be sure to also read the information on notability and biographies of living persons at Wikipedia. Once you think your page is ready for the collection of proper Wikipedia articles, please add a text string {{AFC submission}} at the very top of the page. It will then be reviewed by experienced editors. De728631 (talk) 19:17, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
@Redlippedlady: See also en:WP:MFA. Since you brought it up, how old are you? :)   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 11:17, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

File:大龍峒保安宮0.jpgEdit

I happened to see this photo(File:大龍峒保安宮0.jpg). I don't know what category to put it under because no one has yet created "UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Awards" category. What should I do?--Kai3952 (talk) 12:53, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

@Kai3952:Sure, just create Category:UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Awards, categorize it with other categories (such as Category:UNESCO, or any other more specific categories, also make sure that they are placed down as [[Category:<Category name>]]), than publish your edit. You may then categorize the category for Taipei Bao-an Temple with your Category:UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Awards, and make sure other categories of different heritage buildings are categorized properly. Enclosed please find a list of heritage buildings in Chinese, thank you.廣九直通車 (talk) 08:31, 13 July 2019 (UTC)

uploading my complete blog with public domain contentsEdit

Is there a way to upload the entire contents of my blog, https://www.arnoldtradecards.com as a whole to Wikimedia? The contents are all in the public domain. As there are well over 1,000 images on it, doing some sort of mass download would be preferable.
— Preceding unsigned comment added by JeffDiver (talk • contribs) 14:21, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
  • In terms of the images, I imagine it could be done on some sort of automated basis, but it looks like you really don't have much metadata about them, which means we'd end up with pretty "thin" descriptions in an automated upload. - Jmabel ! talk 16:20, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

Uploading a picture via the APIEdit

Hey everyone,

I'm trying to upload a picture via the API, i'm making my API POST request like this:

               let file = document.getElementById('files').files[0];
               var formData = new FormData();
               formData.append("action", "upload");
               formData.append('format', 'json');
               formData.append("filename", file.name);
               formData.append("file", file);
               formData.append("token", CSRFToken);
               formData.append('ignorewarning', 1);
               fetch(apiURL, {
                   method: 'POST',
                   headers: {
                       "Content-Type": "multipart/form-data"
                   },
                   credentials: 'include',
                   body: formData
                });

I think the problem is my file field: I don't know in which format i should upload it.

Thanks in advance for your help.
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Byoa (talk • contribs) 14:50, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

Add photo image for Andrew J. HansonEdit

I want to add photo for Andrew J. Hanson. I did not take this photo, but I have permission from the photographer to use it. Where do I add her permission - shown below: I hereby affirm that I, Ann Schertz. the creator of the photo of Andrew Hanson as shown above have the legal authority in my capacity to release the copyright of that work.

I acknowledge that by doing so anyone has the right to use the work, even in a commercial product or otherwise, and to modify it according to their needs, provided that they abide by the terms of the license and any other applicable laws.

I am aware that this agreement is not limited to Wikipedia or related sites.

I am aware that the copyright holder always retains ownership of the copyright as well as the right to be attributed in accordance e with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be claimed to have been made by the copyright holder.

I acknowledged that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the content may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project.

Here is the link to the photo in question https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andrew_J._Hanson.jpg

Best,


Ann Schertz
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Lynnemikolon (talk • contribs) 15:07, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

Uploading an Image - licencingEdit

Hi, Trying to upload an updated image of Prof. Dan Ariely I've received the following message. We were given a usage permission by an employee of the copyrights' owner, Mrs Sigalit Ben Hayoun of Tel Aviv University Alumni Organization, and she's willing to send you the release-of-rights email, once the Image is online. Please, do tell how we can get it online. --Asafabir (talk) 16:22, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

