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I want to upload a bunch of pictures (png, approx. one thousand) to wikia (if I understand it correctly it runs mediawiki under the hood).

Is there a way to just select a directory on my pc, select a category it should be put to and let it automatically upload all the files?

I tried MultiUploader, but it throws a bunch of errors and even if it was working I don't know how to add all those newly uploaded images to one category.

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Is it your server? Do you have an FTP account to login to manage it? –  Raystafarian Aug 1 '13 at 9:31
    
No, it's not my server and I don't think they provide FTP access :( - wikia. –  monnef Aug 1 '13 at 12:56
    
Can you use the API to upload? –  Raystafarian Aug 1 '13 at 13:29
    
I was kinda hoping that there is some multi-upload tool already done, but only ones I found were server-side extensions. –  monnef Aug 1 '13 at 16:16

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You must use special:upload with MultiUpload, but you are limited to 10 at a time due to possible abuse.

Your link, MultiUploader can only be used by Autoconfirmed Users

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MultiUpload: Uploading ~1k images in groups of 10 and selecting it every time by hand is not an option. MultiUploader: I'm in autoconfirmed group, but the program is buggy - sometimes it does not upload a file even though it said it did, after some number of uploads (4?) it starts to popup message box with error every time next file is being uploaded. I wanted an automatic way of uploading = select folder, click upload button and let it do its work. Clicking thousand times every few seconds are pretty far from automatic... –  monnef Aug 1 '13 at 16:00

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