MediaWiki:Licenses

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  • subst:No license from license selector|Don't know|I do not know the license
  • subst:No license from license selector|Somewebsite|Found the image somewhere
  • subst:Permission from license selector|The copyright holder gave me permission to use this work only in Wikipedia articles
  • subst:Non-commercial from license selector|The copyright holder only allows this work to be used for non-commercial and/or educational purposes
  • Your own work:
    • Allow non-commercial use, commercial use, and modifications as long as others credit you and share alike:
      • self|cc-by-sa-3.0|GFDL|migration=redundant|Own work, multi-license with CC-BY-SA-3.0 and GFDL
      • self|cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0|Own work, multi-license with CC-BY-SA-3.0 and older
      • self|cc-by-sa-3.0|Own work, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0
    • Allow non-commercial use, commercial use, and modifications as long as others credit you:
      • self|cc-by-3.0|Own work, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
    • Reserve no rights:
      • self|cc-zero|Own work, release into public domain under the CC-Zero license
  • Freely licensed:
    • cc-by-sa-3.0|Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0
    • cc-by-3.0|Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
  • Public domain:
    • Copyright expired:
      • PD-old|Author died more than 100 years ago
      • PD-art|- Photo of a two-dimensional work whose author died more than 100 years ago
      • PD-US|First published in the United States before 1923
    • Not covered by copyright:
      • PD-USGov|Work of a U.S. government agency
      • PD-text|Simple typefaces, individual words or geometric shapes
      • PD-textlogo|Logos with only simple typefaces, individual words or geometric shapes
  • Unacceptable fair use:
    • subst:autodate|AutoReplaceable fair use people|Fair use image of a living person
    • subst:autodate|AutoReplaceable fair use buildings|Fair use image of an existing building
  • Non-free / fair use - read WP:NONFREE before using any of the following tags:
    • Non-free computer icon|Computer icon
    • Non-free logo|Logo
    • Non-free audio sample|Music sample
    • Non-free promotional|Promotional material
    • Non-free stamp|Fair use postage stamp, where copyright depends on country
      • Non-free USGov-USPS stamp|- U.S. postage stamp from 1978 or later
    • Non-free currency|Image of currency that may be copyrighted
    • Non-free historic image|Historically significant fair use (deceased persons or historic events)
    • Covers:
      • Non-free album cover|Album or single cover
      • Non-free board game cover|Board game cover
      • Non-free book cover|Book cover
      • Non-free comic|Comic book stuff
      • Non-free video cover|DVD, Blu-Ray Disc, videotape, etc. cover
      • Non-free game cover|Video game cover
      • Non-free magazine cover|Magazine cover (can only be used in the article about the magazine)
      • Non-free newspaper image|Newspaper cover
    • Posters:
      • Non-free poster|Any kind of poster
    • Screenshots:
      • Non-free film screenshot|Movie screenshot
      • Non-free television screenshot|TV screenshot
      • Non-free game screenshot|Computer game or video game screenshot
      • Non-free music video screenshot|Music video or music promo screenshot
      • Non-free software screenshot|Software screenshot
        • Non-free Microsoft screenshot|- Screenshot of a Microsoft product
        • Non-free software screenshot|Screenshots of Windows software|- Windows software screenshot
        • Non-free software screenshot|Screenshots of Mac software|- Mac OS software screenshot
        • Non-free software screenshot|Screenshots of Linux software|- Linux software screenshot
      • Non-free web screenshot|Website layout screenshot
        • wikipedia-screenshot|Wikipedia web page screenshot