Template:User committed identity

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Committed identity: {{{1}}} is a SHA-512 commitment to this user's real-life identity.
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This template provides a way for users to later prove that they were in control of their account when this template was first included on their userpage. This works by placing a secret key on the userpage, so in case the account is compromised, the user can convince others are truly the person behind the username.

The template automatically sets the following categories:


{{User committed identity |1= |2= }}

Template parameters

1hash stringThe hash produced from your secret string.emptyrequired
2hash functionThe hash function used to produce the hash.SHA-512optional
backgroundbackground colorThe background CSS color of the box.#E0E8FFoptional
borderborder colorThe border CSS color of the box.#E0E8FFoptional

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: all users


{{User committed identity|ef7c4c55a176bd20ed558aaefde21c4803080195|SHA-1|background=#FC9|border=#000}}

renders as:

Committed identity: ef7c4c55a176bd20ed558aaefde21c4803080195 is a SHA-1 commitment to this user's real-life identity.

See also


This template is not intended to be localized.