The "error" message I recieved trying to upload the image.jpg

  • @Jmabel: Thank you. As the picture above demonstrated, the system doesn't let me upload the image to Wikimedia Commons, and thus makes it impossible to meet one term in your template email. The term is pasting a link to the "exact URL of the file uploaded on Wikimedia Commons". Since this is technically impossible due to Wiki Commons' system's message, The permission email will have to include a link to: https://www.facebook.com/TAUalumni/photos/t.704919/1179943592165007/?type=3&theater. This is despite of what your template indicates - and it's the only possibility to act according to your guidance. Thus, I trust that the link to https://www.facebook.com/TAUalumni/photos/t.704919/1179943592165007/?type=3&theater will be sufficient. If not, please notify me about the actions that need to be taken in order to successfully meet the terms of your process. Thank you. --Asafabir (talk) 18:04, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
    • @Asafabir: Instead of using the upload wizard, you can also upload the image following the steps in the lower part of this page. In the file description editor, please add the appropriate information to the templated text like this:
{{Information
|Description= Add a full description here
|Source= Tel Aviv University Alumni Organization
|Date= When was this photo taken? E.g. 2019-01-15
|Author= Sigalit Ben Hayoun
|Permission= {{OTRS pending}}
|other_versions=
}}
You may then select a free licence from the dropdown menu. Please note that Mrs Ben Hayoun should have chosen such a licence for the image before asking you to upload it. You are not in a legal position to grant a free licence for her work. I hope this helps you with your upload. Otherwise feel free to ask again. De728631 (talk) 18:39, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
De728631 is basically on the mark, but use {{subst:OP}} rather than {{OTRS pending}}. - Jmabel ! talk 00:02, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
    • @De728631: @Jmabel:. Here's the thing: Mrs Ben Hayoun is waiting for me to provide her with the details (the filename and the URL path) in order to send you the permission email. But I'm not savvy with wiki-technicalities, and I'm afraid to make technical errors that will further extend this story. Is it possible to let me use the wizard and give this image a few days' grace to have all the requirements met? --Asafabir (talk) 07:27, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
      @Asafabir: Yes, using the license she chose and the canonical {{subst:OP}}.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 10:39, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Copyright question for old company logo from SingaporeEdit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Old_CISCO_logo.jpeg

This was used from the 1980s to the early 2000s. I’m assuming that it’s (still) fair use? Ominae (talk) 00:36, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

  • Nothing about it no longer being used by the company would make it less eligible to be used on a fair use basis where that is allowed. Since that's not allowed on Commons, though, it is not relevant here.
  • As for uploading it to Commons: it's right around the threshold of originality to be eligible for copyright. It might be acceptable as {{PD-ineligible}} {{Trademarked}}, I'm really not sure; I'm particularly unsure of what Singapore's rules are about that threshold, and I see nothing about Singapore on that page. Might be better discussed at Commons:Village pump/Copyright, where there tends to be more expertise on that. - Jmabel ! talk 04:45, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
Better not upload it here. Singapore inherits British law which has very low TOO.--Roy17 (talk) 08:24, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

actor headshotEdit

Hi,

I have tried to post my headshot to my page Bill_Hutchens, but it was taken down. I thought it was because I didn't credit the photographer, so I did that, but still taken down. That picture is everywhere, casting sites, my website, imdb etc, wide and far. So I don't understand the problem. What do you need?

Kind Regards,

Bill Hutchens
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Billhfilms (talk • contribs) 10:28, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
@Billhfilms: Please have photographer Robert John Auger post Commons:Licensing compliant permission for that photo on his website or social media presence or send the photo and permission via OTRS with a carbon copy to you. See also COM:ADVERT.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 11:23, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Using image from Internet forumEdit

Buongiorno, vorrei caricare su Commons delle immagini che ho scaricato qualche anno fa da un sito internet, in particolare era un forum di discussione, che ha chiuso e non esiste più. Si possono caricare? Che tipo di licenza devo mettere?

Grazie
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Jaspar74 (talk • contribs) 08:22, 13 July 2019 (UTC)
  • You cannot upload them here if you are not the copyright holder and the copyright holder has not issued a free license. You cannot make up a license to waive someone else's rights! - Jmabel ! talk 08:29, 13 July 2019 (UTC)

Uploading MP3Edit

I want to upload an MP3 of Apollo 11 countdown. The file is in the public domain because it is solely created by NASA. However, I always get a warning about copyright violation when I upload the file. Can I get permission to do so?

