Template:Attribution-CC-Author

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Creative Commons Attribution If you choose to use this work under the Creative Commons license stated above, the author, {{{Name}}} ({{{WMUID}}}), would like you to attribute the work to him (among other requirements such as indicating that the work is licensed under the Creative Commons) with the following text or similar:
© {{{Name2}}}, {{{year}}}.

His name should be a link to the Wikimedia Commons userpage {{{WMUID}}}. If a link is not possible, then the url should be placed in parentheses after the name. If the work has been substantially altered by other people (see the File history section below), then this particular attribution requirement is waived, which means you can attribute the work in any reasonable manner.


This attribution requirement is provided pursuant to the Creative Commons Attribution mechanism where "you must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work)." (See "Attribution" in the Creative Commons website.)