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This template is used in the "date" parameter of the {{Information}} template to render the words "upload date" in the language specified in the user's preferences. This template should be used only if the creation date of the file is unknown.


{{Upload date |1= }}

There are two possible ways to use this template:

  • Use the template without any parameters. It just renders the words "upload date".
  • Give the date in ISO 8601 form as a parameter. The template displays the date (localized by {{ISOdate}}) and renders the words "upload date".

Template parameters

1Date in ISO 8601 form. {{ISOdate}} is used.emptyoptional

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


{{Upload date|2019-05-22}}

renders as:

(upload date)

See also

{{Taken on}}, {{Taken in}}, {{According to EXIF data}}, {{Original upload date}}
{{Uploaded on}}, for a different text format.


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)