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Discographies

Before adding images to the database, we recommend that everyone familiarizes themselves with our guidelines for each type of image: group imagesartist images, and their appropriate sizes listed at the top of the edit pages. 

Adding images can be intimidating at first but the most important details are: selecting good quality images & editing images without destroying them.

1) Avoid extra small images / low quality

Find images that are at least as big as the minimum resolution required. (remember you'll be removing unnecessary white space) 

Our policy will always be to keep the best looking profile photos available, not always the most recent. This means in some cases we will not accept a newer image of the artist if it is a visual downgrade

2) Understanding your editing software

You can use whichever image software (e.g. Photoshop, GIMP, Paint.NET) or online tool you prefer. The most important thing is to learn how to use it. There are some pretty amazing online tutorials that can teach you how to crop transparent .pngs

There should be no logos/text/watermarks over a persons image

Crop images so there isn't any empty white space at the sides or above or below the image

3) Keep it simple

There is no need to add your own color tones, special effects.

Transparent .PNGs
  • Face picture: 560 width & portrait or square orientation allowed -  PNGs shoulder length and above or chest and above
  • Full Body: 1100 width - Must be fully body
  • Signature: 1100 width & only landscape or square orientation allowed
  • Lightstick: 1100 width
Basic Data
  • In relationship should be who they're currently in a relationship with
  • Schooling should be their highest form of education 
Kpop data
  • Fandom names and colors must be the official names given not fan made
  • Greetings are how the artist introduces themselves
  • Descriptions should use internal links when refrencing other pages on kpopping.com. For example if you're editing  TWICE's description and mention JYP Entertainment the text should link to the pages
Transparent .PNGs
 
  • Full picture size: 1100 width & landscape only
  • Thumbnail size: 900 width & landscape only
  • Lightstick size: 1100 width
  • Logo size: 1100 width
Naming
  • Alias known as is used for our tagging system it should be for groups that have multiple names such as "Cosmic Girls / WJSN" or "SNSD / Girls' Generation" 
  • Refresh TTS is used to refresh the sound file in case there is a name change
Basic Data
  • In relationship should be who they're currently in a relationship with
  • Schooling should be their highest form of education 
Kpop data
  • Fandom names and colors must be the official names given not fan made
  • Greetings are how the artist introduces themselves
  • Descriptions should use internal links when refrencing other pages on kpopping.com. For example if you're editing  TWICE's description and mention JYP Entertainment the text should link to the page
Disbanded groups
  • Once a group has disbanded we set the final lineup as whoever participiated in the last album they released
Base
  • Cover photos should be the official cover art of the albums
  • Dates should always be using KST
Album tracks
  • Music video tracking checkbox will make it so on the profile page of the tagged artists will show a history of the amount of YouTube views the music video has. Make sure the video is a officially uploaded music video and not fan uploaded.
  • Custom titles is used to rename the title from youtube as sometimes these can be entirely in korean and need to be translated to english. PAK's and music video view tracking must use custoom titles
  • YouTube urls should always be the official music video & official audio tracks, official audio tracks can be found easily on YouTube Music
  • PAKs (Perfect All-Kills)  tracks how many hours a song stayed at #1