|One of the easiest ways to upload an image fromis to .|
|The Wikimedia Commons is a collection of freely licensed images shared by MediaWiki wikis, including WikiQueer and all Wikimedia projects (including Wikipedia). When you upload an image to Commons, it will automatically be available here under the same filename.|
|Uploading a work found on Flickr|
|This guidance only applies to uploading a work found on Flickr created by someone else (not you).
In any image page in Flickr there is "License" section on the right hand side of the page. This section contains the copyright information which is important for you.
Flickr images have 7 different license options. There is also a public domain collection, Flickr: The Commons, uploaded by participating organizations. 2 of the 6 Creative Commons (CC) licensing options are OK here:
|The icon "BY" means the image license requires attribution, as in an image is "BY" a certain person. SA is for "Share Alike". Licenses with NC ( - non-commercial use only) or ND ( - no derivative works) are NOT OK here. If the image is not OK, consider asking the author to release their work under a free license such as CC-BY (Creative Commons Attribution license), or CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike). See also Commons:OTRS.|
|Flickr can search its images by license. Click the "see more" links for each license. See the advanced search also. The Creative Commons search options are at the bottom.
You may wish to read the Wikimedia Commons' guide to help check if the images you are uploading are permitted. Here is a list and table of old and new versions of Creative Commons licenses that are accepted at the Wikimedia Commons.
Note: For questions or comments about this upload page please go to its talk page.