Source: http://soundcloud.com/nasa/sets/apollo-sounds

–Yours sincerely, Soumyabrata 11:37, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

@Soumya-8974:In my opinion, you can upload this sound record to Commons. Please apply Template:PD-NASA, and remember to change the file format from .mp3 to any accepted sound file format per COM:FT#Sound, regards.廣九直通車 (talk) 12:47, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

What is Category:Wikimedia group photos?Edit

I stumbled upon "Category:Wikimedia group photos" when I am browsing categories on Wikimedia.Commons. What is this category for? Because I want to create the category of group photographs for "Category:Wikimedians in Taiwan"(E.g. Category:Group photographs of wikimedians in Taiwan).--Kai3952 (talk) 12:39, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Citar una foto de Wikimedia en créditos cinematográficosEdit

Buenos días:

Actualmente estoy trabajando en un documental, y encontré unas imágenes que nos gustaría usar. Por lo que he leído, son de dominio público, pero tengo algunas dudas a la hora de citarlas para que aparezcan en los créditos del final. Lo he puesto de la siguiente manera:

¿Estarían bien así?¡

Muchas gracias,

Un saludo. —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 88.5.192.232 (talk) 14:14, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

  • Estarían bien. Para imagenes en el dominio público, no existen derechos de autor. Por el dominio público, dar crédito trata solamente en honestidad intelectual. - Jmabel ! talk 17:20, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Is a monument picture allowed?Edit

took this photo, and several like it. However, I am confused about what photos are allowed to be uploaded. Is a monument considered to be "art", and therefor not allowed?

I took photos of several more monuments on the Courthouse Square. Can they be uploaded to Commons? My plan would be to then update the corresponding articles on Wikipedia. Is this allowed to do? —TSchiroMGA (talk) 15:19, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Thanks!

Picture of the Monument for Private First Class Luther H. Story in Buena Vista, GA.
TSchiroMGA (talk) 15:08, 14 July 2019 (UTC)
Though, U.S. copyright has no freedom-of-panorama exception for non-buildings, I don't see anything copyrightable in this "monument". In the current image, the inscription and the small icon/image would be de minimis, IMO. However, a close-up photo of the inscription would not be o.k. --Túrelio (talk) 15:50, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Film Le Mans 1971 met o.a. Steve Mc. Queen.Edit

Ik zoek als groot autosport fan de DVD versie van de film Le Mans uit 1971. Met o.a. Steve Mc.Queen in de hoofdrol. Please! Roland Visser, Monsterseweg 89, 2553 RJ Den Haag. Email: roland.visser@yahoo.com. —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 2001:983:26BE:1:C95A:7327:6258:81D5 (talk) 16:51, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Ik denk dat je beter op een andere website kan zoeken, het filmpje dat je zoekt is niet in het publiek domein of zover ik kan zien onder een vrije licentie uitgegeven dus kan je beter naar Marktplaats.nl of een andere website gaan. --Donald Trung 『徵國單』 (No Fake News 💬) (WikiProject Numismatics 💴) (Articles 📚) 14:07, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Uploading a photographyEdit

Dear sirs,

I want to upload a photography of a living photographer. I have his permission, for a free publication. How can I mention it while loading ?

Thank you fore your help

Herlegoff
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Herlegoff (talk • contribs) 17:37, 14 July 2019 (UTC)
  • "Have his permission" is not enough. We need a specific license, granted by the copyright owner, and compliant with Commons:Project scope#Must be freely licensed or public domain. If there is a site or page online that the copyright owner clearly controls, they can indicate the license there; otherwise, you really need to go through the process outlined at COM:OTRS to upload someone else's photo. - Jmabel ! talk 19:15, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Clarification of the copyright status on a specific pageEdit

Hello, Wikimedia Commons!

Forgive me if this is the wrong avenue to ask this, but I recently came across an image that is listed under public domain that I would like to reuse. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Green_Chinese_dragon.PNG This page, to be specific. However, the user that released it into PD, a user named "Nyo," seems to no longer exist, and his/her userpage is rife with odd tests and other detritus in the logs. Would you be able to inform me if the "Public Domain" tag on the image is still reliable/accurate?

