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Deutsch: Prinzipien und Gestaltungsgrundlagen für Dateibeschreibungen, die Einordnung von Dateien, die Anlage von Kategorien, die Ausgestaltung der Kategorie-, Galerie- und Creator-Inhalten, Vorlagenverwendung u.ä.
English: Develop and provide a Manual of Style for the visual arts

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Main page: Commons:WikiProject Arts/Manual of Style/Files.

About uploads, naming, licensing, style and description


Main page: Commons:WikiProject Arts/Manual of Style/Categories.

About creation, style and description; sub/head categories incl. flat categories, sort keys and order

Gallery pages and other single "articles"Edit

Main page: Commons:WikiProject Arts/Manual of Style/Gallery pages.

About creation, categorization, usability


Main page: Commons:WikiProject Arts/Manual of Style/Templates.

About description, maintenance, associated files, tfd, licensing, navigation

Policies and guidelinesEdit


  • Care about usability (esp. for unexperienced users); actions: provide ...
    • basic aids to navigation; e.g. → <hyperlink> and ← <hyperlink>
    • multi-language guidance; e.g. create redirects from , e.g. from the plain artist's name to his category (if no gallery page exists).

Good examplesEdit

Complete file descriptions and categorization with some templates:

wp:cpa navigation (lead pages only)cat.
category scheme developmentgroupsmanual of stylemissing mediamuseum photographyresourcesquality control

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