Template:Taken on

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Taken on

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This template is used in the "date" parameter of the {{Information}} template to render the words "Taken on" in the language specified in the user's preferences. It is different from {{taken in}} in that the English language distinguishes between the two terms: a photograph is "taken on" an exact day, date, or week, but is "taken in" a longer period of time, e.g., a week, month, season, year, or longer.

The template automatically sets the following categories: corresponding subcategory of

The file type is detected with {{File type}}. The categorization can be supressed with parameter cat=no (appropriate when the file is manually moved to any subcategory of the default target category, e.g. a country-specific subcategory).


{{Taken on |1= |cat= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 Date in ISO 8601 form (time can be included). {{ISOdate}} is used. empty optional
cat Disables categorisation if no empty optional

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

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)