Thanks! —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 47.148.85.229 (talk) 01:46, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

We would not be able to inform you of basically anything you can't see for yourself. The public domain tag is still as reliable or unreliable as it always was and you're going to have to rely on it at your own discretion.--Prosfilaes (talk) 03:14, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
The user in question, by the way, is User:Nyo~commonswiki. - Jmabel ! talk 03:23, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
This may be of interest. Does suggest that this may have been someone with good intentions and where the OTRS process messed up on him. - Jmabel ! talk 03:25, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

AncestryEdit

Working with my family data on Ancestry.Com/Wikipedia, I find lots data is correct, There IS a LACK of Township data for states & Canada. There is confusion if township data is deleted/renamed over time. Even direct websites do not mention townships. Data is very vital for correct location, cemeteries being one of the largest. If one has a name of a place, or township, the two are often not related to each other in the data provided. could you do to help? surfer-joe —Preceding unsigned comment was added by 2600:8800:6780:E6E0:B5BD:74E0:33C4:4AE5 (talk) 03:32, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

It looks like you might want the Help Desk on Wikipedia. However, Ancestry is its own entity and how it uses Wikipedia's data is up to them. Killiondude (talk) 03:47, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Some edits exceeded your rate limit of 900 edits per 180 seconds. Please let this tab open until this dialog disappeared or you got a positive response from the tool you are using. It will take approx. 110 seconds to complete this task.Edit

Lolsoly (talk) 05:38, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

@Lolsoly:I am not sure about what you are asking. Would you please rephrase and repeat your question again?廣九直通車 (talk) 06:10, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
Атрымаў гэтае паведамленне пры выдаленні файлаўLolsoly (talk) 06:16, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

I added Category:Https://www.thsrc.com.tw/tw/TimeTable/SearchResultEdit

I accidentally made a mistake when I added "Photographs of Jordan by 林高志" category to the page. Could someone please delete this edit from the page history at File:約旦古蹟 329.jpg?--Kai3952 (talk) 11:08, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Reverting +- 50 editsEdit

Hello,

Is it possible for a moderator to revert around 50 edits of User:Kai3952? I deleted the Category:Auschwitz Museum from a lot of pictures that were obviously not made in the Auschwitz Museum, but in other places in the town where the museum is (for instance [6]). Kai reverted my edits wrongly.

Regards,

Tukka (talk) 12:14, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

@Tukka:If you are seeking administrator intervention, please place your request on COM:ANU. Make sure to notify User:Kai3952 by placing this template {{subst:Discussion-notice|noticeboard=COM:AN/U|thread=|reason=}} on the regarding user talk page,thank you.廣九直通車 (talk) 13:36, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
@Tukka: Please use edit summaries in the future, because I could not determine whether your edits were vandalism or a constructive contribution. I think, we can't just deleted the Category:Auschwitz Museum from 林高志 uploaded pictures. That could cause a problem as his pictures lose the connections to categories.--Kai3952 (talk) 13:53, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you 廣九直通車 for your explanation. Tukka (talk) 14:52, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
I think Kai and me agreed to add another category to the pictures, so the problem is solved. Tukka (talk) 15:05, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
@Tukka: We can find "Unidentified subjects in Poland" category on Wikimedia Commons. If you face this problem you can tackle it but this kind of problem should not happen. Do you know what I mean? The reason I am angry is, you accuse me that there is a problem with my edits and you want to report vandalism.--Kai3952 (talk) 18:25, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
It's not my problem that you get angry because I have a problem with your edits. If you're an adult, act like one. And I was not reporting your edits as vandalism (in fact, you where accusing me of vandalism). But let's agree to both use the edit summary from now on. Something you didn't do either sometimes. Tukka (talk) 17:08, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:3 cm flak 303 twin ubts.jpgEdit

I found this image on multiple websites, all of them article type. This is my first time uploading images for the article I write so I am running into issues.

I cited the image to one source and stated its author - I further linked the website's rules/terms of use to the permission category. However, now the image I uploaded faces deletion due to the lack of tags/license.

I wonder where I can get the license? Will wiki moderators review permission regarding this image and issue me a license? Or do I need to apply for own license by filling out the information in a specific wiki web page?

Please give suggestions pertaining to getting a license (or perhaps checking if the permission category is filled out correctly after all).

