Wikipedia Pages Wanting Photos for Hausa Community

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How would it be if Wikipedia articles had no images?

How would it be if you could add images to Wikipedia using available tools?

How would it be if you could win prizes for that?

Wikipedia Pages Wanting Photos for Hausa community is an annual campaign where Wikipedians from Hausa community add photos to wikimedia project pages without images. This is to promote the use of digital media files collected from various photography contests, organized by the Wikimedia community, on Wikipedia article pages. Photos improve readers experience, illustrate content, and make articles engaging. The campaign would also help sharpen and improve the skills of new and existing editors.

How to participate[edit]

BKV m 1 jms.svg 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.

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

BKV m 3 jms.svg 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.

BKV m 4 jms.svg 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".

BKV h5 jms.svg Include the hashtag #WPWP and #WPWPHWUG in the edit summary of all articles improved with images.

BKV h6 jms.svg You may also participate by creating new articles for quality photos.

Campaign rules[edit]

Images must be used between July 10th to August 10th 2020.
There is no limit to the number of files one can use. There are, however, different categories of prizes (see below).
The image must be published under a free use license or as public domain. The possible licenses are CC-BY-SA 4.0, CC-BY 4.0, CC0 1.0.
Participants must be a registered user on any Wikimedia project. Sign in or Create a new account on Wikipedia (You can create an account on any language Wikipedia, for use in your own WP and on all Wikimedia projects). The list of all languages of Wikipedia can be found here.
The image caption and description must be clear and be suitable for the article.
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Participants should include the hashtag #WPWP and #WPWPHWUG in the Edit summary of all articles improved with images. For example: "+image #WPWP, +image #WPWPHWUG"

Campaign timeline[edit]

  • Start for entries: 10th July, 2020
  • Deadline for entries: 10th August, 2020
  • Results announcement: late August, 2020

Prize categories[edit]

Winning Prizes for user(s) with the most image use on Wikipedia articles by editors from the Hausa Wikimedia Community:

  • 1st prize: 1st; Brand new Techno Camon12 lite mobile phone
  • 2nd prize: 1TB Backup External Hard Drive,
  • 3rd prize: Portable Wireless Touch Control Bluetooth Speaker
  • 4th prize: 128GB Ultra OTG Dual USB Flash Drive
  • 5th prize: Dual Power bank for mobile and laptop.

International prize categories[edit]

Winning prizes for user(s) with the most image usage on Wikipedia articles

  1. 1st prize US$500
  2. 2nd prize US$400
  3. 3rd prize US$300

Winning prizes for user(s) with the most audio usage on Wikipedia articles

  • US$200

Winning prizes for user(s) with the most video usage on Wikipedia articles

  • US$200

Winning prizes for new user(s) with the most images usage on Wikipedia articles

  • US$200

Winning prizes for user(s) with the most image usage on Wikidata

  • US$200


Note: participants in other WPWP contests asides the international are not eligible to participate. To participate you just need to sign up on the participants section. Got questions? Ask us at the this talk page or Click here Discussions.

To add your name, edit this section and type this #~~~~ below.

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