Template:Date context

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This template allows to specify a context for a date.


{{Date context |1= |2= |3= |lang= }}

The parameter {{{2}}} and the optional parameter {{{3}}} can be ISO 8601 dates

Possible values for {{{1}}}:

  • "cast": statue cast at time {{{2}}}
  • "created": object created at time {{{2}}}
  • "dedicated": object dedicated at time {{{2}}}
  • "destrоyed": object destrоyed at time {{{2}}}
  • "published": object published at time {{{2}}}
  • "scanned": object scanned at time {{{2}}}
  • "validity": file valid for the time frame {{{2}}} till {{{3}}} (e.g. a map, that shows a state that applied for a limited timeframe only)
  • "vectorized": object vectorized at time {{{2}}}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 type of date empty required
2 date in ISO 8601 format empty required
3 second date in ISO 8601 format empty optional
lang language code (only needs to be provided if the language shall be fixed and independant from the user's preferences) value of {{int:Lang}} optional

Additional information

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

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

Relies on:
{{ISOdate}}, {{LangSwitch}}


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)