--Nimitz Zhang (talk) 15:55, 15 July 2019 (UTC) @Nimitz Zhang: Only the holder of the copyright can grant a license. Are you saying they have granted one? If so, what license or licenses have they granted? - Jmabel ! talk 16:33, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

--Hi, they did not respond. Their website rule says that all copyright materials can be used if linked back to the source (attribute). Since there are so few copies of the image, I suspect that they very well may be the copyright holder, if not then none of the websites featuring this image is a copy right holder. --Nimitz Zhang (talk) 18:15, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

  • That's just it. It's most likely that none of the websites featuring this image is a copyright holder, and we can't find the copyright holder, so there is no way for Commons to host it under our rules, which require either public domain or overt free licensing. - Jmabel ! talk 23:10, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Is it Hamburg Airport?Edit

File:Airport interior, 23 april 2013.jpg If yes, please consider deleting the wrong name redirect.--Roy17 (talk) 22:04, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Pictogram voting info.svg Info@Roy17:According to file description, the uploader said that the image is taken in Luxembourg-Findel International Airport. However, according to File talk:Airport interior, 23 april 2013.jpg, another doubt that the airport is actually not in Luxembourg. Anyways, I will ping both of them at here.廣九直通車 (talk) 11:22, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
@Managementboy, Jwh: pinging users involved.廣九直通車 (talk) 11:22, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
Definitely Hamburg. See also this page. De728631 (talk) 20:30, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
I have now deleted the erroneous redirect. De728631 (talk) 20:34, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
@De728631: thx a lot! Surprisingly a non-European like me would first identify where it could be LOL...--Roy17 (talk) 10:35, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Photo deletionEdit

Two photos I uploaded were deleted. I uploaded them on behalf of my company, Eurasia Group, and we own both of them. We are trying to determine how we can re-upload these photos so they are not deleted again. Please advise.

Thank you.
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Ngedana (talk • contribs) 13:00, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
@Ngedana:Thank you for your question, please do not re-upload those images. Instead, please send a permission statement to permissions-commons@wikimedia.org with your official email address according to the instructions of OTRS. An OTRS volunteer should then examine your permission and recover your images, regards.廣九直通車 (talk) 13:04, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

Edit

Hi, Just wondering does File:Kolumbus logo.png meet PD-textlogo?, I assumed the symbol above the text would fail it ?,
Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 13:13, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

  • Ah okay I'll go ahead and tag it, Many thanks for your help Jmabel :). –Davey2010Talk 16:41, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
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Is it a human or a ghost?Edit

馬德里蓮花寺等35.jpg

I am not sure in the photo if it is a human or a ghost. It seems not to be educationally useful and I would not know in which case it would be useful.--Kai3952 (talk) 13:34, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

@Kai3952: Human.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 13:43, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
Nominated for deletion per here.廣九直通車 (talk) 04:25, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
Such photographs are always a shame, because they always depict something educationally useful in the background but then put a person in front of it as the subject. We should ask the uploader if they have more of that building without the person standing in front of it. --Donald Trung 『徵國單』 (No Fake News 💬) (WikiProject Numismatics 💴) (Articles 📚) 14:03, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Photos from Google Maps (my own!)Edit

Hi there, I was wondering, can I upload my photos I already uploaded on Google maps? All the photos are 100% my own, and my username here is the same as on Google. I have a bunch of photos I shot during my travels, so I'd like to share them so anybody can use them.

Thank you!
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Kfastic (talk • contribs) 10:48, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
@Kfastic: Yes, you can do that, but you need to do something to ensure that it's obvious you have the right to do so. Otherwise it will look like you're just passing off someone else's photos as your own. Ways to do this (starting with what I think is the best) include:
  • Label the pictures on Google Maps with precisely the same licence as you plan to use on Commons, and list Google Maps as the source when you upload the pictures. This is easy for anyone to validate, and doesn't depend on the identity of the person uploading to Commons. Ideally, flag the imported files with {{LicenseReview}}.
  • Arrange that your Google account has a statement on it somewhere that associates it with your Commons account. I don't know how you'd do this on Google, but I did something similar on Geograph Britain and Ireland by having my Geograph profile link to my home page, which in turn has a link to User:Bjh21.
  • Upload a version of each picture that couldn't possibly have come from Google. For instance, if Google has cropped or low-resolution versions, upload the camera-original file. You can always overwrite each picture with a cropped version after uploading. This approach may well not work.
  • Contact the OTRS team (preferably from an address associated with your Google account), sending them a statement that you own the copyright in the pictures and are willing to release them under a free licence. This will be slow and will consume scarce volunteer time, so please avoid it if possible.
--bjh21 (talk) 12:04, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Edit

