Help:Managing files

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You can upload certain types of files to the wiki. This is useful for uploading images, which you want to place on an article, but you can also upload other types of files.

Upload a file

  1. Prepare the file for upload.
  2. In the sidebar, under “toolbox”, click “Upload file.”
  3. Click “Browse” next to the “Source filename:” to locate the file on your computer (the name of the “browse” button depends on your web browser).
  4. Change the “Destination filename:” to something descriptive, if necessary.
  5. Fill in the “Summary,” if necessary.
  6. Click the “Upload file” button.

Using images and file description pages

After you've uploaded a file, you can use it in an article, with some special wiki syntax to create the link. See Help:Images.

Your file gets its very own “file description page”. You can edit this page to provide more information about the file.

List of files in the wiki

There are a number of special pages to help you view and manage files which have been uploaded. Go to “Special pages” (in the toolbox on the left) and then see...

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