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Note: On , Pixabay switched the old sitewide license for all uploads from Creative Commons CC0 to the Pixabay license which does not meet the free content licensing requirements for Commons. Therefore, media published on Pixabay from onwards is not considered to be freely licensed and can't be accepted on Commons. Files uploaded to Commons after this date should be subject to careful license review, verifying that the publication date on Pixabay is prior to .

To uploader: Please provide the ID of the file as parameter in the template.
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The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of their rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

This documentation is transcluded from Template:PBLR/doc.

This is a shortcut for the {{Pixabay}} tag template, to confirm the License Review. The License reviewer, status and date will be automatically placed.


{{subst:PBLR |1= |2= }}

Template parameters

1IDThe Pixabay IDemptyrequired
2VIDNeeded for videos! Has to be set to value vid (case does not matter).emptyoptional
Template data
<templatedata>JSON</templatedata> ./. {{TemplateBox}}

TemplateData is a way to store information about template parameters (the description of those and of the whole template) for both humans and machines. It is used by VisualEditor and possibly other tools like Upload Wizard.

Existing template documentation
At Wikimedia Commons, it is recommended to use {{TemplateBox}} with either useTemplateData=1 or useTemplateData=only on the /doc subpage and transcluding it with {{Documentation}} into the template. <nowiki>-tags can be wrapped around the arguments, if required, to avoid templates being expanded.

Newly created template documentation and imports
Another option, especially for imported templates, or for users with JSON experience, is placing raw <templatedata>-tags into the Wikitext of the template, as described in various Wikipediae.

There is an ongoing discussion about that matter. Feel invited to comment if you are experienced in either way, your time permits and if you like to share your opinion or to make a suggestion.

Wikipedia's help about TemplateDataCommons-specific information

This is a shortcut for the Pixabay tag template, to confirm the License Review. The License reviewer, status and date will be automatically placed.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.


The Pixabay ID


Needed for videos! Has to be set to value <code>vid</code> (case does not matter).


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: Image reviewers

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

No confirmation possible

  • If you cannot confirm the license, because you found the image is not existant on Pixabay or is actually from another source, where it is not declared as public domain or CC-0, add this instead (do not replace the {{Pixabay}} tag):
{{Copyvio|Pixabay review NOT passed: Media file is not from Pixabay or not found.}} ~~~~
But note, that due to CC-0 licence the files may be simply be copied. Check the dates if possible, because it may be possible that someone on the other website is committing copy fraud. In uncertain cases start a regular deletion request and describe your doubts ({{Delete}} template).
  • If you notice the file already exists on Commons, add the {{Duplicate}} template without confirmation.