Template:Free-content attribution

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Definition of Free Cultural Works logo notext.svg This article incorporates text from a free content work. Further instructions are available at Wikipedia:Adding open license text to Wikipedia. :

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Usage[edit]

This template should be placed in the References section of an article if the article incorporates text from a source that is protected by an free content license and there is no source-specific template listed in Category:Attribution templates.

This template takes one required parameter and up to two optional parameters:

{{Free-content attribution|
|title=  <!-- The title of the work -->
|author = <!-- The author of the work -->
|publisher = <!-- The publisher of the work -->
|source=  <!-- The the source of the work if not from the publisher or the author -->
|documentURL= <!-- The URL of the work -->
|license statement URL= <!-- The URL of the license statement of the work if not included within the document -->
|license= <!-- The license of the work -->
}}

Using the built in parameters[edit]

{{Free-content attribution |title=UNESCO - MAB Biosphere Reserves Directory |author=A.N. Author |publisher=UNESCO |source= |license = CC BY-SA IGO 3.0 |documentURL=http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/ecological-sciences/biosphere-reserves/europe-north-america/france/fontainebleau-et-du-gatinais/ |license statement URL=http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/ecological-sciences/biosphere-reserves/world-network-wnbr/wnbr/}}
Result:
Definition of Free Cultural Works logo notext.svg This article incorporates text from a free content work. Further instructions are available at Wikipedia:Adding open license text to Wikipedia. Licensed under CC BY-SA IGO 3.0 Licence statement: UNESCO - MAB Biosphere Reserves Directory, A.N. Author, UNESCO.


Hidden category[edit]

This template includes a hidden category—Category:Open-source attribution—which does not appear at the bottom of an article page but does contain any article page that contains this template.

TemplateData[edit]

Explain that an article incorporates text from a source that is protected by a free-content license. Place in the article's references section.

Template parameters

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

Parameter Description Type Status
Title titleTitle

The title of the work

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String required
Author authorAuthor

The author or authors of the work

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Publisher publisherPublisher

The publisher of the work

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Source sourceSource

The source of the text e.g a third party website hosting the document

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Document URL documentURLDocumentURL

The URL of the document

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
URL suggested
License statement URL license statement URLLicense statement URL

The URL of the license statement if not stated in the document

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
URL suggested
License licenseLicense

The license covering the referred work(s); may be linked

Default
empty
Example
CC BY-SA
Auto value
empty
String suggested
1 1

A string or template to be used instead of the built-in parameters

Default
empty
Example
{{cite book |last1=Doe |first1=J. |title=Some Work |volume=Vol. 1, Part 2. |year=2000 |publisher=Foo Publishing House}}
Auto value
empty
String optional

See also[edit]

  • {{source-attribution}} - a template that can be placed in the References section of an article if the article incorporates text from a source that is not under copyright and there is no source specific template listed in Category:Attribution templates.
  • {{citation-attribution}} a template that can be placed at the end of a sentence, sentences or a paragraph that incorporates text from a source that is not under copyright. It is an alternative to this template if only a few sentences or a paragraph has been copied.