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Help:How to use images

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Example:[[Image:Example.jpg|thumb|200px|An example]]
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Example:[[Image:Example.jpg|thumb|200px|An example]]

This article tells you how to use images (pictures) when you make a Wikipedia page.


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[edit] How can I put an image on Wikipedia?

Please read Wikipedia:Image use policy for information putting images on Wikipedia.

[edit] How can I put that image on a page?

[edit] Normal images

You can make an image on the right side of the page, in the text, by writing this:

[[Image:Wiki.png|frame|right|This is a logo]]

This is what you can see:

This is a logo
This is a logo

Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text.

You can put the image on the left by writing [[Image:Wiki.png|frame|left|This is a logo]].

If you do not want the image in the text, write [[Image:Wiki.png|frame|none|This is a logo]]

This is what you can see:

Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text.

This is a logo
This is a logo

Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text. Text text text text text and text.

[edit] Making an image smaller

Sometimes the image is very big, too big for the page. You can make it smaller by writing the number of pixels, for example "0px":

[[Image:Wiki.png|none|50px]]

This is what you can see:

A good way to make a small image is to use a thumbnail. Here is an example:

This is a logo
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This is a logo

The "thumbnail" picture shows people that there is a bigger picture on Wikipedia, too. To make a thumbnail, write "Thumb":

[[Image:Wiki.png|50px|thumb|none|This is a logo]]

Read more about putting images on pages at.


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