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Public domain I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. This applies worldwide.
In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so:
I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

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This template is to mark your own images released into the Public Domain ("PD").
NB: Please do not use it for other people's images. Only use it if you, the uploader, are the sole copyright holder of the work and no works copyrighted by other people are included in it, unless those works may be used under an exception to copyright protections such as Freedom of panorama.

Usage

{{PD-self |author= }}

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
authorIf specification of an author is requiredemptyoptional
categoryoverride categorisation[[Category:PD-self|{{PAGENAME}}]]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

Relies on:
{{PD-Layout}}

Localization

This template is localized by utilizing MediaWiki namespace messages. These can be translated at translatewiki.net (current translations).


Examples

{{PD-self |author=[[:en:John Doe|John Doe]]}} gives

Public domain This work has been released into the public domain by its author, John Doe. This applies worldwide.
In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so:
John Doe grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

See also