Wikipedia and images workshop/June 2012
Summary of the event[edit | edit source]
Many Wikipedia articles lack images, even though great images are often available. This was a workshop for people who do not have much experience of editing, but would like to help.
What have we learned?
- What Wikipedia's image library, Wikimedia Commons is.
- How to organise images on Commons
- How to add images from Commons onto Wikipedia
- How to add captions to images
- When we have lots of relevant images in Commons how to show this in Wikipedia
- How to add image descriptions for blind people and those using text readers
- We improved some categorization, especially working on diffusing images in the Commons Category:Fire stations in England to local sub-categories.
- We started the article Malmesbury Market Cross on English Wikipedia.
Attendees[edit | edit source]
Attendance was free (registrations managed via Eventbrite), with refreshments and some laptops provided. We had 17 people registered, and 14 attended on the day.
Further help[edit | edit source]
Contact the trainers present on the day[edit | edit source]
- Harry Mitchell
- (John Byrne) Johnbod (talk) 12:03, 29 June 2012 (UTC)
- Fæ (talk)
- Leutha (Leutha)
Contact the Wikimedia UK office[edit | edit source]
daria.cybulskawikimedia.org.uk, 0207 065 0994