Template:Credit line

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Template adds Credit line field to {{Information}} template used with most images, which stores credit line or attribution text, that author wishes to be used by reusers, as is required for files using Creative Commons CC-BY and CC-BY-SA licenses.

Contents

Usage

{{Credit line|Author=|Other=|License=}}

Parameters

Parameter name Description (this part of the documentation is only available in some languages) Default value required or optional?

Author Author's name portion of the Credit line. Could be pseudonym or Commons username empty optional
Other Other parts of the Credit line separated by "/". They can include:
  • Attribution Parties, like Wikimedia Commons or sponsor institute
  • URI, like web address
  • Title of the work

Other=WC will provide link to Wikimedia Commons

empty optional
License License portion of the Credit line. Required for CC-BY-SA and GDFL licenses but optional for rare {{Attribution}} or CC-BY licenses. Use word 'skip' to omit license section. empty required

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces:

  • the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups:

  • no user group specified

Placement: (this part of the documentation is only available in some languages)

Has to be placed as a value of other_fields field of {{Information}} template

Relies on:
{{Information field}}

<Seealso>

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Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx=Your translation" (xx being the code of your language)

Example

{{Information
|Description=description
|Source={{own}}
|Author=John Doe
|Date=2008-06-09
|other_fields={{Credit line |Author = © John Doe | Other = Wikimedia Commons |License = CC-BY-3.0 & GDFL}}
}}

will produce:


Description

description

Date

9 June 2008

Source

Template:Parse source

Author

John Doe

Permission
(Reusing this file)

See below.

Attribution
(required by the license)
© John Doe / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-3.0 & GDFL
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