I have several pictures from Wikicommons that I would like to utilize. Each one has an author attribution that is supposed to be included when the picture is used. When I load the picture into the Wordpress Media Library, where should the attribution be placed? Does it go in the caption field so that everyone can see it (the attributions are quite long)?

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Labman Premium
Caption is the correct place to put the attribution.
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AllynBeekman Premium
Thanks. That's what I assumed. So, if it's a picture of an autographed baseball, for instance, and the attribution is listed as

"By BOLTandK2 (originally posted to Flickr as Ball) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons"

do I need to include this entire string as the caption or can I just use "By BOLTandK2 (originally posted to Flickr as Ball)"?
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Labman Premium
Second option
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AllynBeekman Premium
Wonderful! Appreciate your help.
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CarlaIves Premium
If it makes too messy of a caption, I think I might put it in the description field, which is larger. On usual attributions, I like it to show so people know I am not forgetting about the owner of the photograph that I am allowed to use. I would try it a few different ways and see what it looks like. If you can shorten it up but still leave most of the info intact, use the caption field. I don't use their photos. I get a lot of mine from freedigitalphotos.net and they have a one-line attribution that fits rather nicely. Good luck, Allyn!
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AllynBeekman Premium
Thanks Carla. These last couple pictures had very long attributions. The person who uploaded the picture had obtained it somewhere else, so it had both the uploader's info plus info about where they got it. According to WikiCommons, we are supposed to show the attribution as listed by the provider of the picture. That's what is causing my concern.
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