MediaWiki:Licenses

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  • subst:uwl|I don't know what the license is
  • Your own work (best practices):
    • self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-all|migration=redundant|Own work, copyleft, attribution required (Multi-license GFDL, CC-BY-SA all versions)
    • self|Cc-zero|CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication, all rights waived (Public domain)
    • PD-self|Own work, all rights released (Public domain)
    • self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-3.0|migration=redundant|Own work, copyleft, attribution required (GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0)
    • self|GFDL|cc-by-3.0|migration=redundant|Own work, attribution required (GFDL, CC-BY 3.0)
    • self|cc-by-sa-3.0|Own work, copyleft, attribution required (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
  • Not self-made, but has been released under:
    • Creative Commons licenses
      • cc-by-sa-3.0|Attribution ShareAlike 3.0
      • cc-by-sa-2.5|Attribution ShareAlike 2.5
      • cc-by-3.0|Attribution 3.0
      • cc-by-2.5|Attribution 2.5
    • Free Art License
      • FAL|Free Art License
    • Flickr photos
      • subst:template 2|flickrreview|subst:uwl|Image from Flickr and I do not know the license
      • subst:template 2|cc-by-sa-2.0|flickrreview|Uploaded to Flickr under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0
      • subst:template 2|cc-by-2.0|flickrreview|Uploaded to Flickr under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0
  • Public domain:
    • PD-old-100|Author died more than 100 years ago
    • PD-old-70-1923|Author died more than 70 years ago AND the work was published before 1923
    • PD-old-70|Unclear-PD-US-old-70|Author died more than 70 years ago BUT the work was published after 1923
    • PD-Art|Reproduction of a painting that is in the public domain because of its age
    • PD-US|First published in the United States before 1923
    • PD-USGov|Original work of the US Federal Government
    • PD-USGov-NASA|Original work of NASA
    • PD-USGov-Military-Navy|Original work of the US Military Navy
    • PD-ineligible|Too simple to be copyrighted
    • subst:Template 2|PD-textlogo|Trademarked|Logo with only simple text (wordmark)
  • Other alternatives:
  • subst:uwl|I found the image on Google or a random website
    • Fair use|Fair use image (Not allowed on Commons. Image will be deleted.)
    • Copyrighted free use|Copyrighted, but may be used for any purpose, including commercially
    • Attribution|May be used for any purpose, including commercially, if the copyright holder is properly attributed