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

I want to add images to articles[edit]

Why Should I Participate?

The English language edition of Wikipedia has grown to more than 6 million articles, equivalent to more than 2500 print volumes of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Including all language editions, Wikipedia has more than 50 million articles,[1] equivalent to more than 19,000 print volumes

Wikipedia is one of the most successful digital encyclopedia and sixth most-visited website on the Internet. Wikipedia is everyone's go-to place for facts. The English Wikipedia article on the COVID-19 pandemic, for example, has been viewed more than 2 million times in the 30 days prior to this writing (19 May 2020). This suggests that Wikipedia is an invaluable resource and its content is continually maintained for reliability. However, most articles on Wikipedia lack photos, even though the sister project called "Wikimedia Commons" hosts more than sixty million (60,000,000) free-usage digital image files.

This is a knowledge gap #WPWP aims to close. The primary focus is to use image files hosted on Wikimedia Commons to improve Wikipedia articles. Join us, and help to improve Wikipedia articles with quality images!

Photos are needed to illustrate thousands of articles across Wikipedia in its multiple language versions. [[<tvar|1>:en:w:Category:Wikipedia requested photographs</>|Thousands of articles on English Wikipedia have no images at all]]. Imagine if every Wikipedia user took five minutes to add one image to an article!

Do you have a topical category of images you think are underutilized?[edit]

Have you already found a category of photos on a topic of interest? The resources below explain how to add an image file to a Wikipedia article:


Don't know how to find articles that lack an image?[edit]

Are you in search of articles that lack an image? We have provided some useful resources: Click here

Want to do more?[edit]

Create new articles for any quality images of your choice. Read about finding quality images here.

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