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This documentation is transcluded from Template:PermissionOTRS/doc.

Only OTRS volunteers may place the {{PermissionOTRS}} template on a file. This template is used to identify the OTRS ticket associated with the permission statement of that file. See Commons:OTRS for more information.

The template automatically sets the following categories:


{{PermissionOTRS |id= }}

Or use the shorthand {{OTRS|… parameters as described …}}

OTRS members are encouraged to use the gadget: Please use the OTRS helper gadget. You can enable the gadget at Special:Preferences#Gadgets --> Tools for authorized users --> PermissionOTRS

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
Use {{PermissionOTRS|id=################}} when you know the ticket ID number. This is the preferred way of specifying ticket number, which is a 16 digit number starting with 4 digit year. The template recognizes numbers between 1980 0000 0000 0000 and 3000 0000 0000 0000, and flags the id's outside that range as incorrect and places them in Category:Items with incorrect OTRS ticket ID. empty required
nocat Use "nocat=1" to suppress automatically added categories empty optional
user Use "user=Username" to indicate the OTRS volunteer that has processed the ticket empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all content namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: OTRS members

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

Relies on:


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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:PermissionOTRS/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:PermissionOTRS/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.


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