Wikimedia Commons (ogé katelah "Commons" atawa "Wikicommons") mangrupa salah sahiji proyék Yayasan Wikimédia nu tujuanana salaku gudang koropak gambar, sora, sarta multimédia eusi bébas. Koropak-koropak nu dimuat/disimpen di gudang ieu bisa dipaké sakumaha koropak nu dimuat sacara lokal di server proyék-proyék Wikimedia lianna, kayaning
Proyék ieu diajukeun Maret 2004 sarta medal
Dimuatna koropak sacara lokal masih mungkin, tapi ditujukeun pikeun bahan-bahan nu saluyu jeung kawijakan lokal, tapi teu luyu jeung kawijakan lisénsi Commons. Mimiti taun
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Given its primary function as a supporting project for the other Wikimedia web sites, the main content policy for files uploaded to the Commons is that they must be potentially useful on any of the Wikimedia projects. This excludes material such as purely personal pictures and artwork, in contrast to image sharing repositories like Flickr and DeviantART. Nevertheless, large numbers of files hosted on the Commons are not used directly on any Wikimedia project and likely never will be; as such, the project has grown into a repository of multimedia in its own right, which is frequently linked to from articles on
The project has grown very rapidly since its inception. On May 24,
Files on the Wikimedia Commons are categorized using MediaWiki's category system. In addition, they are often collected on individual topical gallery pages. As of May 2005, many different collections can be isolated: more than 10,000 public domain paintings from ancient to modérn times, 7,733 pronunciation files in various languages, hundreds of public domain recordings of classical music, and a growing collection of short vidéos.
While the project was originally proposed to also contain free text files, these continue to be hosted on a separate project,
The Wikimedia Commons has received an honorary mention at the 2005 Prix Ars Electronica awards in May 2005.