Wikimedia Commons

  1. You can now upload 3D models to Wikimedia Commons

    We’ve enabled a new feature that allows you to upload three dimensional (3D) models. ... Read more

  2. The one-man band writing the history of Nigerian cinema into Wikipedia

    Long-time volunteer Wikipedia editor Sam Oyeyele has written a series of articles on the history of Nigerian cinema, from its colonial origins through its distinctly independent present.... Read more

  3. See the winners from the 2017 Wiki Science Competition in Ukraine

    Science has to be visible, and Wikipedia needs illustrations. Both goals met in the Wiki Science Competition. Here are winners from its Ukrainian sub-contest.... Read more

  4. Upload your pigeon photos to Wikimedia Commons in honor of Craig Newmark

    The founder of Craigslist is an incredibly generous supporter of free and open knowledge and the Wikimedia movement. We want to thank him, and we need your help… along with your pigeon photos.... Read more

  5. What galleries, libraries, archives, and museums can teach us about multimedia metadata on Wikimedia Commons

    Upcoming changes to Wikimedia Commons will make it easier to add, update, and find important information about individual files and entire collections. New research helps us understand what to improve, and why it matters.... Read more

  6. How to add your photos to Wikimedia Commons and add to the sum of all knowledge

    Wikimedia Commons is the media site that hosts many of the images, video, and audio used on Wikipedia.... Read more

  7. How I make video ‘newsreels’ for social media—so you can too

    As a video producer and storyteller for the Wikimedia Foundation, I’ve produced a few ‘silent newsreels,’ a video format enjoying a renaissance in the age of social media. Now I’m sharing what I know with the greater Wikimedia movement.... Read more

  8. Mailbag: What is going on with Wikipedia and the monkey selfie? We love monkeys and photographers, let us tell you more…

    Answering your questions about Wikipedia, the monkey selfie, and copyright on the Wikimedia sites.... Read more

  9. ‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

    The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.... Read more

  10. Discover a world of natural heritage through the winning images from Wiki Loves Earth

    Nearly 132,000 images, all freely licensed, have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the fourth annual Wiki Loves Earth. The photographic contest focuses on protected areas, unique places of natural heritage, to document them for future generations.... Read more