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=====I uploaded an image and added it over to Bulbapedia, but why isn't it showing up?=====
Bulbagarden runs on multiple servers. As such, some are not on the same server. This is the case for the Archives and BulbaediaBulbapedia. Sometimes images do not show up on the site, even if they were uploaded here. Usually a hard refresh, dry edit or a purge of the page will force the image to show up sometimes. Please don't upload the image more than once if it does not show up on the pedia. To avoid running into this problem, it is best if you upload the image before you link to it on Bulbapedia.
=====What do you mean by "categorizing my images"?=====
Categorizing refers to adding information based on what is in the image. For example, if an image is uploaded and has Ash and Pikachu in the image, one would tag it with "Category:Ash Ketchum" and "Category:Ash's Pikachu", as they are in the picture.
Categorizing refers to making
=====What is a category?=====
For a list of categories, see [[Archives:Manual of style#Categories|here]].
=====What are categories used for?=====
Categories allow for general organization of images. Images care categorized by certain ways, such as the Pokémon in the images, or if the images are of Nintendo or GameFreak staff. Categories also allow for searching for a certain kind of images by the category itself, such as searching though "Category:Pikachu", one would find images of {{bp|Pikachu}}.
=====Why are they important?=====
The Archives is a place where images are uploaded, and it is best that they are organized.
=====What do you mean by "tagging my images"?=====
Tagging refers to the process of organizing an image by where it came from, such as a Pokémon website, from a scan of a magazine, or in the public domain. They further categorize an image into different categories based on the type of tag.
=====What is a license tag?=====
=====Why are they important?=====
Like categories, they are important on images as they organize them in certain ways.
The Archives is a place where images are uploaded, and it is best that they are organized.
=====What should I put in my summary?=====
Generally it would be best to describe what is going on in an image, such as an anime image.
=====What are the summaries used for?=====
Summaries are used as details for an image.
=====Why are they important?=====
They are important as they allow for a user to check at a glance about the image and what it's about.
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