Questions tagged [wikimedia-commons]

Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to all. It acts as a common repository for the various projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, but you do not need to belong to one of those projects to use media hosted here.

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Database of pictures deleted from Wikipedia/Commons, and the reason for their deletion

Hundreds of pictures are uploaded to Commons everyday, and among them many get deleted for various reasons (copyright infringement, obscenity, selfies, etc). For machine learning purposes, I need a ...
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Wikimedia Commons API image by category

I'm trying to retrieve a list of urls of images in Wikimedia Commons from a particular article. I want to either search article by category and retrieve images from them, or filter images by category. ...
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How to get the best images from a Wikimedia Commons category?

Wikimedia Commons had tons of images of all qualities, sorted in categories. The best images are sometimes awarded a "featured" badge, or a "quality" or "valued" badge. The majority of images have no ...
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Publishing (structured?) data about products: information about products, barcodes, photos (incl. packaging)

Is it legal to publish photos of products and their packaging? Can such be done anonymously on some open license? (which would be the best for such data to be open for public use, as products are ...
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API to get Wikimedia Commons images that are near a particular latitude/longitude

I have a geographical coordinate, and I want to know what Commons images are the closest. For instance, for 40.7576,-73.9857 I would get like 10 pictures taken in Times Square. Is there an API that ...
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“Fuzzy” search of Mediawiki Commons categories

I am developing an app that lets smartphone users upload a picture to Wikimedia Commons. The user must categorize the picture by typing Commons category names. Typing on a smartphone is slow/painful/...
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API to get Wikimedia Commons categories that are near a particular latitude/longitude

I have a coordinate, and I want to know what Commons categories are nearby. For instance, for 40.7576,-73.9857 I would get Category:Times Square and probably Category:Broadway and a few others nearby....
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Pictures of the Prince Edward Islands

I am looking for open pictures of any of the Prince Edward Islands (for instance Marion Island). Not satellite or maps: rather landscapes or really any picture taken from a boat or from the ground. ...
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Live database of checksums of all files on Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is a database of 25,000,000+ freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. Contributing a file to Commons takes some work (creating metadata, description, selecting ...