Wikipedia:WikiProject Slovenia/Photo requests

Welcome to the WikiProject:Slovenia photographs and images project.

This is an effort to provide guidelines and information for participants specifically interested in providing images and requesting images on Slovenian topics. Please use article "Talk" pages for issues revolving around ONLY that SPECIFIC article.

Main articles edit

Tasks edit

Providing photographs, screenshots and other media images edit

When getting a photo, it's preferable to have a GNU Free Documentation License.

Requesting photographs and images edit

For Slovenia-related articles needing a photograph, use {{Image requested|in=Slovenia}} in the talk page, which adds the article needing a photo to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Slovenia. You can help Wikipedia by uploading freely licensed photographs for these articles to Wikimedia Commons.

The Free Image Search Tool may be able to locate suitable images on other web sites.

The Image Existence Checker shows articles in this list that have images.


  • Add a subject as well to the {{reqphoto}} template, it will then come to the attention of more people in other WikiProjects. For example {{reqphoto|food|in=Slovenia}}.
  • Use the of= parameter in {{reqphoto}} if it is a specific image you require.
  • Add geographical coordinates to the article so people can look by region.

Addressing requests edit

The aim is to reduce the list of requested photographs.

  • Get out there and explore the country. Check for requests near where you are with the Google map of requests.
  • Look through your photo collection.
  • Check article to see if pictures have been added since the request was made. If so remove the request for photo template.
  • Look on the web for images
    • Search in Commons for appropriate images
    • Look in other language Wikipedia pages, particularly the Slovene site for images
    • Look on the internet. For example with FIST
  • Add co-ordinates to articles of places if missing.
  • Add additional subject categories to the {{reqphoto}} template
  • Add {{Commonscat}} template to articles where there is a Commons Category.

Adding images to article pages edit

Here are a few quick tips. For details on adding images to pages see Wikipedia:Picture tutorial.

  • Thumb nail image that people to click to full image of.
    • [[Image:name.jpg|thumb|title]]
  • Sized image
    • [[Image:name.jpg|right]]
  • Wide image
    • {{wide image|name.jpg|1800px}}
  • Gallery
    • <gallery> Image:name1.png|description Image:name2.png|text </gallery>

Infoboxes and templates edit

  • {{WikiProject Slovenia|imageneeded=yes}}
  • {{reqphoto|in=Slovenia}}
    • {{reqphoto|subject|in=Slovenia}}
  • {{WikiProject Slovenia|mapneeded=yes}}
  • {{reqmapin|Slovenia}}

Related WikiProjects edit