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=== '''Guidelines for contributing photos'''===
 
=== '''Guidelines for contributing photos'''===
 
# Make sure that a similar photo does not already exist
 
# Make sure that a similar photo does not already exist
# Each castle should have a reasonable number of photos that someone would be interesting in viewing
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# Each castle should have a reasonable number of photos that someone would be interesting in viewing (i.e. don't upload all 500 of your photos of every angle of a stone wall)
 
# Don't upload photos that are only slightly different in composition or don't add value for the viewer
 
# Don't upload photos that are only slightly different in composition or don't add value for the viewer
 
# This is not your personal gallery of your castle photos
 
# This is not your personal gallery of your castle photos
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# Using Jcastle.info as a vehicle to advertise your business is unacceptable.  Violators will have their photos removed and accounts suspended.
 
# Using Jcastle.info as a vehicle to advertise your business is unacceptable.  Violators will have their photos removed and accounts suspended.
 
# Senior editors may trim some photos or edit descriptions, tags, etc in accordance with these guidelines  
 
# Senior editors may trim some photos or edit descriptions, tags, etc in accordance with these guidelines  
# You can also [[Special:ListFiles | check here]] for files that have been previously uploaded
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# To help save server space trim your photos to a reasonable size. I use 2000px.
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# You can also [[Special:ListFiles | check here]] to see files that have been previously uploaded or confirm your own uploads.
  
  
# DO NOT UPLOAD PHOTOS With GENERIC FILE NAMES LIKE FILE###.JPG or IMG###.JPG. THEY ARE NOT USER FRIENDLY TITLES AND YOU MAY INADVERTENTLY OVERWRITE OTHER PHOTOS. MINIMALLY USE THE CASTLE NAME IN ENGLISH AND A NUMBER LIKE HIMEJI1001.JPG !
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# DO NOT UPLOAD PHOTOS WITH GENERIC FILE NAMES LIKE FILE###.JPG or IMG###.JPG. THEY ARE NOT USER FRIENDLY TITLES AND YOU MAY INADVERTENTLY OVERWRITE OTHER PHOTOS. MINIMALLY USE THE CASTLE NAME IN ENGLISH AND A NUMBER LIKE HIMEJI123.JPG !
  
  

Latest revision as of 00:02, 12 April 2020

User contributions are welcome !

  1. Add new castles
  2. Add photos to castles you've added or existing castles
  3. Write an article in your individual User Wiki

Guidelines for contributing a new castle

  1. Make sure the castle doesn't already exist under a different name. Check both the name and all castles for that prefecture and location to be sure


Add a castle


Guidelines for contributing photos

  1. Make sure that a similar photo does not already exist
  2. Each castle should have a reasonable number of photos that someone would be interesting in viewing (i.e. don't upload all 500 of your photos of every angle of a stone wall)
  3. Don't upload photos that are only slightly different in composition or don't add value for the viewer
  4. This is not your personal gallery of your castle photos
  5. This is not a commercial resource. All photos uploaded by you will have the same Creative Commons licensing noted in the footer. Subtle, non-obtrusive watermarks are permissible.
  6. Using Jcastle.info as a vehicle to advertise your business is unacceptable. Violators will have their photos removed and accounts suspended.
  7. Senior editors may trim some photos or edit descriptions, tags, etc in accordance with these guidelines
  8. To help save server space trim your photos to a reasonable size. I use 2000px.
  9. You can also check here to see files that have been previously uploaded or confirm your own uploads.


  1. DO NOT UPLOAD PHOTOS WITH GENERIC FILE NAMES LIKE FILE###.JPG or IMG###.JPG. THEY ARE NOT USER FRIENDLY TITLES AND YOU MAY INADVERTENTLY OVERWRITE OTHER PHOTOS. MINIMALLY USE THE CASTLE NAME IN ENGLISH AND A NUMBER LIKE HIMEJI123.JPG !


After reading the above, click below to add a photo:


Photo Upload.