Permanently protected template

Template:Do not move to Commons

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Usage

This template must be accompanied by the appropriate copyright tag. It often accompanies {{PD-US}}.

The reason argument is optional but is recommended for clarifying the reason as to why the work should not be moved to Commons. For the situation where a work of non-US origin is free content in the United States while being subject to copyright restrictions in its country of origin, the parameter USonly can be given as reason=USonly to supply a standard explanation about the work being non-free in its country of origin.

The template takes an optional argument expiry that hides the message at the end of the given year. For example, if a work by an author who died in 1950 was first published in a country whose copyright term is life plus 70 years, expiry would be 2020, and the message would automatically disappear in 2021, when the image would be automatically placed into Category:Media now suitable for Commons.

Examples

{{Do not move to Commons}}
Always shows the template.
{{Do not move to Commons|expiry=2020}}
Shows the message until December 31, 2020, but hides it starting January 1, 2021.
{{Do not move to Commons|reason=USonly}}
For situations where a work of non-US origin is free content in the United States but non-free or potentially non-free in its country of origin.
{{Do not move to Commons|reason=Other reason}}
For situations where more clarification as to why it should not be uploaded to Commons is needed.

TemplateData

No description.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Status
reason reason

Clarifying the reason as to why the work should not be moved to Commons. For the situation where a work of non-US origin is free content in the United States while being subject to copyright restrictions in its country of origin, the parameter “USonly” can be given as “reason=USonly” to supply a standard explanation about the work being non-free in its country of origin.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string suggested
expiry year expiry1

It hides the message at the end of the given year. For example, if a work by an author who died in 1950 was first published in a country whose copyright term is life plus 70 years, “expiry” would be 2020, and the message would automatically disappear in 2021, when the image would be automatically placed into “Category:Media now suitable for Commons”.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
date optional

See also