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Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, Summerdrought!

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:

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").

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) 18:00, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

Done Summerdrought (talk) 22:05, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

Picture of the Year 2013 R2 AnnouncementEdit

Round 2 of Picture of the Year 2013 is open!Edit

 
2012 Picture of the Year: A pair of European Bee-eaters in Ariège, France.

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the second round of the 2013 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This year will be the eighth edition of the annual Wikimedia Commons photo competition, which recognizes exceptional contributions by users on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the last year (2013) to produce a single Picture of the Year.

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year were entered in this competition. These images include professional animal and plant shots, breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historical images, photographs portraying the world's best architecture, impressive human portraits, and so much more.

There are two total rounds of voting. In the first round, you voted for as many images as you liked. The top 30 overall and the most popular image in each category have continued to the final. In the final round, you may vote for just one image to become the Picture of the Year.

Round 2 will end on . Click here to learn more and vote »

Thanks,
the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee

You are receiving this message because you voted in the 2013 Picture of the Year contest.

This Picture of the Year vote notification was delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:23, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Australia relief mapEdit

Category:Lichenostomus flavescensEdit

Hi Summerdrought, just a quick explanation why I´ve put the ctaegory into an "unidentified"-category although your file description and initial category defined them perfectly well: The initial category wasn´t attached to any other category and therefore had no connection to the general tree of categories. I was trying to fix this but have not the slightest knowledge about zoological taxonomy, so I put them into "unidentified" as this gave the best chance that someone with expertise would find and take care of it. You found it yourself, fixed it and all is well :-) Sorry if I gave reason for confusion... --Rudolph Buch (talk) 22:37, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Valued Image PromotionEdit

Your nomination has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! The image you nominated was reviewed and has now been promoted as a valued image. It is considered to be the most valued image on Commons within the scope:
Trapezostigma loewii (Common Glider), male.
If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Valued images candidates.

Valued Image PromotionEdit

Your nomination has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! The image you nominated was reviewed and has now been promoted as a valued image. It is considered to be the most valued image on Commons within the scope:
Ninox rufa (Rufous owl).
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File tagging File:Autumn Leaves LFA1138.jpgEdit

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This media was probably deleted.
Thanks for uploading File:Autumn Leaves LFA1138.jpg. This media is missing permission information. A source is given, but there is no proof that the author or copyright holder agreed to license the file under the given license. Please provide a link to an appropriate webpage with license information, or send an email with copy of a written permission to OTRS (permissions-commons@wikimedia.org). This also applies if you are the author yourself.

Please see this page for more information on how to confirm permission, and Commons:Permission if you would like to understand why we ask for permission when uploading work that is not your own.

The file probably has been deleted. If you sent a permission, try to send it again after 14 days. Do not re-upload. When the OTRS-member processes your mail, the file can be undeleted. Additionally you can request undeletion here, providing a link to the File-page on Commons where it was uploaded ([[:File:Autumn Leaves LFA1138.jpg]]) and the above demanded information in your request.

JuTa 01:32, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

Quality Image PromotionEdit

Your image has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! Scarab beetle 3171-v2.jpg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

We also invite you to take part in the categorization of recently promoted quality images.
Your image has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! Carlia longipes 3068.jpg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

We also invite you to take part in the categorization of recently promoted quality images.

--QICbot (talk) 05:38, 4 December 2015 (UTC)

Quality Image PromotionEdit

Your image has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! Ictinogomphus australis 4134.jpg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

We also invite you to take part in the categorization of recently promoted quality images.

--QICbot (talk) 05:22, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

Quality Image PromotionEdit

Your image has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! Ischnura pruinescens 4943.jpg, which was produced by you, was reviewed and has now been promoted to Quality Image status.

If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Quality images candidates.

We also invite you to take part in the categorization of recently promoted quality images.

--QICbot (talk) 05:22, 18 February 2016 (UTC)

Valued Image PromotionEdit

Your nomination has been reviewed and promoted
Congratulations! The image you nominated was reviewed and has now been promoted as a valued image. It is considered to be the most valued image on Commons within the scope:
Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred finch).
If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Valued images candidates.

File:L-spot Basker crop 0417.jpgEdit

 
File:L-spot Basker crop 0417.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.

Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!

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LX (talk, contribs) 14:41, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

The original licence was entered in error, and has been corrected. Summerdrought (talk) 03:45, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

File:Square-spot Basker crop 0417.jpgEdit

 
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LX (talk, contribs) 14:41, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

The original licence was entered in error and has been corrected. Thank you for your notification. Summerdrought (talk) 03:46, 4 May 2017 (UTC)
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