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This video, screenshot or audio excerpt was originally uploaded on YouTube under a CC license.
Their website states: "YouTube allows users to mark their videos with a Creative Commons CC BY license."
To the uploader: You must provide a link (URL) to the original file and the authorship information if available.
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This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
You are free:
  • to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to remix – to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
  • attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

This template will categorize into Category:Media from YouTube.
This documentation is transcluded from Template:YouTube CC-BY/doc.

For YouTube videos with licenses that state "Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)"


{{YouTube CC-BY |1= }}

Click on "Show More" in the section beneath the video (near the date and the description). Only use this template with videos listed as "Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)".
See Commons:Where is the license on various sites? #YouTube for explanation how to find licensing information on YouTube pages.

Template parameters

1AuthorThe author of the video, for attribution in the templateemptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: no namespace specified

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified


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)

The localization takes place at Template:YouTube CC-BY/i18n.