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Images Licensing/Naming

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We kindly ask all of our contributors to please properly name and/or license all images that you upload to the wiki. Image licensing and naming is part of our official Media Policy, and as such, it is asked of all users to respect the policy and add a proper name & license when uploading as described here.

Licenses
Whenever you upload an image to the wiki, towards the bottom of the page there is an option to add a license.

  • For images that are game screenshots, use the appropriate Screenshots & in-game logos.
  • For non-game screenshots (pictures taken from the web etc.), select This image is used under Fair Use.
  • For images that are not licensed, e.g. images you have created from scratch yourself, select This is in the Public Domain.

Names
As a general rule of thumb, image names should follow the following pattern:

"PageSubjectName-GTAgame-OptionalDescription.png"

The name can be modified in the bar right above the "add license" option when you are uploading it, and must match with the Media Policy (a table of correct names can be seen here).

What you should do now
Because your recent upload was non-compliant, you are now expected to take steps to fix the issues with your file(s). There is a detailed tutorial on how to do this here.

If you have any questions about the policy, please use the dedicated section, or if you need assistance fixing your files, please contact me on my talk page or that of any other staff member.

Ignoring this message can lead to the file(s) you uploaded being deleted and possibly to a block if you continue to ignore the policy on subsequent uploads. For more information on licensing and copyright, see here.

Thank you!

PARAMETERS

Parameter 1 - Your signature, and if necessary, a message. It will appear at the end of the template.
Parameter 2 - Your user name. Creates a link to your talk page in the message.

USAGE EXAMPLE

{{ImageLicense|~~~~}} for a basic template use with signature.
{{ImageLicense|~~~~|YourUsername}} to add your signature and add a talk page link (replace YourUsername with your actual username).

Neither parameter is mandatory. Leaving parameter 1 empty will remove the signature/message from the template itself, and leaving parameter 2 empty will simply remove the talk page link.

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