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Bug 11698 - Allow &preload= and &editintro= parameters for templates on Special:Upload
Allow &preload= and &editintro= parameters for templates on Special:Upload
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Uploading (Other open bugs)
1.13.x
All All
: Low enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.marveldatabase.com/index.ph...
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Reported: 2007-10-18 05:45 UTC by Jamie Hari
Modified: 2014-08-25 15:28 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Jamie Hari 2007-10-18 05:45:19 UTC
In the same way we allow preloading templates for editing articles, it would be a handy feature to allow preloading image templates in the summary field on Special:Upload.

These image templates could be tags {{GFDL}} or full blown templates which the user uploading the image could/should/would fill out with additional data on the image.

Might help the commons folks organize their collection, too. :)


Example URL:

http://en.marveldatabase.com/index.php?title=Special:Upload&preload=Template:Image_Template


Come to think of it, &editintro=  might be a handy paramter, too. Possibly a better implementation that the current &uselang= method they have going:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Upload

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Upload&uselang=en-ownwork
Comment 1 Andre Klapper 2014-08-25 15:28:05 UTC
Wondering how relevant this still is in times of Commons mostly using UploadWizard (see e.g. bug 49443 for those issues).

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