Simple Commons Uploader
The Simple Commons Uploader makes it easy to batch upload your self-made photos and videos to the Wikimedia Commons.
You must have an account on Wikimedia Commons to use this program. Create an account by going here.
pip install simple-commons-uploader
usage: scu [-h] [--user USER] [--pw PW] [-i] [--wgen] [folders [folders ...]] Simple Commons Uploader positional arguments: folders folders with files to upload optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit --user USER username to use --pw PW password to use -i force interactive login --wgen run wgen password manager
The Simple Commons Uploader works with your normal password and BotPasswords.
There are three ways to authenticate:
- Interactively typing your credentials into the terminal, by running the program with the
- Specifying your credentials via the
- Using the Wgen setup utility by initially running the program with the
--wgenflag. This method has the advantage of saving your credentials so you won't have to type them in the next time you use the program.
The Simple Commons Uploader only uploads files in these file formats. Any other file types will be skippied.
Uploaded files will be named based on local folder name. For example, if your folder is called
Fancy pigeons, contains jpgs of fancy pigeons, and today's date is 2018-01-01, then the resulting files will be named
File:Fancy pigeons 1 2018-01-01.jpg,
File:Fancy pigeons 2 2018-01-01.jpg,
File:Fancy pigeons 3 2018-01-01.jpg, etc.