Hey there

I would like to upload a pic to an article I am currently writing. The pic to upload is the logo which I designed for my association founded by me. Somehow I am always forbidden to upload the logo, even though I constructed it and I own it... How can I circumvent this?

Best & thanks,

A
— Preceding unsigned comment added by DrDude01 (talk • contribs) 14:28, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Upload from within Commons, rather than a cross-wiki upload from one of the Wikipedias.
  • On the organization's own website, indicate the license under which the logo is published.
    • If for some reason you cannot do that, you'll have to go through the process outlined at COM:OTRS.
  • If you are writing about your own organization on Wikipedia, I hope you have declared your conflict of interest there. - Jmabel ! talk 16:48, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

can someone help me clearing the cache?Edit

Transit timetable.svgTransit timetable.svg

These to images should look the same, but in my Firefox and in my Chrome the left image one has a bold font in the first two coloums and the right image doesn't. Also the right image has more spaces between the variables and the plus-signs.

I tried:

  1. 3times reuploading
  2. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Transit_timetable.svg?action=purge (twice) (don't do it now because I want to show that it wasn't updated yesterday because of too buisy servers)
  3. {{Purge client cache}}
  4. CCleaner (while closing all browsers)

But still the left image seems not to be updated on my computer. (Maybe tomorrow it works?)


 — Johannes Kalliauer - Talk | Contributions 21:46, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

  • They look identical to me, so the problem is definitely client-side. No idea how to clear it if you've done all the right stuff already, though. - Jmabel ! talk 22:57, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
@JoKalliauer: They look different to me.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 05:02, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
@Jmabel: I noticed on Android-Browser my smartphone uses a different previewsize than suggested, so they look identical (it seems that only 759px has this issue), but can you try to open the following two links:
  1. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ac/Transit_timetable.svg/759px-Transit_timetable.svg.png (old image)
  2. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ac/Transit_timetable.svg/760px-Transit_timetable.svg.png
 — Johannes Kalliauer - Talk | Contributions 06:06, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
I just tried viewing File:Transit_timetable.svg on my work-PC, where I never openend the file before, therfore I assume it is server-side.
@AKlapper (WMF):
  1. Can you confirm that 759px and 760px look different (some letters in the first two coloums are only in one version bold)
  2. I assume that yesterday action=purge did not work because of too buisy servers and is related to phab:T226318. (Which is a repeating but not reproducible bug.) Is it possible that action=purge has a higher probability of fail than rendering a new resolution?
 — Johannes Kalliauer - Talk | Contributions 07:02, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
@JoKalliauer:: 1. Yes, can confirm. 2. Don't know the answer to the second question, sorry. Sounds like a software bug to report in Phabricator under the Thumbor project. --AKlapper (WMF) (talk) 10:35, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
@JoKalliauer: The only differences I see are the expected 1-pixel differences from the different width. No bold vs. non-bold. - 15:10, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Jmabel (talk • contribs) 15:10, 18 July 2019 (UTC) (UTC)
@Jmabel: Thanks for your answer, but that's even more strange to me.
Here are my Screenshots:
  1. On Windows (Firefox) : https://www.dropbox.com/s/0h6rz77zo873qz1/Screenshot%202019-07-18%2017.22.01.png?dl=0
  2. On Linux (FF and Chrome): https://www.dropbox.com/s/6aw7dgrnbyk5lk9/screenshot%20from%202019-07-18%2017-23-59.png?dl=0
The old 759px-png is here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lft1p1geu5yghei/759px-transit_timetable.svg.png?dl=0
@AKlapper (WMF): is it possible that depending on closest server that Wikimedia sends out differnet png-previews?
 — Johannes Kalliauer - Talk | Contributions 15:31, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Weird. No, I didn't see that effect at all. - Jmabel ! talk 16:21, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
The server seems to like @Glrx: more than meBlue Sad.jpg Glrx just uploaded and now it shows the actual file. (PS I don't think it is related to the removement of the redundant font-weight="bold")
This issue can be further dissussed at phab:T228433  — Johannes Kalliauer - Talk | Contributions 18:44, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
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@JoKalliauer: Yes, it could be possible that the cache in one datacenter is out of sync with another one. --AKlapper (WMF) (talk) 19:03, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Duplicate File NameEdit

