Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Multimedia and Commons/Illustrations should show the current season

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Illustrations should show the current season

  • Problem: Illustrations / photos in the articles should reflect the current season
  • Who would benefit: the users of the encyclopedia
  • Proposed solution: A field for an illustration / photo should be able to be stored with several images so that the appropriate image is automatically shown according to the season: in winter the Vogelsberg in snow or in summer in green
  • Other comments:
  • Phabricator tickets:
  • Proposer: Neptuul (talk) 16:55, 21 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • Can be an option (including Global option).--BoldLuis (talk) 17:52, 11 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Make it based on localisation. Reason- seasons are different between Northern and Southern hemispheres. Some places at equator have no "seasons" so they can ignore. CaribDigita (talk) 06:46, 14 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • Support Support Movses (talk) 19:23, 8 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose This is an intriguing idea, but the encyclopedic record of a place should reflect how it appears in all seasons, so I'm not sure it's something that'd be desirable. And even if it is, it's not something we'd need developer help to accomplish, as we already have templates/magic words that can detect the time and date and display different material accordingly. {{u|Sdkb}}talk 09:42, 9 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support Support Ciao • Bestoernesto 03:21, 10 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support Support MarioSuperstar77 (talk) 13:27, 11 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support Support BoldLuis (talk) 17:52, 11 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Neutral Neutral if it's adaptable to the user's position on Earth. Golmore (talk) 07:02, 18 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support Support Sounds good! Nadzik (talk) 11:49, 19 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Oppose OpposeOmegatron (talk) 15:20, 20 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose Just adds confusion. "Hey, this URL's beech looks great!", "what? I see only snow" --Wotheina (talk) 05:37, 21 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose Nachtbold (talk) 17:12, 21 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose Basically, the idea could be good if we had good photos for all seasons. We should first of all choose the best and most representative photo. In a lot of places, snow doesn't fall every year and it would be weird to assert a default image that rarely represents the subject. To be honest, this raises even more problems for small gain. However, I still haven't done it (so I'll try to do it today): it would simply be necessary to ask to add the property winter view (P5252) to the infobox. — Baidax 💬 17:33, 21 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]