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This template is used to mark pages as being protected, along with their type of protection.
Type {{protected}} at the top of an article. Optionally, an unnamed parameter can be used to indicate how long the article is protected for: {{protected|indef}}, for instance, if the article is indefinitely protected, or {{protected|date}}, with the date the protection expires as date, to indicate a temporary protection.
Sample output
{{protected}} places one of the below icons in the top-right of the article this template is used on.
Icons available, with type
Padlock - full
Padlock-silver - semi
Padlock-olive - move
Padlock-red - indef
See also
Template:Protected on Wikipedia, upon which this template was based.
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