Somehow the system let me add an image using a duplicate file name. Now when I try to use the image in a Wikipedia article it shows the duplicate rather than mine, even though the addresses are different.

  1. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:China_Grove.jpg
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:China_Grove.jpg Wiki name (talk) 23:12, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
@Wiki name: Yes. English Wikipedia uses its own files where they exist, and only resorts to Commons for files that don't exist on English Wikipedia. If you write [[File:China Grove.jpg]] on English Wikipedia, you will get en:File:China Grove.jpg (the file on English Wikipedia) instead of File:China Grove.jpg (the file on Wikimedia Commons). If you want to use File:China Grove.jpg on English Wikipedia then one of the files will have to be renamed. Since you're the original uploader of File:China Grove.jpg, you could ask for it to be renamed under criterion 1 of Commons:File renaming by using the "move" option in the "more" menu or by adding the {{Rename}} template to the page. Alternatively, you could ask for en:File:China Grove.jpg to be renamed under criterion 9 of en:Wikipedia:File names by adding a {{rename media}} template to its description page. --bjh21 (talk) 23:35, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
Somebody ought to fix this. Seems like when a file is uploaded the filename could be checked both places.Wiki name (talk) 23:43, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
@Wiki name: And on several hundred other wikis that might have a name conflict with a new Commons file? - Jmabel ! talk 03:51, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Government Agency logosEdit

Hi there

Wanting to upload the South Australian version of the State Emergency Service logo. Obviously, I don't own this logo. However, is there special dispensation considering it's a State Government Agency?

Please & thank you

KaiRAWR
— Preceding unsigned comment added by KaiRAWR (talk • contribs) 07:33, 18 July 2019‎ (UTC)
@KaiRAWR: No, sorry, please see COM:AUSTRALIA.   — Jeff G. please ping or talk to me 07:46, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Is my upload ok?Edit

Hello, I'm not very experienced in uploading to Wikimedia Commons, so I just want someone to check over my upload and make sure I did it right. I uploaded File:Four of Diamonds 2019.jpg, and I got the photo from JUMPINSOUNDS on Instagram. They gave me permission via DM to use the file. Did I do it all right? – DarkGlow (talk) 12:10, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

@DarkGlow:The problem here is that no-one else can verify the permission, since they can't see the DM. The ideal way to deal with this would be for JUMPINSOUNDS to put a note somewhere on their Instagram page (or a comment on that picture) stating the licence they're releasing them under. For instance, adding "All photos CC BY-SA 4.0" to their biography on https://www.instagram.com/jumpinsounds/, or "This photo is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0" as a comment on the individual photo would probably be sufficient. See creativecommonswiki:Marking your work with a CC license for more comprehensive instructions. Then you could add a {{LicenseReview}} template to your file, and a licence reviewer would check the licence was correct and mark the file accordingly. There is an alternative route by email called OTRS, but that tends to be more work for all concerned. --bjh21 (talk) 12:41, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Vintage cigarette commercialsEdit

UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos has a lot of cigarette commercials at archive.org. Many may be in the public domain.

https://archive.org/details/WinstonCigaretteCommecial-TheFlintstones It says it is in the "Public Domain".

https://archive.org/details/1956CommercialForKentCigarettes It says "Public Domain Mark 1.0".

I would like to check if these two videos are actually in the public domain. If they are I would like them both uploaded.

