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Provides a wrapper around Creator templates which can also be used to describe the role the creator played in creating this media (e.g. writer, painter, illustrator, publisher, etc.)


{{Agent |role= |creator= |note= |years= }}

This template should be used wherever Creator templates are used, such as in the "Author" field of {{Information}}.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
role What role did this creator play in creating this media file? Must be one of: creator, publisher, photographer, artist, illustrator, author, writer, painter, engraver, lithographer, editor. creator required
creator The name of the creator. If a Creator template exists for that name, this template will insert that template here. Otherwise, it will provide a link allowing a creator template to be easily created. empty required
note A short note to be added after the role. This can be used to add additional information, such as if this role is disputed. empty optional
years The years in which this creator was active. This makes it easy to disambiguate between creators with the same name. Note that this field will be completely ignored if a creator is provided. empty optional

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

See also


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)