Multimedia:Hub

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The Multimedia Usability Project is realized thanks to a grant from the Ford Foundation and aims to improve the interfaces and workflows for multimedia uploading on Wikimedia websites.

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Name Category Description Priority Difficulty Design Development Release Notes
Upload wizard Upload A new upload interface & workflow to replace Special:Upload 1 - high 1 - high Guillaume Paumier Neil Kandalgaonkar Tech notes · Messaging · Q & A
Licensing tutorial Upload A basic, high-level tutorial about copyright and free licenses 1 - high 3 - medium Guillaume Paumier
Workflows Maintenance A generic workflow/ticketing system for issues, tasks & processes 2 - medium 1 - high Guillaume Paumier
"Report an issue" wizard Maintenance A wizard to help users report issues efficiently and to direct them to the appropriate venue 2 - medium 3 - low Guillaume Paumier
MediaWiki Dashboard Maintenance A personal dashboard that allows users to aggregate more interesting information feeds and facilitates internal communication 2 - medium 2 - medium Guillaume Paumier
Interface cleanup Using and reusing content Clean-up of the asset description page & user interface 2 - medium 3 - low Guillaume Paumier Neil Kandalgaonkar
Interwiki upload Crosswiki integration Ability to upload to Commons from any Wikimedia wiki 2 - medium 2 - medium Guillaume Paumier Neil Kandalgaonkar
Multilingual search Multilingual support Ability to search media in languages other than English 2 - medium  ?? Daniel Kinzler
Multiple upload Upload Ability to upload multiple files at once 2 - medium 2 - medium Guillaume Paumier Neil Kandalgaonkar
Drag'n'drop upload Upload Ability to catch file drag'n'drop events and tie it to the upload process 3 - low 2 - medium
Category suggestion Maintenance Suggestion of categories based on description 1 - high 1 - high I seriously question the usefulness of this feature -- NeilK
Patrol files Maintenance Tools & workflow to help patrol & review recently uploaded files 2 - medium 2 - medium
Location editor Editing Ability to specify (or remove) geotag using an OpenStreetMap widget 3 - low 3 - low
Picture annotation Editing Ability to annotate pictures 3 - low 3 - low Isn't this already done?
Basic image editing Editing Ability to rotate & crop pictures 2 - medium 2 - medium not so hard to do in code, just need to set up server to do it in production
Structured data Maintenance 1 - high 1 - high
Filtered search Using and reusing content Ability to use search filters based on categories or structured data 2 - medium 1 - high
IPTC support Back-end Ability to extract IPTC metadata 2 - medium 2 - medium Brian Wolff GSoC
XMP support Back-end Ability to extract XMP metadata 2 - medium 2 - medium Brian Wolff GSoC
User gallery Navigation Special gallery page for users 3 - low 3 - low exists already as extension?
Slideshow Navigation Ability to watch a slideshow of pictures in a category or a list 3 - low 3 - low
Tags / category intersect / flattening Navigation 1 - high 1 - high
Push metadata Using and reusing content Ability to save page metadata to files 2 - medium 2 - medium I question the utility here -- NeilK
Queriable metadata Using and reusing content Ability to query asset metadata from the API 2 - medium 2 - medium
File fingerprint Back-end Feature to calculate fingerprints of files to allow fuzzy search 3 - low 1 - high unsolved problems in AI should probably not be on our agenda -- NeilK
Upload from third-party desktop applications Upload Plugins to upload from desktop applications 3 - low 1 - high Guillaume Paumier Guillaume Paumier (digiKam)
Batch asset metadata editing Maintenance Ability to make batch modifications of descriptions, categories, etc. 3 - low 1 - high Guillaume Paumier
User preferences for upload Upload Interface to specify default licenses, user template, categories etc. in user preferences 2 - medium 3 - low Guillaume Paumier Neil Kandalgaonkar

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