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This user account is a bot operated by [[:User:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]] ([[:User talk:{{{1}}}|talk]]). It is not a sock puppet, but rather an automated or semi-automated account for making repetitive edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually.
Administrators: if this bot is malfunctioning or causing harm, please block it.

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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Bot/doc.

Mark the user page of a bot, linking with bot operator

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Commons bots, unless status=inactive set, then Category:Inactive Commons bots. If appropriate type parameter set: the appropriate subcategory of Category:Commons bots by codebase. If appropriate task parameter set: the appropriate subcategory of Category:Commons bots by task. If source set: Category:Commons bots with public source code. If flag set: Category:Commons user accounts with bot flag. If admin set: Category:Commons admin bots. If toolserver set: Category:Commons toolserver bots.


{{Bot |1= |site= |type= |task= |text= |status= |source= |flag= |toolserver= |admin= |autopatrol= }}

Template parameters

1User name of bot operatoremptyrequired
siteinterwiki link to bot operator's home wiki, if not Commons. Can also be provided as named parameter site.emptyoptional
typeoptions: AWB, pywikibot, perlwikipediabot, peachy, DotNetWikiBot, wiki.javaemptyoptional
taskoptions: upload, maintenance, movetocommons, interwiki, archiveemptyoptional
textoptional descriptionemptyoptional
statusset to inactive if the bot is inactive, or globally-active if active on other Wikimedia projects but not Commons.emptyoptional
sourceset to yes if the bot has its source publicemptyoptional
flagset to yes if the bot has the bot flagemptyoptional
toolserverset to yes if the bot runs on the Toolserveremptyoptional
adminset to yes if the bot has the admin flagemptyoptional
autopatrolset to yes if the bot has the autopatrolled flagemptyoptional

Additional information

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

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

Relies on:


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

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:Bot/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.