Template:Before

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The template renders a time indication like before 5 May 1987 in the language set in the preferences.

Usage

{{Before |1= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 Date indicating the beginning of the period. Any proleptic Gregorian calendar or Gregorian calendar date between 1 January 1 AD and 31 December 9999 AD. Dates BC are not yet supported. Also incomplete dates are allowed: just the year or the year and the month. A year has to be written in full 4-digit, without leading zeros. Optionally it is followed by a dash and a 2-digit month number; optionally this is followed by a dash and a 2-digit day number; optionally this is followed by the time. empty required

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

{{Before|2010-08-18}}: before 18 August 2010
{{Before|2010-08}}: before August 2010
{{Before|2010}}: before 2010