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Dec 9, 2012, 1:44 PM
Post #4 of 6
I think you wanthttps://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Upload#Uploading_from_URL
Re: Easy upload of Flickr photos to Commons
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Note that it's limited to *.flickr.com and *.staticflickr.com on Wikimedia at the moment, and Wikimedia's proxy for it is broken with HTTPS URLs.
On 09/12/12 21:28, Magnus Manske wrote:
> Is there an API function, or a URL-parameter-based initialization? That
> would life a whole lot easier for some of my tools!
> On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 4:53 PM, Sumana Harihareswara
> <sumanah [at] wikimedia>wrote:
>> I hereby celebrate that we've merged Ankur Anand's (drecodeam's) Flickr
>> integration work into UploadWizard, and that administrators on Commons
>> can now upload photos directly from Flickr. See
>> https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28731 .
>> Once we've shaken this out on the live site, I believe we'll be able to
>> open it up so all users will be able to upload multiple images at once
>> from Flickr to Wikimedia Commons. I can only imagine how great this
>> will be for Wiki Loves Monuments next year. :-) Thanks to Ankur, Ryan
>> Kaldari, Mark Holmquist, and everyone else who worked on this!
>> The Gerrit changeset that went through 26 patchsets (if at first you
>> don't succeed, try, try again): https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/12269/
>> Ankur worked on this as part of his 2012 Google Summer of Code project.
>> His HTML5 drag-and-drop support and geolocation metadata import
>> for UploadWizard, still need polish before we can merge them:
>> https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/q/owner:drecodeam+status:open,n,z Feel
>> free to help.
>> Also, our blog post about this year's GSoC students is now re-posted on
>> the Google open source blog:
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