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This template is used to help image uploaders record an image summary on each image they upload. See Help:Image templates and Fanlore:Image Policy for more information.

For webpage screencaps, use Template:ImageSummaryWebpage instead.


To use, copy and paste


into the image page.


  • title = title of the image, if applicable (usually for fanart)
  • description = brief description of the contents of the image
  • source = where and how the image was created: URL where the image was taken from if applicable; if the editor uploading the image scanned, screencapped or photographed something to create the image, identify what it was scanned, capped or photographed from.
  • date = when the image or the object depicted in the image was created
  • copyright = type Fair for fair use images, use CC for images under Creative Commons Licensing (for the occasions where you own or created the image, or if you are using somebody else's CC licensed image -- note the specifics of the CC license as well), or Permission for images used under permission. These are case sensitive key words.
  • location = if the image is a photograph/scan of a physical object, include where the object is located or who owns it, etc.
  • artist = the person who created the image (if fanart) or the object depicted in the image and/or the photographer (if a photograph), depending on the type of image
  • fandom = name of the fandom that the image is related to
  • category = categories should be added here, usually the fandom category, example: Category:Les Misérables or a sub-category such as Category:Harry Potter Art

Note: The shortcuts for the copyright field are case-sensitive.

The Template

Copyright/Permission Status: