Template:Original uploaded by

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Original uploaded by: User:example

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This template is used in the "Author" parameter of the {{Information}} template to render the words "Original uploaded by" in the language specified in the user's preferences.


{{Original uploaded by |1= |2= }}

Or use the shorthand Originaluploadedby

There are two possible ways to use this template:

  • Use the template with one parameter. It just renders the words "Original uploaded by" followed by link to the user page in Commons.
  • Give the language code as a second parameter. The template displays the words "Original uploaded by" followed by link to the user page in the language wiki specified by the language code.

Template parameters

1User nameemptyrequired
2Language codeemptyoptional

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


{{Original uploaded by|Example}}

renders as:

Original uploaded by: Example

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)