Meta:Image and media use policy

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The following is a proposed Wikimedia document. References or links to this page should not describe it as supported, adopted, common, or effective. The proposal may still be in development, under discussion, or in the process of gathering consensus for adoption (which is not determined by counting votes).

Meta-Wiki should have an image use policy which determines which images are appropriate for hosting locally at


  1. Wherever possible, images and media hosted locally at that are determined to be free content should be moved to Wikimedia Commons.
  2. Speedy deletion: - (From Meta:Deletion policy - Criteria for speedy deletion - Images):
    1. Noncommercial or by-permission-only images.[1]
    2. Orphaned images placed in Category:Images with unknown source for at least a week.
  3. Images should be within a certain scope. The exact parameters of this scope should be determined, and a discussion relating to this is needed.

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