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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Monthbyyear/doc.

English: This template creates a navigation box for categories in the [[Category:MONTH YEAR]] format under the parent categories Category:Months by year and Category:Years by month. For example, in Category:February 1934

The template automatically sets the following categories: YEAR by month, MONTH by year


{{Monthbyyear |1= |2= |3= }}

Example: {{monthbyyear|194|1|7}}


July by year:
1941 by month:

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 The first three digits of the number of the year (indicating the decade) empty required
2 The fourth digit of the number of the year (indicating the precise year) empty required
3 The number of month in the year empty required

Additional information

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

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

Placement: At the top of the page

Relies on:

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)


This template was based on {{MagazinesYear}}.