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Template:Copy to Wikimedia Commons

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For more details on this topic, see Wikipedia:Moving files to the Commons.

The style this template has above is meant for image pages. This template automatically detects if it is used on an article page (main space) and then it looks like this:

This template will categorise tagged pages into Category:Copy to Wikimedia Commons.

Please do not subst: this template. Please do not insert {{...}} characters into the edit summary of the target pages, as this causes formatting problems after the edit history is transwikied. This template is a self-reference.

Usage: simple

  • {{Copy to Wikimedia Commons}}

Will send the file to Category:Copy to Wikimedia Commons.

Usage: detailed

  • {{Copy to Wikimedia Commons|bot=Botname|date=April 2015}}
  • {{Copy to Wikimedia Commons|priority=true}}
  • {{Copy to Wikimedia Commons|human=username}}

Some parameters can be used together and some should not be used together:

Template data

A template to indicate that the file should be copied to Commons

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Auto value Status
Month and year date Gives the date the file has been suggested for transfer to Commons string empty empty optional
Bot name bot Name of the tagging bot if it was mass-tagged by one wiki-user-name empty empty optional
Priority for MtC drives priority Put 'true' if it is a priority file in an MtC drive string empty empty optional
Reviewing user human Name of human reviewer wiki-user-name empty empty optional


See also