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=How to Add or Change Cover Art=
 
=How to Add or Change Cover Art=
   
This page describes how to add or change the cover art pictures for releases. This can be done using the [[Advanced Relationship Type|AdvancedRelationshipType]] [[Amazon Relationship Type|"... has Amazon ASIN ..."]].
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This page describes how to add or change the cover art pictures for releases. This can be done using the [[Advanced Relationship Type|AdvancedRelationshipType]] [[Amazon Relationship Type|"has Amazon ASIN"]] or [[Cover Art Relation Ship Type|"has cover art at"]].
   
 
==How to Add Cover Art==
 
==How to Add Cover Art==
   
 
On the designated release page there should be a link with '''Relate to URL'''. Click this and you should be taken the page where you can enter an URL.
 
On the designated release page there should be a link with '''Relate to URL'''. Click this and you should be taken the page where you can enter an URL.
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===Amazon===
   
 
In the pull-down menu under the header ''links to affiliates'' you will find the special link '''has amazon asin'''.
 
In the pull-down menu under the header ''links to affiliates'' you will find the special link '''has amazon asin'''.
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* ''<code><nowiki>http://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/##########</nowiki></code>'' for France etc.
 
* ''<code><nowiki>http://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/##########</nowiki></code>'' for France etc.
   
where ######### is the 10 digit [[ASIN]] code. The ASIN will be parsed from the URL entered.
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where ######### is the 10 or 11 digit [[ASIN]] code. The ASIN will be parsed from the URL entered.
   
 
Also make sure you don't add URLs to products that are only sold by custom sellers (those that don't have an Amazon price).
 
Also make sure you don't add URLs to products that are only sold by custom sellers (those that don't have an Amazon price).
   
Finally, be careful to add the right ASIN to the right release version. Don't add an ASIN that links to a version with bonus tracks to a release in MB that doesn't have them.
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Finally, be careful to add the right ASIN to the right release version. Don't add an ASIN that links to a version with bonus tracks to a release in MB that doesn't have them.
   
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===Other sites===
==How to Delete Incorrect Cover Art of Promo Albums, Bootlegs, and Other Releases Not Present on Amazon==
 
   
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Cover Art can be added from a restricted number of [[Cover Art Sites|"other sites"]], using the [[Cover Art Relationship Type|CoverArtRelationshipType]]. For any of these sites, follow the instructions at [[Cover Art Sites|CoverArtSites]] as to the type of URL to add.
# '''Add''' a random Amazon ASIN AR.
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">''(if applicable, with auto-editor privileges '''disabled''')''
 
</ul>
 
# '''Cancel''' your [[Add Relationship Edit|AddRelationshipEdit]] (the one you entered in step 1).
 
   
 
==Related How To's==
 
==Related How To's==
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* [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]]
 
* [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]]
* [[Amazon Relationship Type|AmazonRelationshipType]]
 
 
* [[Amazon]]
 
* [[Amazon]]
 
* [[ASIN]]
 
* [[ASIN]]

Revision as of 07:54, 27 November 2008

How to Add or Change Cover Art

This page describes how to add or change the cover art pictures for releases. This can be done using the AdvancedRelationshipType "has Amazon ASIN" or "has cover art at".

How to Add Cover Art

On the designated release page there should be a link with Relate to URL. Click this and you should be taken the page where you can enter an URL.

Amazon

In the pull-down menu under the header links to affiliates you will find the special link has amazon asin.

Be sure to add the URLs to the appropriate country's Amazon stores:

  • http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/########## for US
  • http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/########## for German
  • http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/########## for Japanese and
  • http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/########## for UK
  • http://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/########## for France etc.

where ######### is the 10 or 11 digit ASIN code. The ASIN will be parsed from the URL entered.

Also make sure you don't add URLs to products that are only sold by custom sellers (those that don't have an Amazon price).

Finally, be careful to add the right ASIN to the right release version. Don't add an ASIN that links to a version with bonus tracks to a release in MB that doesn't have them.

Other sites

Cover Art can be added from a restricted number of "other sites", using the CoverArtRelationshipType. For any of these sites, follow the instructions at CoverArtSites as to the type of URL to add.

Related How To's

Further Information