Wikimedia Commons

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Wikimedia Commons ( is a multilingually enabled digital commons for uploading, managing and serving media that runs (a slightly modified) MediaWiki.

Wikimedia Commons logo
Ja ist meta. A picture from Commons showing the Commons showing an Orange in a Consumerium article about the Commons. In Belgium they leave those leaves in 'em ju nou.

Since it is successfully run by the Wikimedia Foundation on a large scale we can be assured that this is a solution that will scale up.

Including media from the Wikimedia Commons onto this wiki[edit]

SYNTAX: [[File:Name on Wikimedia Commons]] will include the media in the article.

Guides into Wikimedia Commons[edit]

How to add it to an another wiki[edit]

To include media from the Wikimedia Commons to your own wiki you must activate it in LocalSettings.php by setting

See also[edit]