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Wikiquote:Image use policy

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This page is an official policy on Wikiquote.
It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that all users should follow.
Big changes to this page should be talked about on the talk page before changing.

This page contains the basic rules for using images on the Simple English Wikiquote.

Simple English Wikiquote does not allow images to be uploaded directly to this project. All images used on Simple English Wikiquote should come from "Wikimedia Commons", which is a shared collection of free images. All of the images on the "Commons" web site are free of copyright and can be used anywhere in the world. If you have images that you would like to put on Wikiquote, you can do that by uploading them to Wikimedia Commons - follow the instructions on Commons:First steps.

Search for images on Wikimedia Commons

Using images on articles

See also, Wikiquote:Manual of Style#Images.
  1. The best width for a picture is 250 pixels, and less than 150 pixels wide is too small.
  2. Do not say who took a photo in an article. That information should be on the image description page only.
  3. Use a good caption - tell who is in the image and sometimes what it's about.

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