Adding parameters for target article, language and project to Upload Wizard
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Author: flominator

Description:
Like mentioned in bug 33234 it is easy for the a potential upload to find the wizard, but often he won't be able to include his picture to the article.

I suggested at different approach here: http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Commons%3AVillage_pump&diff=92525244&oldid=92523839

What about some additional get parameters like project, language and page/article when you link to upload wizard from an article?

This would offer a lot of potential workflow improvement:

  1. You could use those parameters to create a link to the article the user called upload wizard from. You could write: "Now insert [[:File:.....|thumb|....]] to this article.
  1. You could even link to editing the article and inserting the file source code (maybe by asking him the paragraph he wants to insert the image at?)

A different handling for infoboxes would be great, since there are a lot of infoboxes, that use the image as parameter.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33234

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bzimport created this task.Via LegacyMar 17 2013, 3:15 PM
G.Hagedorn added a comment.Via ConduitMar 17 2013, 3:29 PM

+1

Nischayn22 added a comment.Via ConduitMar 18 2013, 12:34 PM

(In reply to comment #1)

+1

There's a vote button up there for that :)

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJun 28 2013, 3:20 PM

flominator wrote:

Has this to be done server side within the extension or is there a chance to do is in javascript without having to modify the extension?

Gilles added a project: Multimedia.Via WebNov 24 2014, 3:33 PM

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