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#WPWP runs every July 1st to August 31st. Join the Campaign!

Wikipedia Pages Wanting Photos 2021 in the Philippines (WPWP Campaign PH) is a local campaign of Wikipedia Pages Wanting Photos (WPWP), an annual campaign where Wikipedians across Wikipedia language projects and communities add photos to Wikipedia articles lacking images, to support the international organizers and help promote in the Philippines the use of digital media files, on the eight (8) Philippine-language edition of Wikipedia article pages. Photos help to grasp the reader's attention better than a wall of text, illustrate content, and make the article more instructive and engaging for readers.

Thousands of images have been donated and contributed to Wikipedia Commons via various advocacy programs, photowalks, and contests including international photography contests such as Wiki Loves Monuments, Wiki Loves Africa, Wiki Loves Earth, Wiki Loves Folklore, etc. Yet relatively few of these photos have been used on Wikipedia articles. Today, the Wikimedia Commons hosts millions of photo images but only a tiny portion of these have been used on Wikipedia article pages. This is a huge gap that this project aims at bridging.

How to participate[edit]

1 Sign in or Create a New Account on Wikipedia (You can create account on any language Wikipedia including your own language). The list of all language Wikipedia can be found here.

2 Find an article that needs a photo. There are many ways to do this. Here are some tips.

3 Select the appropriate image on Commons. Click here to search for the image using the correct title or category. There are several ways to do this. See this simple media reuse guide. Here are additional tips.

4 On the article page, click Edit and insert the image selected in Step 3, including a brief caption in the WP's language. Check the display position in "Preview" and make any necessary changes. Then click on "Publish changes".

5 Include the hashtag #WPWP in the edit summary of all articles improved with images.

6 You may also participate by creating new articles for quality photos.