Halopedia:Image Use Policy

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This page is an official Halopedia policy
Please read through the policy below to familiarize yourself with our common practices and rules.
If you have any questions, suggestions, or complaints, please post them on the talk page.
This article is about the Halopedia policy regarding general uploading and use of images. For the Halopedia policy regarding personal images, see Halopedia:Personal Image Policy.

The following guildelines are strongly encouraged when uploading images for use in articles for this encyclopedia.

  • In most cases, images should be a PNG image uploaded to the Wiki via the Upload file page.
  • Images should be optimized for the web and its size should not exceed 100 kilobytes.
  • Images' dimensions should be approximately the same size as on the official site and never exceed 600 pixels in width.
  • JPEG format is generally only desirable for "live action" pictures.
  • GIF formats are only desirable in the rare case of an animated GIF picture.
  • BMP formats are never desirable.
  • When uploading the file, be sure to give it a meaningful name which describes its content and more importantly, its use on the Wiki, as in this example:
"masterchief935.png" is not meaningful. "halo_3_screenshot.png" is more meaningful.

Please note that any non-personal images that hasn't been used within 12 hours of being uploaded will be subject to deletion as unused images.

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