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Do you know the rules?
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Before you continue...
Please be sure you review the rules here, found officially in the Kingdom Hearts Database's Media policy, before you upload any new files. Failure to observe the Media policy may result in your uploads being removed and you being blocked or banned.

Use this page to upload various files to the Kingdom Hearts Database. Uploaded files can be viewed in the list of uploaded files.

Review the Manual of Style, Media policy, and other help documents for instructions on how to use media. To include a file in a page, use a link in one of the following forms:

  • [[File:File.jpg]] to use the full version of the file
  • [[File:File.png|150px|thumb|left|alt text]] to use a 150 pixel wide rendition in a box in the left margin with "alt text" as description
  • [[Media:File.ogg]] for directly linking to the file without displaying the file

Images

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Only images with .png or .gif extensions are currently allowed. Images should not be blurry, and copyright watermarks should be limited to Disney, Square Enix, or publications who are exclusively providing the image. Renders and other single-item artwork should have transparent backgrounds. Do not upload fan art or fan-made models.

Audio files

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Only audio files with the .ogg extension are allowed. Soundtrack files should be limited to no more than 30 seconds, with exceptions as needed to better illustrate the piece. Such exceptions should be discussed publicly before uploading. Entire tracks and albums may be a violation of copyright laws in the United States and elsewhere, and may be marked for deletion. Do not upload fan-made tracks or remixes unless officially published or licensed by Square Enix or Disney.

Videos

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Videos should not be uploaded directly to the Kingdom Hearts Database. Instead, upload videos to YouTube or another stable video-hosting site. and embed into articles using YouTube. Do not embed videos that are too blurry or poorly recorded. You may upload videos to the Database's YouTube channel; please talk to a member of the Database staff for more information.

Manuals and Books

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You may upload manuals, press materials, and other books and publications in .pdf format only. Do not upload copyrighted material such as Ultimania series, the Kingdom Hearts light novel series, or the Kingdom Hearts manga series. Manga and novel covers should be uploaded as images, not PDF documents.

File Names and Licensing

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  • Upload files using the Kingdom Hearts Database's file-naming system, which is File:(subject/name/cutscene name) (world (if applicable)) (number (if applicable)) (game abbreviation).(file type[png, ogg, gif, pdf])
  • The definitive game abbreviation list used on the Kingdom Hearts Database can be found in the Manual of Style
  • Be sure to select the appropriate license during upload for each file.
  • It is important that you list the original source of any image, including if you took the image yourself from the games or from another site.