I asked the same question on English Wikipedia without a response. QuackGuru (talk) 16:48, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

QuackGuru - Public Domain Mark images cannot be accepted here, See this.
I can't recall why PDMs aren't accepted but I do recall something about you needing to contact the owner/uploader and basically it's a long and pointless process, Sorry I couldn't of been of much help. –Davey2010Talk 17:59, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
I thinks Public Domain Mark 1.0 is no longer used because it outdated.
https://archive.org/details/WinstonCigaretteCommecial-TheFlintstones It says it is in the "Public Domain". What about this one? QuackGuru (talk) 18:26, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
We don't accept the public domain mark because it is not a reliable statement like a licence. The PDM just marks something as being public domain for some reason, but we always need to know why a work is not copyrighted. For US works from this era, however, there is a good chance that they are in fact public domain because they often didn't have a copyright notice which would have been required at the time. Or, if they were copyrighted, the protection term expired and was not renewed. Also, Archive.org is usually very good at spotting out-of-copyright material. What we need to determine the copyright status of these commercials is their year of first publication. So in the above samples I found this:
  • Flintstones: no notice, but no year indicated. Given that is was aired in b/w, I would say it safe to assume that it was first aired before 1978 when the copyright notice rule was changed. Conclusion: {{PD-US-no-notice}}, ✓ OK.
  • Kent: 1956 without a notice: {{PD-US-no-notice}}, ✓ OK. De728631 (talk) 18:33, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
  • I think Flintstones is from 1960. Where can I request upload for both of them? QuackGuru (talk)

What to do with File:Simulation of a Supermassive Black Hole (VR).webm ?Edit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqzO9qTtCDs is unavailable, should this be kept or removed ? -- Eatcha (talk) 18:00, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Keep. A "zoomed" version was also published here under a CC by 4.0 licence. Note the ID number in the url: "eso1907d". Archive.org archived the YouTube page, but the video itself was not preserved. However, the link in the "More information and download options" has a corresponding ID "eso1907i". So as these two versions only differ in the frame size of the black hole simulation, the CC licence at the original YouTube upload is credible. De728631 (talk) 18:46, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
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Help me! to upload information about a poetEdit

Hello team.. Request if i can upload word doc about a kannada poet who has won several awards and have significantly contirbuted

How to send the word doc ?
— Preceding unsigned comment added by Arhaakol (talk • contribs) 19:03, 18 July 2019 (UTC) (UTC)
@Arhaakol: Hi,
Who is this poet? If he is dead for more than 60 years, his poems can be published on Wikisource. For that, you need to find a old publication, and scan it. Otherwise, his works are still under a copyright in India, and you are not allowed to publish them without a permission.
We don't accept Word documents. Regards, Yann (talk) 19:03, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
PS: Please sign your messages.

Concerning an official portraitEdit

Hi ! I'm currently editing an article on the French Chief of Defence Staff. The official website of the French Armies ministry has a public link to download the official portrait of the Chief. However, it does not specify whether this portrait can be re used (on wikipedia). Can I upload this file ? Thanks for your time

CocoricoPolynesien (talk) 19:58, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

  • By default under the Berne Convention, photographssare copyrighted, so you would need a specific basis on which this is either public domain or free-licensed. - Jmabel ! talk 00:06, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Recursive count of files in categoryEdit

Is there a way to determine the number of files within a category and all of its sub-categories (and maybe theirs)? Greets, Arjoopy (talk) 21:51, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

  • Warning on any attempted solution to this: there are some loops in our hierarchy of categories. - Jmabel ! talk 00:07, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Do we have anything to load more data on scroll like twitter, FB, IG etc ?Edit

$(window).scroll(function() {
    if($(window).scrollTop() == $(document).height() - $(window).height()) {
    }
});

If we have something like it, can anyone link to that page.

P.S. I won't mind if you link to an external Media wiki site other than Wikimedia ones, until I can see the source.

Thanks, Eatcha (talk) 05:28, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Can anyone with permission to review images, fix this problem ?Edit

File:360 Video- Syrians "Have to Survive Having No Rights" in Lebanon.webm was reviewed by a sock of Inevercry, I uploaded a file to fix the EAC format. I some how added the review , but I'm sure this might cause a problem. Please delete the EAC video and move its history to new file File:360 Video Syrians "Have to Survive Having No Rights" in Lebanon.webm or review it your self. It also has a tag (License review by non-image-reviewers) -- Eatcha (talk) 06:11, 19 July 2019 (UTC)